[ilds] Justine impression 5

James Gifford james.d.gifford at gmail.com
Sat Sep 18 17:49:46 PDT 2010


I should have added to my earlier post, in the proof copy held in 
Victoria, the passage below reads "The wall above the sofa was covered 
in the *black* imprints of juvenile hands" through this is marginally 
corrected to "blue," perhaps to echo the book cover design.

James

On 18/09/10 1:01 PM, Bruce Redwine wrote:
> The dust jacket of my /Justine/ 1.1 also has the imprint of a blue hand.
> The hand is Sappho-Jane's, no? Cf. /Justine,/ "The wall above the sofa
> was covered in the blue imprints of juvenile hands — the talisman which
> in this part of the world guards a house against the evil eye" (p. 45).
> Apparently, the talisman didn't work.
>
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> BR
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> On Sep 18, 2010, at 12:20 PM, Godshalk, William (godshawl) wrote:
>
>> I find that I do have a fifth impression of Justine, which has NO dust
>> jacket with a spinal hand.
>>
>> Justine impression six has a dust jacket with a spinal hand in light
>> blue.
>>
>> It seems to have been meant to be part of this package of text and
>> paratext. But dust jackets do travel from book to book, and issue to
>> issue.
>>
>> One can never be too skeptical, I think).
>>
>> Bill
>>
>>
>> W. L. Godshalk *
>> Department of English * *
>> University of Cincinnati* * Stellar Disorder *
>> OH 45221-0069 * *
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