Guide Question -> Now 90.3 (Four Cont. French Plays)

Scot Kamins kamins at
Fri Jun 10 12:37:26 EDT 2005

On Jun 10, 2005, at 8:24 AM, dbapaper at wrote:

>  I'm not sure about the source of Ron's confusion, however. My copy  
> of The Guide on page 56 notes "FMLEd" under the the column headed  
> "ID__1ST" and correctly indicates the 1967 date for the first issue.

> From: modlib at

> I have a copy, but it does not state First Edition.  The binding/dj  
> is 13/n.  The book list inside is for Fall 1967.  dbapaper (Amy,  
> correct?) recently listed a copy on eBay (8310411355) and indicates  
> "First Modern Library Edition, September 1967".  So there was more  
> than one printing.  Ed at Barnaby Rudge claims to have a copy that  
> indicates a 1968 printing.  Ed, can you confirm that?
> ABE has 16 of these available with dj; 3 claim first edition  
> stated.  I propose adding an "F" under the H_C column.  Henry, does  
> this sound appropriate?

I think Ron is correct. His suggestion is that there's a later  
printing not accounted for, and that a value be added to the Guide. I  
assume he was quoting Amy's auction to point out an instance of a  
first edition, as opposed to his discovery of a later printing.

- Scot Kamins

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