(urth) Bibliomen

Fernando Gouvea fqgouvea at colby.edu
Mon Mar 17 13:16:25 PDT 2014

That sounds about right. The Cheap Street version, new, cost around $200, I

Like you, I feel the need to have it all, but some things (those original
Cheap Street editions, some of Christmas-card-stories, ...) will forever
remain a bridge too far. But I do haave both versions of the guide to the


On Monday, March 17, 2014, Antonin Scriabin <kierkegaurdian at gmail.com>

> At this point I own all of Wolfe's novels (and a few extra copies of
> interest, signed or whatnot) and most of the short story collections, and
> I've reached the point where I feel compelled to collect what is left.
> Thanks for the info!  I did find the less expensive version, they still go
> for about $40.
> On Mon, Mar 17, 2014 at 4:05 PM, Fernando Gouvea <fqgouvea at colby.edu<javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','fqgouvea at colby.edu');>
> > wrote:
>> It's not really a collection of stories, but rather of characters. Of
>> course, in many cases describing a character makes for a mini-story.
>> It exists in two versions. The original edition was an impossibly
>> expensive fine press book from Cheap Street press. The copy I have is a
>> paperback reprint thar came out many years later. Copies of that one
>> shouldn't be too expensive.
>> Worth having? I think so, but certainly not the main event.
>> Fernando
>> PS: at the very first Readercon I had a chance to buy the Cheap Street
>> version for less than $200 at an auction and chickened out. Advice to young
>> self: you'll regret not spending that money!
>> On Monday, March 17, 2014, Antonin Scriabin <kierkegaurdian at gmail.com<javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','kierkegaurdian at gmail.com');>>
>> wrote:
>>> Anyone here read it?  It seems hard to find / expensive.  Is it a
>>> collection of short stories generally not available elsewhere?  Thanks!
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