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  • eighth_conn_inf
    Jake, Could you contact me with a PM at killsour@hotmail.com with a question re your pub date moved to January 2008? Thank you, Larry Freiheit ... maps ... of
    Message 1 of 26 , Dec 17, 2007
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      Jake,

      Could you contact me with a PM at killsour@... with a
      question re your pub date moved to January 2008?

      Thank you,

      Larry Freiheit


      --- In TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com, "eighth_conn_inf"
      <eighth_conn_inf@...> wrote:
      >
      > Jake,
      >
      > We have to keep you going so you can next tackle the Carmen-Cope
      maps
      > to supplement your book! If there is anything I can do to help, pls
      > let me know.
      >
      > Larry
      >
      > --- In TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com, Joseph Pierro
      > <joseph_pierro@> wrote:
      > >
      > > Thanks, Larry! I'm beginning to wonder if there isn't some sort
      of
      > pharonic curse on this manuscript.
      > >
      > > On the other hand, since I have to die of something, it might as
      > well be as the last casualty of Antietam. . . . :)
      > >
      > > --j
      > >
      > >
      > > ----- Original Message ----
      > > From: eighth_conn_inf <eighth_conn_inf@>
      > > To: TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com
      > > Sent: Saturday, October 27, 2007 8:23:17 PM
      > > Subject: [TalkAntietam] Re: Carman update
      > >
      > > Jake,
      > >
      > > Never ask what can happen next! It is good to hear that you will
      be
      > > OK and are recovering well. Even though the book will be late,
      > > getting it out as quickly as that after what happened will be
      > > wonderful.
      > >
      > > I've had an order in with Amazon for several months when I first
      > saw
      > > it there and look forward to receiving it when you get it done.
      > Good
      > > luck on our recovery.
      > >
      > > Larry
      > >
      > > --- In TalkAntietam@ yahoogroups. com, "joseph_pierro"
      > > <joseph_pierro@ ...> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Hey, everyone! I've gotten a few queries (and congrats) on the
      > > > release of the Carman ms. It's a TAD premature.
      > > >
      > > > I'm not sure where the late Oct. date in Amazon was coming from
      > > > (probably some database wasn;t updated), but the book, when
      last
      > I
      > > > knew, was going to be a mid-Nov. release.
      > > >
      > > > And there's been a small snag since. . . .
      > > >
      > > > At the beginning of the month, I had about 4-5 days of work
      left
      > on
      > > > the index in order to have the ms. COMPLETE and ready to go to
      > the
      > > > printer. Just then, however, I developed a problem with the
      > > appendix.
      > > >
      > > > Not the book's. My own. I had been misdiagnosed with food
      > > poisoning
      > > > on the 3d, and by the 6th it burst. I've been in the hospital
      > ever
      > > > since (I only just returned home an hour ago).
      > > >
      > > > It's too soon for me to make a firm guess on a new release
      date.
      > As
      > > I
      > > > said, I had about 4-5 days of work left to do when I was 100%
      > > > healthy, and I'm nowhere near that now. Then, once I AM done,
      > it'll
      > > > take the publisher 3-4 weeks to typeset the index and then
      > > physically
      > > > produce books.
      > > >
      > > > I'd guess it'll be ready by the 2d week of December. I'm going
      to
      > > > make every possible effort to make sure the books ship in time
      > for
      > > > Xmas deliveries.
      > > >
      > > > All best,
      > > >
      > > > --jake
      > > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
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    • eighth_conn_inf
      Tom, I know a photographer who might be able to help. Do you have any specifics on the negatives you have? Are they the 1908 version? Larry ... large ... sell
      Message 2 of 26 , Dec 31, 2007
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        Tom,

        I know a photographer who might be able to help. Do you have any
        specifics on the negatives you have? Are they the 1908 version?

        Larry


        --- In TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com, "Thomas Clemens" <clemenst@...>
        wrote:
        >
        > Larry,
        > Save Historic Antietam Foundation at one time considered printing
        > copies for sale, but the numbers did not work out. To print them
        large
        > enough to be legible is pretty pricey and we didn't think we could
        sell
        > enough to make it worthwhile. Given the access of the LOC site, it
        is
        > less likely now. If you have any ideas about production, we have
        8x10
        > photo negatives of all fourteen maps.
        >
        >
        > Thomas G. Clemens D.A.
        > Professor of History
        > Hagerstown Community College
        >
        >
        >
        > >>> "eighth_conn_inf" <eighth_conn_inf@...> 10/29/2007 8:27 AM
        > >>>
        > Jake,
        >
        > I posted a comment on the LOC website re the revised maps.
        >
        > Perhaps a good project for a group to undertake if not to make a
        > profit but to contribute funds to a non profit organization? I
        would
        > buy a set assuming it was complete and legible as well as being
        > printed on sturdy, plastic-coated paper.
        >
        > Larry
        >
        > --- In TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com, Joseph Pierro
        > <joseph_pierro@> wrote:
        > >
        > > You know, it's a REAL shame that Bob Younger at Morningside Books
        > isn't with us anymore. He managed to find a way to make the full
        set
        > of Bachelder maps from Gettysburg available (all 28 maps in full
        > color) for $250. Now, he just printed them flat and loose (they
        > shipped them boxed), but it's the closest thing I've seen in recent
        > years to a project like the Carman atlas.
        > >
        > > Meanwhile, I urge everyone to email the webmaster of the Library
        of
        > Congress's "American Memory" project and urge them to scan the
        > second, REVISED volume of Carman's atlas into their giant digital
        > database. It's not the PERFECT format, but it beats not having
        access
        > to them at all.
        > >
        > > Best,
        > >
        > > --j
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