Re: RARA-AVIS: More on Gold Medal Books

From: Doug Bassett (
Date: 02 Aug 2002

--- JIM DOHERTY <> wrote:
> Mark,
> Re your question below:
> > This isn't the first time I've seen mention of
> > hardbinding paperbacks.
> > Did people really do this?
> I don't know whether regular consumers privately did
> this, but there were bookbinding services that
> hard-bound paperback editions for libraries.

They were/are notoriously hard to read, since the hardcover binding didn't permit you to open the book up properly.

A dumb idea.


===== Doug Bassett

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