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shannon posts on 3/21/2006 1:50:26 PM
does anyone know a good summary of the solomon key? also wat happens at the end og angels and demons? i moved and fogot my book and couldnt finish it,
Richard D. Cole posts on 3/14/2006 5:17:29 PM
Is this post woking, I've tried 4 times to respond, this a test, not typing my message again until I know it will make it.
josie posts on 3/14/2006 4:28:49 PM
please help got answer but can not think of where to type it helppppp
Ken posts on 3/13/2006 5:00:00 PM
Both copies are without doubt US edition/firsts in every way. The covers are both US and were purchased by me from 2 different booksellers in California. They are not ARC, Book Club etc. They both have US/Can pricing on inside front cover and on back cover. Line 10-1 & stated first edition. As said before they are identical in every way except for the typos. I have photos of the relevant pages and cover. Surely we must be able to get info from Doubleday or the printers on the first printing!
Richard D. Cole posts on 3/13/2006 10:33:09 AM
I know that there are two advance reading copies before, the 1st ed.hard cover, (1st copy has a red cover,2nd has cover like the the book, Mona Lisa picture) I know the errors are in the 2nd advance reading copy but the page numbers off a few pages from the hard cover ed. I checked my 5 1st. ed. and found them all to have the errors. it doesn't make any sense to correct the errors and then print copies with the errors. I also know the the U.K. cover is different than the U.S. ed. are your two copies both U.S. ed.
Ken posts on 3/10/2006 10:54:38 AM
i can provide photos to back this up if i know where to send
Richard D. Cole posts on 3/10/2006 10:06:38 AM
Thanks for you information, now I need to go through my U.S.1st Ed.(I have 5)and see if I can find the same thing. I mentioned in an earlier post that between 2nd & 6th printing Lyon/Lillie was corrected, also I've narrowed it down to between 17th & 20th printing Skitoma/scitoma was corrected. If what you found is correct the corrected 1st will be even be worth more than the ones selling now.
Ken posts on 3/10/2006 8:54:54 AM
I have 2 absolutely identical US 1/1 of ISBN 0385504209. However 1 has the typos lyon and Skitoma and the other has Lille and Scotoma. I have checked each one page for page, 9.5x6.5, US cover, price inside front and on back cover in USD and CAN above barcode. Font size is same, final page 454. Copywrite page April 2003, number line 10 down to 1, First Edition, printed in United States of America.
Whilst i am in Australia, both books were bought by me from different booksellers in California (not Ebay!)
Does anyone know the exact history of the first printing and at what point the changes were made?
spirtcaster862 posts on 3/9/2006 7:28:02 PM
Thanks for letting me find out, this site wont let me post much.
Uma posts on 3/2/2006 7:05:02 AM
I work in a bookshop and i can tell you that "Solomon Key" will be out in April this year!
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