question on #28 Madame Bovary

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Tue Jun 21 21:07:55 EDT 2005


Bill,

It sounds like it is not a 'first' of a new edition, which matches with the 1948 printing based on the listings (it's a later printing of 28.1, rather than 28.2).

Mine has 376 titles; 1956 printing with the intro.


ron


> 
> From: "Bill DiBenedetto" <billdi at earthlink.net>
> Date: 2005/06/21 Tue PM 06:36:49 CDT
> To: <modlib at algol.owu.edu>
> Subject: Re: question on #28 Madame Bovary
> 
> interesting --  there's no intro in my edition.
> 
> bill
> 206-491-0296 (wk)
> 206-963-0499 (personal)
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Scot Kamins" <kamins at dogeared.com>
> To: <modlib at algol.owu.edu>
> Sent: Tuesday, June 21, 2005 4:24 PM
> Subject: Re: question on #28 Madame Bovary
> 
> 
> > I stated my question incorrectly, for which I apologize. I should  
> > have asked if the introduction by  Peyre was present. According to  
> > Toledano (Guide, 2, revised, p. 43),  Aveling was the translator for  
> > the version of Madam Bovary that was in print 1917-1950. In 1950 a  
> > new version came out with an introduction by Peyre (still translated  
> > by Peyre), lasting until 1957 when the Steegmuller translation and  
> > intro came out.
> > 
> > MAybe the whole thing is moot - is it a new edition just because an  
> > intro was added to the same book, or is it just a variation on the  
> > old edition?
> > 
> > WhaddoIknow?
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > On Jun 21, 2005, at 3:46 PM, Bill DiBenedetto wrote:
> > 
> > > the translator is Aveling
> > >
> > >
> > >>
> > >> On Jun 21, 2005, at 2:59 PM, Bill DiBenedetto wrote:
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>> i 've acquired a #28 with the 1949 DJ -- the jacket price is $1.25
> > >>> and it
> > >>> lists 334 titles.  There is no date on any inside pages.
> > >>> i was matching the DJ numbers with the list on the back pages. In
> > >>> both cases
> > >>> the highest number of regular MLs was 262 and for the giants was
> > >>> 73, which
> > >>> adds up to 335.
> > >>> So i have two questions:  Is this a first edition? and is the
> > >>> difference in
> > >>> title numbers a typo or is there some some other explanation.
> > >>>
> > >>>
> > >>>
> > >>
> > >> Bill,
> > >> Who's the translator, Aveling or Peyre?
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> - Scot Kamins
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >
> > >
> > 
> > - Scot Kamins
> > "Speak your truth, even as your voice quakes."
> > 
> 




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