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message 1: by Edwina (new)

Edwina Callan | 3408 comments https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

I own the above book and it has no ISBN.
The ISBN currently displayed is not for this book, I looked it up on worldcat and it is for another edition of this book that was published in England by
Hodder & Stoughton. My copy was published in New York by Doubleday.
Please remove the ISBN as it does not belong to this book.
Thank you.


message 2: by Ayshe (last edited Oct 25, 2016 04:38AM) (new)

Ayshe | 3042 comments Do the number of pages and the cover correspond to your edition?

(Amazon also has "Hodder & Stoughton" as publishers: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Little-Wax-D... but changing/moving isbns is kind of big deal here, according to the librarian manual the only case where an ISBN or ASIN should be removed from a published edition is for Advance Readers Copies.)


message 3: by Edwina (new)

Edwina Callan | 3408 comments Will message Rivka and ask her what to do.
Either the ISBN needs to be removed from this book that was published without an ISBN or all of the information on the book needs to be changed to match the ISBN currently being used and a new edition created for the book I have.

The book I have:

No ISBN but does have LOC #70-94117
Hardcover
306 pages
Published 1970 by Doubleday & Company, Inc.
Cover exactly the same as in the link in message #1

The ISBN now shown, info from worldcat:

Published by Hodder & Stoughton, 1970
256 pages
Doesn't show book cover or give book format.


message 4: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 42444 comments Mod
Books published without an ISBN between 1968-1972 were frequently then reprinted (but not really a new edition) with one.


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