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Old May 29th 07, 04:51 PM posted to rec.collecting.books
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Default Detective Book Club oddity

On May 29, 9:44 am, RF wrote:

1969 is 28 years from 1941. At that time copyrights had to be renewed
after 28 years, so the 1969 date probably isn't the date of

Well, checking these titles on bookfinder, I come up with an ordinary
Detective Book Club edition as well, which leads me to assume that
1969 (or 1970) *is* the date of publication. Not that I've followed
the series particularly, but my impression was that the titles were
always contemporary mysteries, and I'm wondering why, after 28--or
even 35--years, they should do this volume.

I have seen the fancier Zane Greys, but have never opened one to see
if it actually had a limitation page inserted.