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message 1: by Susan (new)

Susan | 5 comments This is about Italo Calvino's The Watcher and Other Stories. I am holding in my hand a paperback edition by Harvest/HBJ, published in 1975 as the "First Harbrace Paperbound Library edition." It has 181 pages. The ISBN is 0156949520. That ISBN brings up a paperback edition with a different page count, a different cover, and a different publisher (Mariner Books)--but the same year of publication. I must admit I'm confused.


message 2: by Empress (new)

Empress (the_empress) It's a very common situation. Often books are republished with a new cover art and same ISBN.

Can you provide a link to (or upload) the cover for your edition and we will add it to this record that was created to reflect your edition.


message 3: by Susan (new)

Susan | 5 comments Thank you Ellie, for creating the new record. I have librarian privileges (was a former librarian at The New York Public Library), so I attached the cover to the record you provided. Thanks!


message 4: by Empress (last edited Aug 18, 2015 01:43PM) (new)

Empress (the_empress) Brilliant :)

In that case here is the section in the manual that you need in regards to alternate cover editions: https://www.goodreads.com/help/show/8...
and
https://www.goodreads.com/help/show/2...


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