Happy dance of joy
apm at alumni.uwaterloo.ca
Fri Jan 21 18:13:03 EST 2005
On Fri, Jan 21, 2005 at 01:06:41PM +0000, minnow at belfry.org.uk wrote:
> I'm collecting the 1960s/1970s Pan paperbacks with the oval designs on the
> covers, the edition I had in the first place, because after I inherited a
> complete set of hardbacks from an aunt I foolishly gave away the set I
> already had, and then discovered that although the hardbacks may be better
> for staying in one piece, the words are in the wrong places on the page and
> I can't look things up so fast in them. 22 down, 13 to go, I think. I
> shan't bother with the "moderns".
I love those ones partly because of the size. The new harlequin ones
are ridiculously fat and take up so much more bookshelf space. The
old Pan ones are nice and slim, which makes them easy to tuck in a
bag when going out too.
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