[ModLib] New Chart: Titles That Changed Numbers

Don Eveland pecksgrove at aol.com
Fri Apr 25 17:44:39 EDT 2014


Your right.  TR was only #4.  I stand corrected.4/25/1

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On Apr 25, 2014, at 2:50 PM, Scot Kamins <kamins at modernlib.com> wrote:

> We did miss another one besides O. Henry, but it wasn' Treasure Island. That title only came in #4.
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> We DID miss Buck's The Good Earth! According to the BookNotes: "The Good Earth came out under two numbers, #2 (1934 - 1943) and #15 (1943 - 1970). It surrendered its original number when ML reassigned the number to the first printing of Shakespeare's Comedies."
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> On Apr 25, 2014, at 6:16 AM, Don Eveland wrote:
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>> It's late enough in the year that a possibility for a mistake on my part does exist, however, if my memory serves, Treasure Island might also fit in this category.
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>> On Apr 25, 2014, at 6:49 AM, "John Peterson" <jpetersonlhi at frontier.com> wrote:
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>>> What about O. Henry: 4/25?
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>>> John Peterson
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>>> From: Scot Kamins
>>> Sent: Thursday, April 24, 2014 7:51 PM
>>> To: For collectors of Modern Library books
>>> Subject: [ModLib] New Chart: Titles That Changed Numbers
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>>> Folks,
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>>> As many of you already know, the Modern Library on rare occasion changed the series number of a title, assigning that number to some other title. This was likely done for some marketing reason, although no one has come forward with a verifiable reason.
>>> The following chart, based on data submitted by Modern Library stalwart Bill Hornick, shows the original and revised series numbers for the 17 titles affected.
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>>> Thanks to Bill for doing the look-up work and suggesting the chart.
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>>> http://www.modernlib.com/Identifiers/numberChanges.html
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