jazz (not music)--1911?

victor steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Tue Sep 6 08:54:47 UTC 2011

I found another volume in the series, this one with copyright date 1912, but
published in 1928 (the big hint is the list of books at the end that is "to
be published January 1929" or later). Still, this says nothing about the
date of the other book.


On Tue, Sep 6, 2011 at 4:31 AM, victor steinbok <aardvark66 at gmail.com>wrote:

> I am not going to pretend that this is a clear example. The book was indeed
> published in 1911, but there is absolutely no way to ascertain when this
> copy was printed. The citation can be found on the very last printed page of
> the book, in the self-promotion by the publisher--the kind of advertising
> sheet that could have been added at any printing. And this one has nothing
> to with music either.
> http://goo.gl/cNpef
> Dick Merriwell's Commencement. Or, The Last Week at Yale. The Merriwell
> Series No. 200. By Burt L. Standish. 1911
> [inside back cover--Street & Smith advertising]
>> Read the Street & Smith Novels!
>> They are the cheapest and most interesting reading matter published in
>> America to-day. No jazz--no sex--just big, clean, interesting books.
> So take it as you will. YMMV.
> VS-)

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