[ModLib] College Editions paperbacks

Ron Holl ron at scribblemonger.com
Thu Jan 28 16:25:10 EST 2016


Hi Jerry,

I have noticed that the MLCE are not as prevalent as they used to be.  A
decade ago it seems they were everywhere.  Clean copies are probably even
more difficult to find.  I also wonder if the later MLCEs are difficult to
find.  These could be sleepers!



ron



On Thu, January 28, 2016 2:34 pm, Jerry Karp wrote:
> Greetings all and many thanks for all the responses. The bottom line for
> me, as a bookstore owner, is that the volume is not particularly
> collectible. I looked it up on abebooks and could only find one listing
> for an MLCE edition, which was going for a fairly high price (can't
> remember off hand what it was), so I wondered.
>
> As an fyi for anyone who might want to know, this copy is in the original
>  style ("Ta" as per the link Ron provided), with a copyright date of 1950
>  (which I know doesn't tell me when this edition was printed
> necessarily). Also on the copyright page is the sentence, "The material
> included in this volume is taken from Temple Classics." On the back of the
> book is a short description of the MLCE series ending with, "Included are
> works by:" followed by a list of 64 authors.
>
> If it of use to anyone, I'd be happy to scan and send a .jpg of the
> cover. Just let me know.
>
>
> Cheers,
> Jerry
>
>
>
> On Thu, Jan 28, 2016 at 11:01 AM, robert watling <rewatlingjr at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>
>> Dear Ron,
>> Please know I meant not criticism. I just had one to offer. I am very
>> grateful for all you and your compatriots have done in service to this
>> group. I don't remember now what the criteria was for the Picasso. Mine
>> is the one that is slightly larger I believe. I like the various art
>> books from ML. I have the Rodin and Aubrey Beardsley volumes as well. I
>> am fond of the Picasso because I also have the Picasso edition of Avant
>> Garde
>> Magazine which takes the ML edition a step further. I like that period
>> of drawings by Picasso. Any way, thanks again. Great work all around.
>>
>> Robert.
>>
>>
>>
>> On 1/28/2016 10:43 AM, Ron Holl wrote:
>>
>>
>>> Hi Robert,
>>>
>>>
>>> That list was (and still is) incomplete, I probably should have noted
>>>  that.  After some work on it this morning, it is accurate through
>>> the end of the assigned T#s.  T104 was the last numbered.  Barry
>>> numbered the 14 titles that followed from 105 through 118, and we'll
>>> use that same assignment.  Those final fourteen should be listed in
>>> the next day or so.
>>>
>>> This project is still at the beginning; there are no images or really
>>> much information at all listed.  Yet.
>>>
>>> The image for T76 came through fine, we'll use it for that title.
>>> Thanks!
>>>
>>>
>>> (The Picasso came in two different binding formats... check which one
>>> you have, or maybe you already did.)
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> ron
>>>
>>>
>>> Hi Folks,
>>>
>>>> I find I only have four of these editions but one of them is not on
>>>> the list: The Philosophy of Hegel. T76. Scan attached. I do have two
>>>> regular paperbacks of which I am fond: Truman Capote and Pablo
>>>> Picasso. I'm not
>>>> as serious a collector as some. I just pick up what I like. I have
>>>> enough now that I can be fairly picky about condition and DJ. Any
>>>> way, hope this is a minor contribution. Thanks to all for all the
>>>> hard work.
>>>>
>>>> Robert Watling
>>>> Portland, Oregon
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
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