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0428 The Quick Red Fox

August 23, 2013
Quick Red Fox, The D1610
  • Title: The Quick Red Fox
  • Language: English
  • Country: USA
  • Format: Paperback
  • Year: 1965 or 1967
  • Publisher: Fawcett
  • Collection: Gold Medal
  • Collection #: D1610
  • Cover Price: $0.50
  • Cover Artist: Ron Lesser, John McDermott

“Hey, he’s trying to pass off a previously blogged cover as new.”

“No, technically it’s different. See? The price has changed. So has the collection ID.”

“Isn’t that cheating? Or at least dishonest?”

“Well, yes, both, but I don’t think anyone ever thought otherwise of him.”

“So why does he have two different publishing years?”

“The goofball doesn’t know whether this is the second printing or the third. Or both. Both printings used the same artwork but he’s too cheap to actually buy them, so he’s hedging his bet.”

“Typical.”

Update (08/25/2013): Ahem. This is now the correct cover image. Good catch, Freiler!

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One Comment leave one →
  1. Freiler permalink
    August 23, 2013 5:59 pm

    4 Questions since you made me go and get my copy:
    1. Isn’t the collection ID d1945 and not d1610?
    2. Inside the book it pimps Pale Gray for Guilt (1968) so aren’t both of your dates wrong?
    3. Would you like a better scan?
    4. Thank you so much for your amazing blog! We all really appreciate it even if we are pedantic.

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