Question

Gordon Neavill aa3401 at wayne.edu
Tue Jul 1 21:00:26 EDT 2003


On this one we know better than Cerf and Klopfer--it was 1917.  I wouldn't
necessarily swear by 100,000 copies either.

Barry

----- Original Message -----
From: "JOSEPH HILL" <GOODBOOKS at webtv.net>
To: <modlib at algol.owu.edu>
Sent: Tuesday, July 01, 2003 8:29 PM
Subject: Question


> Madame Bovery
> (Verso page from1927 edition)
> New Modern Library edition 1927
> Madame Bovary  was first published by The Modern Library in 1918 . In
> the ensuing nine years,over 100,000 copies of the book were
> printed,after which the original plates were destroyed. The first
> edition of the new plates were printed in May 1927
> BUT,as we know the first edition came out in 1917,not 1918...right?
> Or,had we gone over this before  and I missed it.
>
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