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message 1: by Iamthesword (new)

Iamthesword | 139 comments Please update the data for this edition of Thomas Mann's BASHAN AND I (original: Herr und Hund):
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/9...

Published: The Fischer Taschenbuch (Fischer Paperback) Edition has multiple re-editions, but the first batch was published in 1955.

Pagenumber: 123 pages

Characters: Even though the dog's name is "Bashan" in the Englisch edition, the original German name is "Baushan".

Thanks you.

Iamthesword


message 2: by Sandra (new)

Sandra | 26902 comments Sorry Iamthesword, we don't change an edition with a cover dated 1961 to 1955 just because it was published first then. How do we know the cover was the same? Date of the reprint is irrelevant, and we'd only add another one if the cover or page count is different.

Added Baushan rather than editing it as it might well be changed back by another librarian as the English editions are named Bashan & I. They may well think that there had been a typo.

WorldCat gives both the 1955 & 1961 editions as 153 pages so I've added that.


message 3: by Iamthesword (new)

Iamthesword | 139 comments Ok, so the cover is the crucial element? I thought it was the edition.

The cover of the edition I have in front of me is different (https://www.booklooker.de/B%C3%BCcher...).
So I have to ask for the creation of another edition? Even though the ISBN is the same (but cover, number of pages etc. is different)?

Concerning Baushan/Bashan: That seems to be a good compromise (even though I'm not sure whether "someone else might think it's a typo" is an argument for a database).

Anyway, thanks for the quick answer.

Iamthesord


message 4: by Sandra (new)

Sandra | 26902 comments We can't use the cover from a bookseller site unless its the publisher.

List of Acceptable Sources might help you :)
https://www.goodreads.com/help/show/2...


message 5: by Iamthesword (new)

Iamthesword | 139 comments Yes, I knew that. The link was meant as an illustration to show that even though it's also the Fischer Paperback Edition, it's different concerning pages etc.

Here ist the data set from the German National Library: https://portal.dnb.de/opac.htm?query=...

The Cover is this one:
https://www.abebooks.de/servlet/BookD...
(I know that it's from 1977, but it's just another batch of the same edition ["298 bis 305 Tausend" -> 298 to 305 thousand] - I assure you that it's the same cover (I simply didn't find a photo clearly identified as 1974 in the acceptable sources). If that's not enough, just copy the data from the entry of the German National Library for it's most important to have the correct edition with the correct number of pages - even though a cover would be nice.

Anyway, many thanks for the time and effort you put into my request.

Iamthesword


message 6: by Sandra (new)

Sandra | 26902 comments Can you scan or photo your cover? Is so we can add that.


message 7: by Iamthesword (new)

Iamthesword | 139 comments Sure (but not before monday) . Is there a special place to load it up/send it via e-mail, or just any photo upload site?


message 8: by Renske (new)

Renske | 11543 comments You can add the photo as extra picture on your profile.


message 9: by Iamthesword (new)

Iamthesword | 139 comments Here it is:
https://www.goodreads.com/photo/user/...

Sorry for the delay.


message 10: by Sandra (new)

Sandra | 26902 comments Added the edition with that cover. However, I'm confused on the year published, and should it be the same isbn as the one from the first msg?

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4...

If anything else needs to change please let me know :)


message 11: by Iamthesword (new)

Iamthesword | 139 comments Concerning your questions: All the data is here (including the ISBN): https://portal.dnb.de/opac.htm?query=...
The book I own and whose data you find in the link is from 1974. It is an edition by a publishing house which is famous for it's hughly popular paperbacks (kind of like a German version of Penguin). So especially during the 1970s, there was a new badge of this book every single to two years. Mine is the 1974 badge.

