[ModLib] A Few ML Finds

John Krygier jbkrygier at owu.edu
Fri May 16 16:56:09 EDT 2014


A once in a lifetime find.

John K.


On May 16, 2014, at 4:46 PM, John Ireland <jireland at niu.edu> wrote:

> You mean this one:  http://makingmaps.owu.edu/modernlibrary/gg/gats.html
> That was the "greatest".
> 
> John Ireland
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> >>> "John Peterson" <jpetersonlhi at frontier.com> 05/16/14 2:18 PM >>>
> Wow! Congratulations—great finds, indeed!  But they pale in comparison to the Gatsby you found in a #8 binding a few years ago.
>  
> John Peterson
>  
> From: John Krygier
> Sent: Friday, May 16, 2014 9:10 AM
> To: For collectors of Modern Library books
> Subject: [ModLib] A Few ML Finds
>  
> Hi all,
>  
> It is not often that one finds ML leatherette in jackets in a bookstore - found two yesterday
> (Zuleika @$9 and Camille @$12 - Spring ’28 list) along with Snow’s Red Star Over China ($9).
> The Snow has 316 titles (not a first). I also have a Snow with 322 titles (so there were at least
> three printings of this title).
>  
> Also, recently bought a copy of Little Women from ABE: $40 (which is as cheap as I have ever
> seen one). See the attached photo.
>  
> Earlier in the week, at Half-Price-Books, a Giant buckram, Studs Lonigan, in VG condition ($7)
> along with a half dozen nice #8 bindings in jackets, all titles missing from my collection, for
> $5 each.
>  
> The Beerbohm Zuleika Dobson (in image) has a jacket with a fall 1927 list. Thus Scot can update
> the Beerbohm jackets page (currently this jacket is listed as 1926).
>  
> http://www.modernlib.com/authors/bAuthors/beerbohmJackets.html
>  
> John K.
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