[ilds] RG Justine -- Dutton omnibus

Bruce Redwine bredwine1968 at earthlink.net
Thu Jul 5 12:17:26 PDT 2007


Charles, yes, I rechecked my 1962 omnibus Dutton, signed copy 114 of 199, and found the transposition, as previously reported.  You have just given "a nudge" to "the whole universe."

Bruce

-----Original Message-----
>From: slighcl <slighcl at wfu.edu>
>Sent: Jul 5, 2007 9:19 AM
>To: Bruce Redwine <bredwine1968 at earthlink.net>, ilds at lists.uvic.ca
>Subject: Re: [ilds] RG Justine -- Dutton omnibus
>
>Yes, another bibliographical note to archive in our ILDS listserv.
>
>Now that I am back at my office, I have sitting before me the 1962 Faber 
>one-volume /Quartet /and the 1962 Dutton one-volume /Quartet/.  After a 
>quick collation, checking the texts against each other at those 
>well-discussed points of potential difference, I can confirm that UK and 
>US 1962 /Quartet /printings are equivalent.  (You will never catch a 
>conscientious bibliographer saying "identical.") 
>
>I do not find in these Faber and Dutton 1962 one-volumes a transposition 
>of the "dedication" and "Note" as mentioned by Bruce.  That does not in 
>any way rule out such accidents happening--books share many signs of our 
>mortality--and I would be happy to hear reports of other examples.
>
>Bruce, I am happy to say that if you have a Dutton 1962 with that 
>variant order the book's value went up just a nudge.
>
>Charles



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