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Re: Hardcovers of E.W
Posted by Anne on February 14, 2006, 7:53 pm, in reply to "Hardcovers of E.W"
Thanks. If I could get hold of ex library Whittemore I would certainly follow your advice. However, as I have a large collection of Whittemoria, my partner would object to me adding to it.
I'm glad your methods worked.
: I don't know if this is of any help to
: anyone, but after having Whittemores books
: in softcover, I of course longed for the
: hardback versions. I aqquired all of them,
: including "Quins'..." by patiently
: scouring my local librarys' semi-annual book
: sales where they were clearing out their
: inventory. It took quite a while, but I now
: have multiple copies of two of the the
: Quartet and the one Quin. Some patient work
: with a mildly wet, warm cloth and fine-grit
: sandpaper, and they show no signs of being
: library copies at all. And, the original
: covers have been protected for years by the
: clear plastic covers. For what it's worth.