Flowering Judas - a split ML run?

JOHN PETERSON jpetersonlhi at verizon.net
Sat Mar 10 16:07:33 EST 2007


Interesting.  If I understand you correctly, Barry, my #284 which consists 
of a Spring, '48 (Aquinas, no Dickenson) book, with a '53 DJ (365 titles) 
might be a legitimate marriage, rather than a mismatch?  Or at least a 
mismatch made in the warehouse rather than a bookstore.

John P.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Gordon Neavill" <aa3401 at wayne.edu>
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Subject: Re: Flowering Judas - a split ML run?


> 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.
>
> Barry
>
> ---- Original message ----
>>Date: Sat, 10 Mar 2007 11:11:56 -0800
>>From: Scot Kamins <kamins at ModernLib.com>
>>Subject: Flowering Judas - a split ML run?
>>To: ML ListServ <modlib at algol.owu.edu>
>>
>>Folks,
>>
>>I note that Porter's "Flowering Judas" appears to have left the
>>series from 1949 to 1953. Anyone know why?
>>
>>Are there other titles besides this and Beerbohm's "Zuleika Dobson"
>>that had a split run in the series? (I t
>>
>>
>>Scot Kamins
>>-----------------
>>When the elephants dance in the lowlands, it is best that the
>>musicians play from the hilltop.
>>
>>
>>
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