[ilds] RG Justine -- Dutton omnibus

Michael Haag michaelhaag at btinternet.com
Thu Jul 5 16:51:53 PDT 2007


Bravo!


On Thursday, July 5, 2007, at 08:17  pm, Bruce Redwine wrote:

> 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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