[ModLib] Intro to Aristotle, 248.1

Ron Holl ron at scribblemonger.com
Sat Aug 8 09:03:40 EDT 2015


Hi Gary,

Thanks for the report.  It looks like there was consistency from 1962 onward.

The two jacket designs have a very nice delineation except for Bill's
first edition.

Barry, any thoughts on this?  Is there any mention of this notation in the
bibliography?



ron



On Fri, August 7, 2015 10:37 pm, Gary Johnson wrote:
> Style 8, binding i, 415 titles, spring 1963 (Hesse, no Ellison), $1.95,
> with RIKI.
>
> On Fri, Aug 7, 2015 at 7:03 PM, Ron Holl <ron at scribblemonger.com> wrote:
>
>
>> Hi Matt,
>>
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> ron
>>
>>
>> On Fri, August 7, 2015 5:48 pm, Matt Jenkins wrote:
>>
>>> I have a style 8 with the "Riki" and 408 titles listed.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>> 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.




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