Talk:Dracula

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Information about this edition
Edition: 1897
Source: Project Gutenberg
Contributor(s): LGagnon
Level of progress:
Notes: Scans available on the Internet Archive (neither is original):
  1. Grosset & Dunlap (New York) edition (c. 1927)
  2. Random House/Modern Library (New York) edition (c. 1932)
Proofreaders:

Problems[edit]

This version is different compared to the scanned first edition. It's been modernised, Americanized, and it's full of typos and misspellings. It's a mess. Donnie Love 03:18, 9 October 2008 (UTC)

That isn't the first edition (the adverts at the back at 1920s-era publications). Internet research suggests it's a 1927 reprint timed to coincide with a Broadway run of Dracula. References:
The Library of Congress has a copy of the first American edition (1899), published by Doubleday & McClure[1], but it's not available in scanned form. Doubleday & McClure were only in business 1897-1899.[2] A true first American edition of this book is probably very rare. A note in the book description stating that this is a later reprint would help clarify things. I'm not sure where to look for the first British edition (1897). - Outlier59 (talk) 20:57, 13 December 2015 (UTC)