bemelmans SB

John Wolansky jwol at fast.net
Sat Apr 12 17:48:48 EDT 2003


What leads you to you believe the 278 title edition was first?  Until
someone can authoritatively explain the two jackets, priority unknown makes
sense.  I expect both jackets would enjoy the same FMLE value.  No?

John Wolansky

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> From: Sharon Biederman <sbiederm at nova.umuc.edu>
> To: modlib at algol.owu.edu
> Subject: Re: bemelmans
> Date: Saturday, April 12, 2003 10:49 AM
> 
> Anthony,
> 
>     I don't think we can have co-firsts.  There were clearly two
different
> printings of the dust jacket, one of which came first.  I believe it was
> the 278-title edition, but if there is a question I would rather say the
> priority is unknown than call both firsts.  
> 
>                               Sharon
> 
>                     
> On Thu, 10 Apr 2003 acpertusi at aol.com wrote:
> 
> > hello group:
> > the pages in the book that have the blank reverse of the dust jacket
are much 
> > 
> > thicker than the 278 first edition.
> > Is it possible, due to lack of more information, that we have the first
book 
> > and dj variants that can be considered co-firsts?
> > anthony pertusi
> > 
> 



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