2921Re: [delany-list] Project Gutenberg
- Aug 14, 2006On Mon, 14 Aug 2006, zvi@... wrote:
> I'm not very familiar with this so... Chip still holds copyright, butHe's not done it in writing yet, but he's said he will. I don't anticipate
> granted permission to PG to reproduce the book?
problems with this. He gets quite a bit of editorial control over it, more
than with a regular publisher.
> Second, 'new introduction and bibliography'? Neat! Who is writing theThat's not determined yet. I'll probably be pulling the bibliography
> introduction and who is getting together the bibliography?
together with whatever help I can get. If forced to I'll write the
introduction, but I'd much rather talk somebody else into doing it that
has more of a name in publishing. I've not tried talking anybody into it
yet. A project like this for PG usually takes about a year. The longest
I've worked on has taken over four and isn't done yet. I think there's
>> That's why I wanted to start a discussion here. One of the BantamI don't think so, he specifically mentioned using the Bantam editions. Once
>> printings of 'Out of the Dead City' would probably be better than the Ace
>> printings. The only copy I have is the really old Ace double.
> I have (somewhere) the Fall of the Towers trilogy in the bantam edition
> and I'm sure others do too.
> I'm wondering if Chip or his agent are making a distinction between the
> Ace volume (Captives of the Flame) and the Bantam-and-later volume (Out of
> the Dead City) and are keeping one for pay and leaving the other for PG,
> if you see what I mean. That probably needs to be clarified.
I figure out the specifics on what I want to use I'll run it past him.
> It's a bit of a tease to just put one volume of a trilogy on PG. I wonderYou've not been watching Baen have you. Giving away the first volume in
> if eventually we'll get all three...?
electronic form causes a pretty big pull affect on all three print
volumes. If we can spark enough interest we might get it all back in
print. I've had some success with the H. Beam Piper works.
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