new find and 3 musketeers
mdbuckingham at msn.com
Wed Sep 17 11:32:20 EDT 2003
Jimmy, did you mean the back of your book had the fall 1949 list or the jacket did? My book has the spring 1950 list, but the jacket is fall '49.
----- Original Message -----
From: Gordon Neavill
To: modlib at algol.owu.edu
Sent: Wednesday, September 17, 2003 5:07 AM
Subject: Re: new find and 3 musketeers
If the list at the end of the book is fall 1949, that means copies with
spring 1950 lists are second printings with the "First" statement retained.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jimmy Williamson" <jwslaw at jimmywilliamson.com>
To: <modlib at algol.owu.edu>
Sent: Tuesday, September 16, 2003 9:44 PM
Subject: RE: new find and 3 musketeers
> it is the fall 49 list; so, go figure
> i was doing good just to figure out the year; now i have to figure out the
> give me a break
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-modlib at algol.owu.edu [mailto:owner-modlib at algol.owu.edu]On
> Behalf Of Gordon Neavill
> Sent: Tuesday, September 16, 2003 6:49 AM
> To: modlib at algol.owu.edu
> Subject: Re: new find and 3 musketeers
> All the first printings I've seen of the Le Clercq translation have 347
> jackets, so this is new to me. The new translation was published in
> February 1950. The lead time for printing jackets meant that many titles
> published in January or even February had jackets with lists from the
> preceding fall, which explains the 344 list.
> I'd be interested to know if the list at the end of the volume is fall
> (includes Byron, Don Juan not James, Washington Square) or spring 1950
> (includes James, Washington Square, not Alcott, Little Women). I expect
> it's the spring 1950 list.
> I assume the jacket is the pictorial jacket used for the Le Clercq
> translation, not the typographic jacket with the blue panel used on
> post-1939 copies of the earlier translation (both are included in the ML
> jacket database).
> My guess is that only enough fall 1949 jackets were printed to supply
> initial orders for the new translation. If you could photocopy both sides
> of the fall 1949 jacket (front panel and front flap & list inside the
> jacket) and mail them to me, I'll include this in my bibliography.
> is in the signature.)
> Thanks for sharing this!
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jimmy Williamson" <jwslaw at jimmywilliamson.com>
> To: <modlib at algol.owu.edu>
> Sent: Tuesday, September 16, 2003 12:58 AM
> Subject: new find and 3 musketeers
> > at a bookstore in st. louis, subterranean books, looking for ml as
> > no ml section; start noticing lots of ml books, all in fine or very fine
> > shape with perfect djs(altho some were clipped);
> > had to catch a plane, so had to stop looking; but got several; convinced
> > there were more; price was not unbelievable, but was not bad ( 10-11 per
> > book), especially considering the condition;
> > when i asked what was up, they said someone had come in with an ml
> > collection, and the store does not particularly value ml;
> > now, for my question; i got first of three musketeers, #143.2, 1950,
> > lists on the dj 344 titles; toledano says first is 347; so, are there
> > with 344 ?
> > jw
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