[ModLib] A Few ML Finds

Don Eveland pecksgrove at aol.com
Fri May 16 17:44:36 EDT 2014


My great find, if I ever, would be The Illustrated Bible and Treasure Island with a Dj 
Someday 

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On May 16, 2014, at 3:56 PM, John Krygier <jbkrygier at owu.edu> wrote:

> A once in a lifetime find.
> 
> John K.
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> 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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