1940 revised edition of Butler's Way of All Flesh?

Gordon Neavill aa3401 at wayne.edu
Wed Jan 17 13:53:40 EST 2007


The 1940 printing has the Blumenthal binding and a redesigned title page.

The text was reset by spring 1946 from 410 to 562 pages.

An introduction by Morton Dauwen Zabel was added in 1950 (MLCE) and in the regular ML by fall 1953 (the earliest I've seen).

Barry

---- Original message ----
>Date: Wed, 17 Jan 2007 10:17:12 -0800 (PST)
>From: Darrell Johnson <zebradlj at yahoo.com>  
>Subject: Re: 1940 revised edition of Butler's Way of All Flesh?  
>To: modlib at algol.owu.edu
>
>   Scot,
>        When I processed Way of All Flesh into my
>   database I was unable to find any difference between
>   the 1917-1940 version and the 1940-1950.  The
>   1950-1970 version dropped The Note on the Text. 
>   This was the only difference I could discern between
>   the three.
>    
>   Darrell
>
>   Scot Kamins <kamins at ModernLib.com> wrote:
>
>     Folks,
>
>     In the Guide is a comment attached to 13.1 Butler
>     Way of All Flesh:
>     Rvs E 1940
>
>     Does anyone know what the "revision" was from the
>     1917 edition? The
>     Guide adds an introduction in 1950, but doesn't
>     say what the 1940 rev
>     was. There's nothing in the ListServ archives
>     about this that I can
>     find.
>
>     (This info will go on that title's Book Notes
>     page.)
>
>     Thanks,
>
>     Scot Kamins
>     ..............
>     "He fell for her like his heart was a mob
>     informant, and she was the
>     East River." - from an anonymous high school essay
>
>
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