[ModLib] Intro to Aristotle, 248.1

Chris Brennan brennanboatbuilding at gmail.com
Sat Aug 8 18:24:43 EDT 2015


Hi Ron,
Sorry I forgot the link! I looked at my other Aristotle jackets as well and no RIKI...
Thanks!
Chris

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> On Aug 8, 2015, at 5:21 PM, Ron Holl <ron at scribblemonger.com> wrote:
> 
> Hi Chris,
> 
> I didn't get a link in your message, but a search on ABE revealed a couple
> jackets with "RIKI" printed almost exactly the same.  That is it!  Well
> done.
> 
> It is odd that only this title, and only part of the time, had that text. 
> The other Aristotle jackets look the same (which is mostly the bust of
> Aristotle), but no "RIKI" indication.  At least, not yet that we have
> found.
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> 
> ron
> 
>> On Sat, August 8, 2015 1:29 pm, Christopher Brennan wrote:
>> Hi Ron,
>> Not sure if you have an answer to this but is it possible the dust jacket
>> was designed by Riki Levinson? Here is a link to a dust jacket design by
>> Riki Levinson according to AbeBooks. Click on the photo, zoom in, and on
>> the lower right hand side you'll see RIKI printed vertically. And my
>> Aristotle falls in line... Fall '63, 10/i, with RIKI.
>> Thanks!
>> Chris
>> 
>> 
>> On Sat, Aug 8, 2015 at 9:03 AM, Ron Holl <ron at scribblemonger.com> wrote:
>> 
>> 
>>> 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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