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Re: [BKARTS] Michael Leroy Chrisman



Mr. Reynolds,

If you do decide to take legal action, please let the list know. I know 
several US and UK vendors that might want to get in contact with you.

Frank Lehmann
Lehmann Bindery

On Mon, 3 May 2004 18:43:54 -0500, gibson.reynolds wrote:
> Hello,
> I have to report to this list, that Michael Leroy Chrisman of Gutenberg
> Center For Conservation and sometimes " Philadelphia Conservation " is still
> missing in action.
> 
> He has called both me, and others and has promised that our books will be
> shipped out immediately, but this has been all talk.  Deadline after
> deadline has passed, with no luck.   He owes people books worth thousands of
> dollars, some priceless in sentimental value.
> 
> He has claimed that he has moved in with his mother Ms. Marylin Chrisman at
> 151 Union Avenue, Buckeye Lake, Ohio, 43008.  She has claimed that this is
> not true.  If anyone knows the whereabouts of Michael, and has any influence
> on him, please advise him, that we are looking to prosecute him to the
> fullest extent of the law.  Please also advise him, that we only want our
> books back.  Once this has happened this situation will be resolved.
> 
> I would like to pass along a list of books that Michael has in his
> possession, that we want back.......
> 
> 1) 1895 German Bible, 4-5 inches thick,...880 pages.. separated boards
> 2) 1854 German bible 9 1/2 by 12 inches,..3 inches thick,..2 claps..approx..
> 1854...separated boards...
> 3) ***** 1527 Novun Testamenum Basle,Erasmus,..4th edition.. Needs new
> boards.*******
> 4) 1749 John H. Cohausen, translated by John Campbell-Hermippus Redvivus: or
> the sage Trump's over old age and the grave,....248 pages...disbound
> 5) 1714 Discourses Against Popery viz. the humane doct.. 1st edition By
> Benjamin Bennet..517 pages...missing boards...
> 6) 1786 The Art of Speaking....printed by Charles Cist...separated
> boards....the name "Benjamin Hace" on the front cover..
> 7) 1830's American Bible....Approximately 4" x 7" and approximately 3"
> thick....It has a dark brown simple cover.  On the front page is the owners
> great-great-grandfather's name "Eli Deas" written in pen.  On other pages is
> birth information for Eli's wife, Susan Lamb, September 9th, 1819.  It was
> published in Philadelphia in the 1830s.
> 
> I am in the process of having these books placed on the ABAA.org stolen book
> database.
> 
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