[ModLib] Intro to Aristotle, 248.1

Ron Holl ron at scribblemonger.com
Fri Aug 7 17:00:05 EDT 2015


Hi John!

"No Lucy," now THAT is funny.

This supports the lack of characters in the Fall 1947 - early 1960s time
frame.

Thanks!


ron

On Fri, August 7, 2015 4:40 pm, John Peterson wrote:
> Ron, I have 3 copies of this title, with no RIKI (no Lucy, either)  They
> are:
>
>
> Binding 8, type h jacket, $1.25 price 341 titles, Spring '49
> Binding 8, type h jacket, $1.25 prince, 347 titles, Spring, '50
> Binding 8, type I jacket, $1.95 price, 393 titles, Fall '60
>
>
> John Peterson
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ron Holl
> Sent: Friday, August 07, 2015 3:34 PM
> To: For collectors of Modern Library books
> Subject: [ModLib] Intro to Aristotle, 248.1
>
>
> We've noticed that Intro to Aristotle, 248.1, has two different jackets:
> one with what appears to be the characters "RIKI" in the lower right of the
> jacket front, and one without the characters.
>
> Modernlib currently has the jacket with the characters present listed as
> the only jacket for this title.  Our initial research showed that this
> jacket was the later one, appearing in 1962.  All jackets without the
> characters were 1961 and earlier.  Then Bill Hornick reported that his
> first edition 248.1 has "RIKI" on the jacket!
>
> We'd like more reports so we can get a better idea what is going on.
> This
> is the data we have so far:
>
> Without "RIKI" on jacket:
> Binding 8, type i jacket, $1.65 price, 379 titles, 1957
> Binding 8, type i jacket, 380 titles, 1958
> Binding 8, type i jacket, 403 titles, 1961
> Binding 8, type i jacket, $1.95 price
>
>
> With "RIKI" on jacket:
> Binding 8, type h(4) jacket, $1.10 price, 322 titles, 1947
> Binding 8, type i jacket, 408 titles, 1962
> Binding 11, type i jacket, $2.45 price
>
>
> If you can provide new data, we'd appreciate it.
>
>
> Also: The first jacket for this title was listed as h(5).  The copy Bill
> has is an h(4), and happens to be the later variation of h(4) which has the
> "charge my account" selection removed.  We've updated the database.
>
>
> Does anyone know what the reason is for "RIKI" being printed on the
> jacket?  The editor/intro author is Richard McKeon, who could possibly have
> gone by "Ricky" or "Riki" but that is a very long stretch.
>
> Thanks.
>
>
>
> ron
>
>



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