Thanks a lot for you're work and I'll be glad to answer any further questions occurring.


message 12: by Iamthesword (new)

Iamthesword | 139 comments Just one thing I remarked: The page number is still at 153. The edition has 122 pages (as indicated here: https://portal.dnb.de/opac.htm?query=). Please change that.


message 13: by Sandra (new)

Sandra | 26902 comments Hopefully it should be fixed now :)


message 14: by Iamthesword (new)

Iamthesword | 139 comments It is. Thanks.


message 15: by Iamthesword (new)

Iamthesword | 139 comments And there's another update to be made:

This edition of LORD OF THE FLIES https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

has 264 pages: https://www.amazon.de/Lord-Flies-Educ...

Please update that. Thanks.


message 16: by Scott (new)

Scott | 25022 comments Iamthesword wrote: "And there's another update to be made:

This edition of LORD OF THE FLIES https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

has 264 pages: https://www.amazon.de/Lord-Flies-Educ......"


Done


message 17: by Iamthesword (new)

Iamthesword | 139 comments Thanks


message 18: by Iamthesword (new)

Iamthesword | 139 comments Another request. I created a missing edition of Albert Camus' L'ETRANGER (The Stranger) and accidentely uploaded the cover photo as pdf. Could you please add the photo in jpeg? You find the edition here:
https://www.goodreads.com/review/new/...

and the photo here:
https://www.goodreads.com/photo/user/...

Thanks.

Iamthesword


message 20: by Sandra (new)

Sandra | 26902 comments #18 & #19 added both covers, you can remove them from your photos now if you wish.


message 21: by Iamthesword (new)

Iamthesword | 139 comments Thank you.


message 22: by Iamthesword (new)

Iamthesword | 139 comments Ok, the next one is a little bit tricky.

It concerns the 1978 novel "Ein fliehendes Pferd" (A Runaway Horse) by Martin Walser. In 1985, Walser adapted the novel for the stage. The edition of the dramatization got mixed up with those of the novel. This edition
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...
is actually the dramatization from 1985, published by the German publisher Suhrkamp. Please

a) seperate the edition from the others and mark it as dramatization like it's benn done here: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...

b) correct the publishing date to 1985

c) change the cover. Someone falsly uploaded a cover from an edition of the novel (also published by Suhrkamp, but under a different ISBN).

d) Change the number of pages. This edition has only 79

You find the correct cover (and the proof for the information I mentioned) here:
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Die-Fliehend...
https://www.abebooks.de/servlet/BookD...

If the quality of the cover is too bad, I can scan the cover of my version and load it up for you.

Thanks.

Iamthesword


message 23: by Sandra (new)

Sandra | 26902 comments #22 WorldCat agrees.

Done.

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...


message 24: by Iamthesword (new)

Iamthesword | 139 comments Thank you.


message 25: by Iamthesword (new)

Iamthesword | 139 comments Ok, this one is a bit embarrassing. I generated a new book via the "add a new book" page (Carl Zuckmayer - Die Affenhochzeit). But somehow, the page was still linked to one of my previous additions (a new edition of Elfriede Jelineks "Die Klavierspielerin") and now it's listed as an edition of "Die Klavierspielerin":
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4...

Could you please correct this mistake. Sorry for that.

And secondly, could you add the note "(first published in 1932)" to the publication information? I didn't find the option in the form. Is there a possibility to add it there?

Thank you very much.

Iamthesword


message 26: by Arenda (new)

Arenda | 22173 comments #25 separated: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4... and added original publication year as 1932.

The field to add the original publication year is only available when you add a new book, not when you add a new edition to an existing book.


message 27: by Iamthesword (new)

Iamthesword | 139 comments Thanks


message 28: by Iamthesword (new)

Iamthesword | 139 comments This one
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/6...
is not an edition of Sartres "Les mouches" (The Flies), but an interpretive text for pupils. Please seperate.


message 29: by Arenda (new)

Arenda | 22173 comments #28 separated


message 30: by Iamthesword (new)

Iamthesword | 139 comments Thanks


message 31: by Paulo (new)

Paulo Luz | 2672 comments Please can you correct this book sort title to "Cao da morte, o"

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/6...

thanks!


message 32: by Paulo (new)

Paulo Luz | 2672 comments Please can you correct this book sort title to "Ultimo caso de Trent, o".

