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Editions by Date: 2015–2019

This page lists a selection of editions of L.M. Montgomery’s books that were published between 2015 and 2019.

Anne of Green Gables (New York: Race Point Publishing, 2016)

Knickerbocker Classics. “The Life and Times of L.M. Montgomery” (chronology). Print, unjacketed hardcover, 7 3/4” x 6”, x + 286 pp., ISBN 978-1-63106-247-6. Original interior illustrations by M.A. Claus and W.A.J. Claus. Epigraph included; dedication omitted.

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

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Readying Rilla: L.M. Montgomery’s Reworking of Rilla of Ingleside (Rock’s Mills Press, 2016)

Cover art for Readying Rilla

Edited by Elizabeth Waterston and Kate Waterston. “L.M. Montgomery’s Creative Path to Publication” (v–xvi), by Elizabeth Waterston. “An Interpretive Transcription of Montgomery’s Manuscript of Rilla of Ingleside” (xvii–xx, 1–276) and “An Interpretive Transcription of Montgomery’s Manuscript of Notes to Rilla of Ingleside” (277–307) by Kate Waterston. Print, trade paperback, 5 3/8” x 8 3/8”, xx + 307 pp., 978-1-7724-4021-8.

Notes: This edition consists of an annotated transcript of L.M. Montgomery’s handwritten manuscript of Rilla of Ingleside, housed at the University of Guelph since 2000 and consisting of 518 pages of text, followed by an additional seventy-one pages of notes. The book is dedicated to the memory of Kate Waterston, who died in November 2015.

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Anne of Green Gables (New York: Penguin Books, 2017)

Cover art for Anne of Green Gables (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition, 2017), which consists of an illustrated image of a young Caucasian girl with red pigtails and wearing a turquoise dress walking across a planted field, with hills, trees, and houses in the background; across the sky are several props and quotations from the book, including a dress with puffed sleeves, a teacup, and a cone of ice cream. The book's title and author appears in the bottom third of the image, along with the following text: "Foreword by J. Courtney Sullivan" and "Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition."

Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition. Foreword by J. Courtney Sullivan; introduction, “A Note on the Text,” and “Suggestions for Further Reading” by Benjamin Lefebvre. Print, trade paperback, 5.63” x 8.44”, xxxviii + 327 pp., ISBN 978-0-14-313185-4. Cover art by Siobhán Gallagher. Epigraph and dedication included. “How I Began,” by L.M. Montgomery.

Notes: This edition is based on the first impression of the first edition published by L.C. Page and Company in 1908, except that it corrects typographical errors that I list in “A Note on the Text.”

Sources: Copy of the first printing is in the site owner’s personal collection.

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The Story Girl (Toronto: Tundra Books, 2018)

The Story Girl, by L.M. Montgomery (Tundra Books, 2018): cover

Print, trade paperback, 7 3/4” x 5 1/4”, viii + 320 pp. + 5 pp., ISBN 978-1-101-91949-1. Cover art by Elly Mackay. Epigraph included; dedication omitted.

Copyright Statement: Copyright © 1911 by L.M. Montgomery.

Notes: The following statement appears on the copyright page of this edition: “This edition of The Story Girl is based on the version published in Toronto in 1987 by Seal Books. Some minor errors have been silently corrected.”

Sources: A copy of the first printing is in the site owner’s personal collection. Cover image courtesy of Penguin Random House Canada.

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Anne of Green Gables: The Original Manuscript (Nimbus Publishing, 2019)

Cover art for ANNE OF GREEN GABLES: THE ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT

Edited by Carolyn Strom Collins. Introduction (1–16) and “Reader’s Guide to Symbols and Notes” (17) by Carolyn Strom Collins. Print, trade paperback, 8 1/4” x 5 3/4”, 348 pp., 978-1-77108-721-6.

Notes: This edition consists of an annotated transcription of L.M. Montgomery’s manuscript to Anne of Green Gables, housed at the Confederation Centre Art Gallery in Charlottetown.

Sources: A copy of the first printing is in the site owner’s personal collection. Cover image courtesy of Nimbus Publishing.

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Published on 14 December 2023; last updated on 24 March 2024. Please contact the site owner with additions, corrections, questions, and suggestions.