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Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks #4

Postby SteveP » April 8th, 2009, 5:08 pm

L&L now has the 4th Castle Notebook for pre-sale on their site:

http://www.llpub.com/zenshop/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=2599

Quick excerpt from the ad copy:

Volume 4 containing Cervon notebooks 9, 10 and 11, composed from 1967 through 1969 - 424 pages

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SPECIAL: For one week only, from now until Friday, April 17, 2009 (no exceptions), in order to provide an opportunity for you to request the same number book you received for Volumes 1, 2 and 3, you may request that number for Volume 4. These requests will be honored in the order in which they are received. If ordering online, make sure to enter your number request in the customer comments section of the online order form. If ordering by telephone, make your request known to our customer service representative. Credit cards will not be charged until your order ships.


All the details at the link above.

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Re: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks #4

Postby Mike Rozek » April 8th, 2009, 5:20 pm

Steve, I've been trying to access the llpub site this morning without any luck. By any chance is the server down, or perhaps a recent DNS change that hasn't propagated yet?

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Re: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks #4

Postby Mike Rozek » April 8th, 2009, 5:27 pm

Nevermind..must be a DNS issue @ my ISP. I changed DNS servers and can access the site now. Thanks!

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Re: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks #4

Postby Richard Kaufman » April 8th, 2009, 5:31 pm

I can't get it to open, either. Tried with both IE and Firefox.
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Re: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks #4

Postby Richard Kaufman » April 8th, 2009, 6:00 pm

Opened now.
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Re: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks #4

Postby SteveP » April 8th, 2009, 6:03 pm

There hasn't been any server issues that I'm aware of. I've been on the site for a while this afternoon making updates and just a few moments ago to make sure it was up and running - even cleared my cache - no problems.

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Re: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks #4

Postby PapaG » April 8th, 2009, 7:38 pm

Anyone know how many volumes are being produced? If I remember rightly there will be five in total, right?

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Re: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks #4

Postby Joe Pecore » April 8th, 2009, 7:39 pm

That is what I read too, five.
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Re: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks #4

Postby Brad Henderson » April 9th, 2009, 12:31 am

I asked the lady who took my order - she confirmed that it is five.

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Re: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks #4

Postby Magic Randy » April 9th, 2009, 12:42 am

I asked this question back in 2007 when volume 1 was made available and they said there will be 4 volumes.

Of course they only had 1 volume at the time, and may have decided to split it into 5 volumes instead of 4.

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Re: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks #4

Postby Magic Randy » April 10th, 2009, 1:49 am

L&L confirmed for me today that there will be 5 volumes in the set. As long as the price per volume is constant at $200, that is an increase in the price of the entire set. Kind of explains why volume 1 was bigger than volume 2 & 3.

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Re: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks #4

Postby the Larry » April 10th, 2009, 5:15 am

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Re: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks #4

Postby Joe Pecore » April 10th, 2009, 5:52 am

I'm pretty sure they projected 5 volumes when they released Volume 1. From the first page of the original discussion here on Genii:

http://www.geniimagazine.com/forums/ubb ... 45&fpart=1

Richard Kaufman wrote:I meant it's big news that the Castle Notebooks are being published.
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And why is it going to cost you $1000 to buy a full set of five volumes containing all 14 Castle Notebooks?...
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Re: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks #4

Postby Magic Randy » April 10th, 2009, 9:10 am

Joe Pecore wrote:I'm pretty sure they projected 5 volumes when they released Volume 1. From the first page of the original discussion here on Genii:

http://www.geniimagazine.com/forums/ubb ... 45&fpart=1

Richard Kaufman wrote:I meant it's big news that the Castle Notebooks are being published.
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And why is it going to cost you $1000 to buy a full set of five volumes containing all 14 Castle Notebooks?...


Looks like it was 5 all along. That's good to hear. I got the number 4 from them. I verified it by looking my old email. I asked because if I purchased volume 1, I wanted to know how many more volumes would be required to have the set (e.g. what would it cost to get the set).

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Re: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks #4

Postby Philippe Noël » April 11th, 2009, 6:25 am

Any idea why Bruce Cervon stopped keeping notes in 1971?

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Re: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks #4

Postby Richard Kaufman » April 11th, 2009, 10:42 am

At some point he started keeping his "notes" on videotape rather than writing them down. There are many videotapes sitting in his home of his own material and I suspect those will eventually come out as well.
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Re: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks #4

Postby El Mystico » October 2nd, 2009, 6:33 am

The index for all 5 volumes of the Castle Notebooks are available here as a searchable pdf, which ought to be useful.
http://www.brucecervon.com/Media/Index.pdf
There is an alphabetical index, one by categories, and one by creator(acknowledged to be imperfect).

It will also be printed in volume 5.

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Re: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks #4

Postby Mark Tams » October 2nd, 2009, 7:07 am

What an AWESOME resource. Even if it will be in the next one, this is very nice to make available . . . even to those of us that have the Notebooks!

Thank you!


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