Flowering Judas - a split ML run?
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.
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