[ModLib] Help with Illustrated Don Quixote
robert watling jr.
rewatlingjr at gmail.com
Mon Nov 25 06:54:08 EST 2013
Mine seems to say what everyone else's says and what you have printed
below. So is that a first or second printing? Were there any other
differences? I don't have the original acetate cover. Tell that guy to let
it go. It's not worth carrying a lot of shame over...thanks...rob.
On Sun, 24 Nov 2013 18:35:43 -0800, Scot Kamins <kamins at modernlib.com>
> 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
> Intend no harm —First Buddhist Precept
The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement.
But the opposite of a profound truth, may well be another
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