Dates on MLs

Printmat at Printmat at
Fri Jul 6 08:05:39 EDT 2001

In a message dated 01-07-05 10:02:59 EDT, jbkrygie at writes:

<< A question for the ML experts: Was there any particular reason
 that ML did not indicate dates of reprint in ML editions? >>

I've always made the assumption that it was for reasons of economy, and that 
as a reprint house, like Grosset & Dunlap, ML's publishers didn't see a need 
to keep a running tab of printings on the copyright page. The lack of a 
subsequent printing indicator is, or was, a fairly widespread practice; 
Doubleday also comes to mind.

Bob Riedel

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