[ModLib] Intro to Aristotle, 248.1

Matt Jenkins mattjenkins37 at yahoo.com
Fri Aug 7 17:48:14 EDT 2015


I have a style 8 with the "Riki" and 408 titles listed. 

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> On Aug 7, 2015, at 3:34 PM, Ron Holl <ron at scribblemonger.com> wrote:
> 
> 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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