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Mon Mar 17 13:53:08 PDT 2014
I am pretty sure I have everything save some of his essays. Certainly everything listed as fiction. Bibliomen isn't earth shattering but it's good fun. The version published later is cheaper and had a few additional entries so get that one if you feel compelled.
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On Mar 17, 2014, at 1:16 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 Shambles...
> On Monday, March 17, 2014, Antonin Scriabin <kierkegaurdian at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 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> 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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