kierkegaurdian at gmail.com
Mon Mar 17 13:22:33 PDT 2014
Yeah, the Chap Books are pretty expensive. I was lucky to find a fine copy
of The Castle of the Otter for less than $10, but I don't think my luck
will last through to those other collections.
On Mon, Mar 17, 2014 at 4:16 PM, Fernando Gouvea <fqgouvea at colby.edu> wrote:
> That sounds about right. The Cheap Street version, new, cost around $200,
> I think.
> 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>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.
>>> 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>
>>>> 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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