Flowering Judas - a split ML run?

Scot Kamins kamins at ModernLib.com
Sat Mar 10 15:08:54 EST 2007

On Mar 10, 2007, at 12:00 PM, Gordon Neavill wrote:

> Flowering Judas was published in the ML in September 1940. The  
> following is from my bibliography entry:
> When Harcourt, Brace decided in 1948 to launch its own hardbound  
> reprint series, Harbrace Modern Classics, the firm served notice  
> that it was terminating the reprint contracts for all of its titles  
> in the ML. (S. Spencer Scott, Harcourt, Brace, to ML, 18 May 1948).  
> At that time the ML had 4,400 copies of Flowering Judas in stock.  
> Klopfer estimated that it would take twelve months for the stock to  
> sell out (Klopfer to Scott, 3 June 1948; 28 June 1948). The ML  
> edition was officially discontinued in fall 1950. Harcourt, Brace  
> eventually decided not to include Flowering Judas in Harbrace  
> Modern Classics and allowed it back into the ML in spring 1953,  
> when it was reissued in jacket B as ML 284. Copies of the 1946  
> printing have been seen in the spring 1953 jacket.

Thanks much, Barry. I'll update my notes on this.

Scot Kamins
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