[ilds] RG Justine -- Dutton omnibus

Michael Haag michaelhaag at btinternet.com
Tue Jul 3 14:04:35 PDT 2007


So Faber probably did a run-on print-run for Dutton, and once that was 
exhausted the omnibus never travelled American roads again.

:Michael


On Tuesday, July 3, 2007, at 08:47  pm, Bruce Redwine wrote:

> Yes, for the most part, but there's variation in the front matter.  
> Both texts begin on p. 17 and correspond exactly to the end, except 
> that the preceding is a little transposed.  E.g., [p. 16] in Faber has 
> the dedication, whereas [p. 16] in Dutton has the epigraph.  I was 
> wrong about the fonts -- they're the same.
>
> Bruce
>
> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Michael Haag <michaelhaag at btinternet.com>
>> Sent: Jul 3, 2007 12:27 PM
>> To: ilds at lists.uvic.ca
>> Subject: Re: [ilds] RG Justine -- Dutton omnibus
>>
>> Are the paginations the same in the Faber and Dutton 1962 omnibi?
>>
>> :M
>>
>>
>>
>> On Tuesday, July 3, 2007, at 08:08  pm, slighcl wrote:
>>
>>> On 7/3/2007 2:52 PM, Michael Haag wrote:
>>>
>>> DUTTON one volume 1962 or Faber?  I did not know there was a Dutton.
>>>
>>> Yes.  Dutton brought it out in 1962.  I have two copies, unsigned.
>>>
>>> The Dutton omnibus has dropped out of sight since.  Dutton and 
>>> Penguin
>>> clearly understood that more money is to be made from charging high
>>> prices on the individual volumes of the Quartet.
>>>
>>> Still, it would be grand for Penguin to reissue.  I am supposing that
>>> they already own what Dutton once owned.  That act would help to 
>>> bring
>>> the US and UK editions back into synchronicity.
>>>
>>> Charles
>>>
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