Re: [SCA-JML] Assistance requested
- I have no idea. The pages are uneven, but the typeset seems consistent. The page
that seems to be removed is directly connected to the title page. The cut also
cut through part of the content page, so I'm guessing a razor blade of some
type. The only thing I can think that might be a reason, might be something of a
personal note. The 45 is hand written in a style that reminds me of pen and ink
I'm sorry I can't be of more help.
There is a book plate in the front of the book with the name "Helen Biddle
From: JL Badgley <tatsushu@...>
Sent: Fri, September 24, 2010 9:04:26 PM
Subject: Re: [SCA-JML] Assistance requested
On Sat, Sep 25, 2010 at 8:50 AM, Sonny Scott <onesoni@...> wrote:
> I can't tell how old it is because the copyright page was cut out. It is the
> only damage to the book.
> Sewn bound.
Are you sure there ever *was* a copyright page?
Does it look like it was printed modernly, or is it older? E.g. are
all of the letters lined up correctly, or are there
problems/smudges/etc.? Sewn binding--so it is open at both ends, or
is it wrapped (I don't know the bookbinding terms here)? Does it
appear to be late 20th C. or does the printing appear more like
something you'd expect in the early 20th C or even late 19th C.
Do you have pictures?
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- Fascinating. I posted this on Saturday 9/25....
Saionji no Hanae
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "LJonthebay" <wodeford@...> wrote:
> Amazon.com has a somewhat cryptic listing as they don't actually have the thing in stock: