[ModLib] Anthology of Light Verse: End Date

John Wolansky johnwolansky at verizon.net
Sun Feb 8 10:57:22 EST 2015


If it matters after Bill's note, I have a fall 1947 jacket for 48.2.  329
titles with the same markers as Bill has.
John
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Subject: Re: [ModLib] Anthology of Light Verse: End Date

Hi Bill,

We don't have h(5) recorded, I'll add that right now.  That was the first
season for that jacket type.

thanks!


ron

On Sun, February 8, 2015 10:36 am, Bill Hornick wrote:
> Ron,
> My copy of Anthology of Light Verse dates to Spring 1947 per the 
> Dating Guide; the inverse of the jacket has Aristotle, Introduction... 
> but not Lewis, Dodsworth.
> The DJ back style is h5. (no price, no check my account).
> Bill
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ron Holl <ron at scribblemonger.com>
> To: For collectors of Modern Library books <modlib at thuban.owu.edu>
> Sent: Sun, Feb 8, 2015 10:15 am
> Subject: [ModLib] Anthology of Light Verse: End Date
>
>
>
> The Anthology of Light Verse (48.2) is given an end date of 1953 in 
> Henry's guide and was carried forward to ModernLib.  The number 48 was 
> taken over in 1956 by Huxley's Brave New World.
>
> Is there any information that would lead to giving an end date for 
> 48.2 before 48.3 was released?  Light Verse shows up in the jacket 
> catalogs through (and including) Spring 1956.  Fall 1956 has 48.3, 
> with 48.2 removed.
>
> If there is not, we should consider changing that end date.  The 
> latest jacket reported for 48.2 is h(4); the h(5) jacket came out in 
> 1947 (although old jacket styles were sometimes used for a very long 
> time after they were no longer the 'current' jacket).
>
> Any reports of a 1950s list in a 48.2 jacket (or either an h(5) or i 
> type
>  jacket) is appreciated.
>
>
>
> ron
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