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14556Re: [mythsoc] Lovecraft volume now in "Library of America"

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  • Christine Howlett
    Apr 4, 2005
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      Dog-earing good books probably earns you more time in purgatory - at least
      that was my Mom's religion! I tear off scraps of newspaper or pieces of
      cloth if I can't find a 'real' bookmark....
      Christine
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      From: <WendellWag@...>
      To: <mythsoc@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Sunday, April 03, 2005 2:37 PM
      Subject: Re: [mythsoc] Lovecraft volume now in "Library of America"

      > Does acid-free paper mean that after a dozen-odd years you can still fold
      > the pages? Although I guess the ribbon is supposed to preclude that
      habit.
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      > There are a number of collections of Lovecraft already published, and
      there
      > are undoubtedly going to be many more coming out eventually, each with
      > different selections of what the editor thinks is the best of Lovecraft.
      Nobody has
      > published a definitive edition of Lovecraft, I believe. I think the
      > closest you can get to owning a complete set of his fiction is to buy a
      bunch of
      > the older paperback editions of his works. Maybe someday we can hope for
      a
      > complete annotated edition of his works.
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      > Acid-free paper means that the paper won't get yellow and hence won't
      break
      > easily. It's not a good idea to fold a page for any kind of paper
      though.
      > Anyway, acid-free editions will last much longer.
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      > Wendell Wagner
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