Differences - 1940 Ulysses and 1961 Ulysses?

Scot Kamins kamins at ModernLib.com
Sun Feb 11 21:22:58 EST 2007


On Feb 11, 2007, at 5:14 PM, Gordon Neavill wrote:

> The 1961 Ulysses is a new typesetting; in bibliographical terms  
> this makes it a new edition. The jacket states: "For this new  
> Modern Library edition, the text has been scrupulously corrected,  
> the type has been completely reset and new plates have been made."
>
> There were a number of typos and other errors in the original  
> Random House plates that were used for earlier Giant printings. If  
> you want a reading copy the 1961 edition (with 783 pages) is  
> preferable to earlier printings with 767 pages.

OK, thanks Barry. Then the answer is that there's no real difference  
to the textual content beyond cleanup.
Scot Kamins
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