[James E. Talmage]
At a conference today attended by the First Presidency, Brother Horace G. Whitney, Business Manager of the Deseret News, and myself, Brother Whitney explained the need of an early beginning on a second edition of the book 'Jesus the Christ'. This day marks the end of the first month since the book was placed on sale and according to Brother Whitney's written report over half the edition has already been sold. As the book is to be used in the Advanced Theology classes in the Sunday Schools beginning January next, and as it has also been adopted in the quorum classes of the Melchizedek priesthood, it appears that a second edition must be issued before the beginning of the coming year. The decision was reached today that plans for the second edition be proceeded with immediately.
[James E. Talmage Diary, as quoted in Minutes of the Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1910-1951, Privately Published, Salt Lake City, Utah 2010]