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message 1: by [deleted user] (last edited Dec 28, 2017 07:28AM) (new)

https://www.goodreads.com/author/show... Hamilton W Mabie
https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...
Hamilton W. Mabie.
https://www.goodreads.com/author/show... good profile

kicking myself for giving up librarian privileges


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lethe | 13730 comments The few vintage covers I saw stated "Hamilton W. Mabie", but since "Hamilton Wright Mabie" is the "official" profile on GR and he is also known by his full name in Worldcat and the LoC catalogue, merged the other two names into the most complete one.

Am in the process of combining editions.

Corinne wrote: "kicking myself for giving up librarian privileges"

You can always apply again :)


message 3: by [deleted user] (last edited Dec 29, 2017 08:51AM) (new)

Hi Lethe, I just came across this one and assume the authors are in the wrong order https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
I base that on me adding this one today https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3... (Adding to this thread based on you being freshly familiar with the works and working on combining editions.)

I did. Hopefully they'll have me. I feel foolish not chipping in and bothering busy librarians :) ETA denied :(


message 4: by [deleted user] (last edited Dec 28, 2017 12:23PM) (new)

I know you have to do your due research regarding the edition I mentioned in #3 but here is a photo from the book I uploaded today showing he only did the intro. So I am offering that there is a strong possibility its the same for that one and they are in the wrong name order {photo deleted}


message 5: by lethe (last edited Dec 28, 2017 10:47AM) (new)

lethe | 13730 comments Thanks for the photo (another vintage edition that calls him W. instead of Wright). Have changed author roles and combined.

(Those public-domain publishers do not care too much about accuracy in titles and author names.)


message 6: by [deleted user] (last edited Dec 28, 2017 10:43AM) (new)

https://www.goodreads.com/author/show... i added today but failed to include in msg1
https://www.goodreads.com/author/show... correct

and, ty


message 7: by lethe (new)

lethe | 13730 comments Corinne wrote: "https://www.goodreads.com/author/show... i added today but failed to include in msg1
https://www.goodreads.com/author/show... correc..."


I corrected him on the book but forgot to merge the profile.

Personally, I think that Hamilton W. Mabie should be the official profile and Hamilton Wright Mabie added to those that have his full name on the cover (I'm pretty sure all public-domain publishers), but I'll leave it the way it is.


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lethe | 13730 comments Corinne wrote: "I know you have to do your due research regarding the edition I mentioned in #3 but here is a photo from the book I uploaded today showing he only did the intro. So I am offering that there is a st..."

I also found A Tale of Two Cities/The Mystery of Edwin Drood on his combine page. Dickens was mentioned only as the third author :)


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