Identifying 1st ed. of 50.1, Zuleika Dobson
sbiederm at nova.umuc.edu
Sun Apr 15 15:39:59 EDT 2001
I have a copy identical to yours except that opposite the copyright
page a slip of paper has been tipped in with the following errata note:
"Francis Hackett's introduction was received too late to include in this
edition. Any one desiring to exchange this volume for a later edition
containing this introduction should send his name to the publishers."
Based on the note and the other identifying features noted in
Toledano, I have assumed this is the first.
On Sun, 15 Apr 2001, Amy wrote:
> Can anyone help me with identification of the 1st printing of
> Zuleika Dobson by Max Beerbohm, No. 50.1 in the Toledano Guide? The
> Guide says that it was "printed early," but doesn't specify how to
> identify the early printing.
> The copy that I have is in a Type 1 binding. There is no
> introduction (50.2 has an introduction by Francis Hackett). Facing the
> Title Page is Catalog 3, listing only 34 titles (obviously not including
> this one, which was not listed until the 50-title Catalog 4). Are these
> the correct points? Any assistance will be greatly appreciated.
> Amy Comeau
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