The Wandering Jew dust jacket

sandjtilley at comcast.net sandjtilley at comcast.net
Mon Jul 11 21:34:10 EDT 2005


If I read you correctly, then we cannot assume in this case that an earlier number automatically on a dj indicates a lower application of a number to a first? Does this apply in any other instances or was this one just a function of the war years?

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> The Wandering Jew was published in fall 1940; the first jacket 
> lists 274 titles. 271 was the number of titles on spring 1940 
> jackets and also spring 1941 jackets, My guess is that the 
> 271 jacket you've seen includes Hugo, Hunchaback of Notre Dame 
> but not Bemelmans, My War with the United States, dating it to 
> spring 1941. 
> 
> Barry Neavill 
> 
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> >Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2005 22:47:03 +0000 
> >From: sandjtilley at comcast.net 
> >Subject: The Wandering Jew dust jacket 
> >To: modlib at algol.owu.edu 
> > 
> > The guide liststhe Wandering Jew as having a dust 
> > jacket indicating 274 for a first. This is the 
> > stated correct number for the 1940 first of this 
> > title. I recently came across a copy of the book , a 
> > non-first, but with a dust jacket of 271 which would 
> > seem to be more in line with a 1940 printing. What 
> > is correct first dj for this title? 
> > 
> Gordon B. Neavill 
> Associate Professor 
> Library and Information Science Program 
> Wayne State University 
> Detroit, MI 48202 
> aa3401 at wayne.edu 
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