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message 1: by Devorah (last edited May 21, 2017 07:46AM) (new)

Devorah (chilazon) | 8 comments Abraham Lincoln: A History, a ten volume set of books by John G. Nicolay and John Hay, is a mess here on goodreads. It has a lot of problems:

- They are not in a series, which makes it hard to find the one you're looking for. (Do you put volumed books in a series on Goodreads?)
- They have different names, like "vol.1" or "volume I" or "vol I".
ETA: The ones with the syntax "Abraham Lincoln: A History, Vol.I" exists for every volume in the series, so that could be the one they are all turned into.
- Many are copies of the same volume and need to be combined.
- Some are listed under only one of the 2 authors.
- Some don't have cover pictures.
- The one labled volume 14 should not exist because it is a 10 volume set.
- One of the authors, John G. Nicolay, has several author pages:
John Nicolay
John G Nicolay
John G. Nicolay
George Nicolay John

Here are the volumes I was able to find, but there are more not listed here:

Abraham Lincoln: a History - Volume 01
Abraham Lincoln: A History, Volume 1
Abraham Lincoln: A History -- Volume 1
ETA: Abraham Lincoln: A History, Vol.I


Abraham Lincoln, a History - Volume 02
Abraham Lincoln; A History Volume 2
Abraham Lincoln, a History -- Volume 2
Abraham Lincoln: A History Vol. II
ETA: Abraham Lincoln: A History, Vol.II

Abraham Lincoln: A History, Vol 3
Abraham Lincoln: A History Volume 3
ETA: Abraham Lincoln: A History, Vol.III

Abraham Lincoln: A History, Volume 4
ETA: Abraham Lincoln: A History, Vol.IV

Abraham Lincoln: A History, Vol.V
Abraham Lincoln: A History Volume 5
Abraham Lincoln: A History Volume 5

Abraham Lincoln: A History, Vol.VI

Abraham Lincoln: A History, Vol.VII

Abraham Lincoln: A History, Vol.VIII

Abraham Lincoln: A History, Vol.IX

Abraham Lincoln: A History Volume 10
Abraham Lincoln: A History Volume 10
Abraham Lincoln: A History, Volume 10
Abraham Lincoln: A History, Volume 10
Abraham Lincoln: A History, Vol.X

Abraham Lincoln; A History Volume 14 (This is the one that shouldn't exist because there are only 10 volumes in the series)

Abraham Lincoln: A History
Abraham Lincoln: A History (This one should not exist, because it says it's by John Jay, rather than John G. Nicolay.)
Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln (These are two seperate entries)
Abraham Lincoln: A History: The Full and Authorized Record of His Private Life and Public Career Volume 1
Abraham Lincoln: A History: The Full and Authorized Record of His Private Life and Public Career Volume 2


message 2: by Emy (last edited May 24, 2017 06:31AM) (new)

Emy (emypt) | 5022 comments Authors consolidated under LC form of John G. Nicolay.

John Nicolay is a separate author, not combined.


message 3: by Emy (new)

Emy (emypt) | 5022 comments Abraham Lincoln; A History Volume 14 shouldn't exist BUT does, as that is how the publisher re-released it. I agree it's inaccurate, but unless we can identify exactly where the error is from book in hand, we have to leave it.


message 4: by Devorah (new)

Devorah (chilazon) | 8 comments Thank you, Emy :)


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