In the 1930s, Kurt Enoch's Hamburg-based Albatross Books sparked the paperback revolution by printing classics in stylish cheap editions (providing the model for London's Penguin), but he was soon expelled by the Nazis.
What does CE stand for?
CE stands for Cheap Edition (cars)
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It was the Duchess, of course, a woman who haunted my imagination for years until I began to see her as one of those sinewy, twisting, sexual athletes revealed in lurid poses on cheap editions of the Kama Sutra, with three or four pairs of arms and legs, the whole attached to the blonde tresses and deadpan face of Veronica Lake, the current screen pin-up who, incredibly, I later accidentally tripped up on the dance floor of a London nightclub.
The Victorian era also saw the creation of new markets: the three-decker novel, magazines that published fiction, cheap editions and the proliferation of lending libraries.
According to Publishing News, WH Smith has already sent a letter to publishers saying that unless it is mentioned in the pre-promotional purchasing stage that a title has been licensed for cheap editions, the company will send back the title and charge the publisher the shipping fee and keep any promotional charge paid by the publisher.
The authors make clear in their Introduction that their aim is to account for early British and what they describe as the "more substantial" American editions, as well as certain cheap editions up to George Eliot's death on 22 December 1880.
The 1842 cheap edition of Strauss' Life of Jesus brought threats of legal action: not so the more expensive 1846 translation by George Eliot.
Slater's preface reveals that the texts in this volume, and in the forthcoming volumes, are silently regularized texts from the 1868 Charles Dickens edition, though in his introduction he acknowledges that this 1868 edition merely "reprinted the text established in the 1850 Cheap Edition.
If we lose money in bringing out cheap editions of your earlier works, it will not trouble us.