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

Scot Kamins kamins at ModernLib.com
Wed Jan 17 14:06:43 EST 2007


On Jan 17, 2007, at 10:53 AM, Gordon Neavill wrote:

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

That's it? No revision to the content?
>
> The text was reset by spring 1946 from 410 to 562 pages.

A hell of a reset, adding 20% to the volume. Still no change of content?
>
> 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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