[ModLib] POEMS AND FAIRY TALES OF OSCAR WILDE [was: POEMS AND PLAYS ... ]

Scot Kamins kamins at modernlib.com
Thu Jul 21 17:07:06 EDT 2011


So there was no indication of the number of titles on the DJ back then?


On Jul 21, 2011, at 10:19 AM, Gordon Barrick Neavill wrote:

> The one-volume editions of The Poems and Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde,  
> The Plays of Oscar Wilde, and The Short Stories of Guy de Maupassant  
> were all published in early spring 1932. Each represented a  
> combination of two separate ML volumes from the Boni & Liveright era  
> to provide better value in the Depression book market. They appear  
> to have been published early in the year since the first printing of  
> each has a fall 1931 ML list at the end of the volume. This was  
> typical of ML books published in January since they had to be  
> printed around the end of the previous season. The two new titles  
> for January 1932, Crime and Punishment and The Magic Mountain, had  
> jackets with fall 1931 lists. I haven't seen a first printing of The  
> Plays of Oscar Wilde in a jacket. The first printing of The Poems  
> and Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde has a fall 1931 jacket. The earliest  
> jacket I've seen for The Short Stories of Guy de Maupassant has a  
> spring 1932 list. The first printing of The Stories of Anton  
> Tchekov, which also combined two B&L volumes and was scheduled for  
> February 1932, has a jacket with a fall 1931 list.
>
> Barry
> From: "Scot Kamins" <kamins at modernlib.com>
> To: "For collectors of Modern Library books" <modlib at thuban.owu.edu>
> Sent: Thursday, July 21, 2011 9:49:12 AM
> Subject: Re: [ModLib] POEMS AND FAIRY TALES OF OSCAR WILDE [was:  
> POEMS AND        PLAYS ... ]
>
> Thanks, John. Also for now I'll add "225?" with the question mark as  
> the inverse DJ number until we get some confirming responses.
>
> On Jul 20, 2011, at 5:21 PM, jwol wrote:
>
> 2.  Scott, I have this volume in both an e and an f jacket back.   
> Your notes indicate it was previously seen in a d and an I jacket  
> back.
>
>
>
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