[ModLib] Olde Boswell Life of Johnson

William King mdterp1984 at gmail.com
Sun Apr 17 10:54:17 EDT 2016


John,

At the bottom of the spice, it indicates that The Bodley Head is the
publisher.  Did they have an agreement with Random House?
Just wondering.  This is the first time seeing this on a ML edition.

I look forward to your response.

Thanks

Bill King

On Sun, Apr 17, 2016 at 10:36 AM, John Wolansky <johnwolansky at verizon.net>
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> Thanks for the diversion from tax returns…
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> Looks like the texture of the book is different on the British version, or
> is that my imagination?  My two regular size Brit volumes have the same
> binding.
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> Activity on the board has been slow but I often reference Scott’s site for
> info when contemplating a buy.  My acquisitions are infrequent, having a
> rather comprehensive collection I only buy upgrades, 1sts, or real steals.
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> Hope to do some book store shopping this summer and find some items worthy
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> JWOL
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> *From:* modlib-bounces at thuban.owu.edu [mailto:
> modlib-bounces at thuban.owu.edu] *On Behalf Of *John Krygier
> *Sent:* Sunday, April 17, 2016 9:34 AM
> *To:* For collectors of Modern Library books
> *Subject:* [ModLib] Olde Boswell Life of Johnson
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> Hi Modlibbers,
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> Been quiet here!
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> A recent find: An old ML Giant Life of Johnson with the illustrated DJ
> that shows why
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> Samuel Johnson was such a rock star in his time.
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> Three images attached.
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> John K.
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