DISCONTINUED TITLE jackets

Sharon Biederman sbiederm at nova.umuc.edu
Wed Nov 26 11:09:18 EST 2003


Barry and Scot,


I'll have to check more thoroughly after the holiday, but I'm sure I have
also seen The Mikado with a discontinued stamp and perhaps a few others.

      Sharon



On Wed, 26 Nov 2003, Gordon Neavill wrote:

> I've seen three ML jackets stamped DISCONTINUED TITLE:
> 
> Fitzgerald, Great Gatsy
> Hearn, Some Chinese Ghosts
> Roberts, Time of Man
> 
> All three were printed in 1939--after these titles were dropped from the series--and were presumably used to freshen stock sold as remainders.
> 
> Are there any other ML jackets stamped DISCONTINUED TITLE?  I'd be grateful to hear about them.  Other titles that may be possible candidates are those discontinued around the same time as Fitzgerald, Hearn and Roberts:
> 
> France, Red Lily
> Gilbert, Pinafore
> Hecht, Erik Dorn
> Ibsen, Master Builder, etc.
> Mann, Magic Mountain 
> 
> I'm pretty sure Magic Mountain was never remaindered.  This sold so well in the ML that Knopf decided to publish a cheap edition himself and declined to renew the ML's reprint contract, though he did allow the ML a final printing of 10,000 copies.
> 
> Let me know if you have any other jackets stamped DISCONTINUED TITLE.
> 
> Barry
> 
> Gordon B. Neavill
> Associate Professor
> Library and Information Science Program
> Wayne State University
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