[ModLib] Help with Illustrated Don Quixote
brianlemasters at gmail.com
Sun Nov 24 22:35:58 EST 2013
My copy of THE illustrated Don Quixote states "Copyright, 1946, by
Random House, Inc. Manufactured in the United States of America.
Printed and bound by H. Wolff, New York."
On 11/24/2013 8:35 PM, Scot Kamins wrote:
> Gary Johnson points out this absurdity in the notes for the
> illustrated Don QUixote:
> "The Illustrated edition had two printings. The first printing (fall
> 1946) was for 15,000 copies and the second in 1947 was for 5,000
> copies. On the copyright page the first printing states: "DESIGNED BY
> GEORGE SALTER. Copyright, 1946, by Random House, Inc. Manufactured in
> the United States of America. _/*Printed by Parkway Printing Co., and
> bound by H. Wolff*/_." The second copy has a different final sentence:
> "*_/Printed by Parkway Printing Co., and bound by H. Wolff/_*."
> The idiot who wrote the BookNotes for ModernLib (ahem) obviously
> misunderstood the real final sentence for the second edition and just
> duplicated the first. Will someone who has the second edition please
> let me know what it REALLY is? I can't live with the shame.
> Scot Kamins
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