Time Of Man

Mark Braley mark.lscv at mindspring.com
Tue Aug 15 07:56:28 EDT 2006


Thanks Gordon:  It does have the discontinued stamp.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Gordon Neavill" <aa3401 at wayne.edu>
To: <modlib at algol.owu.edu>
Sent: Monday, August 14, 2006 10:37 PM
Subject: Re: Time Of Man


> Mark,
>
> The Time of Man was published in April 1935 in a first (and only) printing 
> of 5,000 copies and discontinued at the end of 1938.  Like The Great 
> Gatsby, there was a second printing of the jacket in fall 1939 that was 
> used on remaindered copies of the first printing.  All the copies of the 
> fall 1939 jacket I've seen are stamped DISCONTINUED TITLE.  I'd be 
> interested to know if your fall 1939 jacket listing 268 titles lacks this.
>
> Barry
>
> ---- Original message ----
>>Date: Mon, 14 Aug 2006 21:11:02 -0400
>>From: "Mark Braley" <mark.lscv at mindspring.com>
>>Subject: Time Of Man
>>To: "Modern Library Listserve" <modlib at algol.owu.edu>
>>
>>   I recently obtained a 1st ed. "The Time Of Man" by
>>   Roberts.  While it is a stated first, the DJ lists
>>   268 titles which would be about 1939.  The Guide
>>   indicates it was only published between 35 and 37.
>>   Can anyone explain?  I apologize if this has been
>>   discussed before.  Thanks
>>
>>   Mark Braley
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> Gordon B. Neavill
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