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Editions by Date: 1975–1979

This page lists a selection of editions of L.M. Montgomery’s books that were published between 1975 and 1979.

In Canada, this period saw the publication, in 1977, of the last three Montgomery titles in McClelland and Stewart’s Canadian Favourites, preceded by eleven more titles between 1972 and 1974. In the United States, Bantam Books published what would be the first of several mass-market paperback editions of all of Montgomery’s books.

Anne of Green Gables (New York: Bantam Books, 1976)

Anne of Green Gables (Bantam Books, 1976)

Print, mass-market paperback, 7” x 4 3/8”, x + 309 + 1 pp. ISBN 0-553-13492-2. Cover artist unidentified. Epigraph and dedication included.

Copyright: Copyright 1908 by L. C. Page & Company, Inc. Copyright renewed 1935 by L. C. Page & Company, Inc. (now Farrar, Straus & Giroux, Inc.)

Printing History: L.C. Page edition published June 1908. 68 printings through 1942. Grosset & Dunlap edition published December 1951. Literary Guild edition published June 1972. Bantam edition / August 1976. 2nd printing / August 1976. 3rd printing / January 1977. 4th printing / July 1977. 5th printing / November 1977. 6th printing / June 1978. 7th printing / December 1978. 8th printing / September 1979. 9th printing. 10th printing.

Sources: Copies of the 8th and 10th printings are in the site owner’s personal collection.

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Magic for Marigold (Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1977)

Magic for Marigold, by L.M. Montgomery (McClelland and Stewart, 1977): cover

Canadian Favourites. Print, trade paperback, 7 7/8” x 5 1/4”, viii + 328 pp., ISBN 0-7710-6322-9. Cover artist unidentified. Dedication included.

Copyright Statement
Copyright 1929 by McClelland and Stewart Limited. Reprinted 1977 in Canadian Favourites Edition.

Printing History
Reprinted 1982.

Sources
Copy of the (presumed) first printing (1977) is in the site owner’s personal collection.

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Mistress Pat (Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1977)

Mistress Pat, by L.M. Montgomery (McClelland and Stewart, 1977): cover

Canadian Favourites. Print, trade paperback, 7 7/8” x 5 1/4”, x + 338 pp., ISBN 0-7710-6343-1 Cover artist unidentified. Dedication included.

Copyright Statement: Copyright 1935 by McClelland and Stewart Limited. Reprinted 1977 in Canadian Favourites Edition.

Printing History: Unknown.

Notes: The title is listed as Mistress Pat on the cover and as Mistress Pat: A Novel of Silver Bush on the title page.

Sources: A copy of the (presumed) first printing is in the site owner’s personal collection.

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Jane of Lantern Hill (McClelland and Stewart, 1977)

Jane of Lantern Hill (McClelland and Stewart, 1977): cover

Canadian Favourites. Print, trade paperback, 7 7/8” x 5 1/4”, vi + 297 pp., ISBN 0-7710-6301-6. Cover artist unidentified. Dedication included.

Copyright Statement: Copyright 1937 by McClelland and Stewart Limited. Reprinted 1977 in Canadian Favourites Edition.

Printing History: Unknown.

Sources: A copy of the (presumed) first printing is in the site owner’s personal collection.

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Published on 14 December 2023; last updated on 21 March 2024. Please contact the site owner with additions, corrections, questions, and suggestions.