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/9...

thanks!


message 33: by Paulo (new)

Paulo Luz | 2672 comments Please can you correct this book sort title to "Dez figuras negras, as".

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/6...

Thanks!


message 34: by Sandra (new)

Sandra | 26902 comments #31 - #33 done.


message 35: by Elmin (new)

Elmin Ağahəsənli (elminagahesenli) | 77 comments Hi.Please add the details for this book
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...
İntroduction

Salam Qədirzadənin “Sevdasız aylar” romanı yarandığı illərdə - sovet dönəmində belə gənclərin ən çox oxuduğu, əldən-ələ ötürülən bir neçə populyar əsərdən biri olub. Üzərindən illər keçsə də, Sevda və Asif adlı iki gəncin tələbəlik illərini, təmiz məhəbbətini, bir-birindən ayrı düşərək çəkdiyi həsrəti əks etdirən əsər öz aktuallığını, təravətini və maraq səviyyəsini itirməyib. Asifin “Titi” - yəni “çiçək” adlandırdığı Sevdanın xarakteri, sevgisi, həyatnın ən gözəl dövrünü əks etdirən tələbəlik illərinin maraqlı və səmimi təsviri oxucunun diqqətini cəlb edəcək, onu öz tələbəliyinə, öz gəncliyinə səyahətə çıxaracaqdır.

Editor:Şəmil Sadiq
Corrector: Asifə Əfəndiyeva
Text design:Rövşən Yerfi
Publisher:"XAN" nəşriyyat
Date:2015
Pages:80

You can see the link below
http://kitabevim.az/index.php?route=p...


message 36: by Paulo (new)

Paulo Luz | 2672 comments Please add missing data:

Correct title: Donato Père et Fille
Translator: Nathalie Mège
Publisher: Éditions Fleuve Noir
Year: 2000
Number of Pages: 564
Edition: Pocket #11783

to the following book:

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4...

Thanks


message 37: by Sandra (new)

Sandra | 26902 comments #35 done, except for those pieces of information we don't add.
#36 done, though I left the date as that is a valid edition.


message 38: by Elmin (new)

Elmin Ağahəsənli (elminagahesenli) | 77 comments thank you


message 39: by Iamthesword (new)

Iamthesword | 139 comments Another one: Please combine these two German editions of Halldór Laxness' "Atómstöðin".

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4...

The correct informations are in the version without ISBN (in the version woth ISBN, the translator is wrong). You find proof here:
https://www.amazon.de/Atomstation-Hal...

Please add also the cover: https://www.goodreads.com/photo/user/...

Thank you very much.


message 40: by Alex (last edited Nov 18, 2018 05:49AM) (new)

Alex | 2736 comments #39 Editions already combined, I think you mean to request a merge. Added data and corrected as above and confirmed by worldcat. Added cover.

Separated editions and queued for merge. Done and re-combined.


message 41: by Iamthesword (new)

Iamthesword | 139 comments @Alex: Yes, that's what I meant. Thanks.


message 42: by Iamthesword (new)

Iamthesword | 139 comments Today, it's author's data that needs corrections:
https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...

As one of his PhD students, I have two remarks.

First, he is not Friedrich-Schiller-Professor. He's just professor for West European History (he was FSP, but that was at another university).
Second, his actual website is this one: http://romanisches-westeuropa.geschic... He is no longer actively at the FRIAS.


message 44: by Abcdarian (new)

Abcdarian | 23397 comments #42 & 43: Done. Could you tell us the format and year of publication for Japanese Literature?


message 45: by Iamthesword (new)

Iamthesword | 139 comments Paperback, 1977 is the date indicated in the book (first edition by tuttle, originally published in 1955), but it's a more recent reprint.


message 46: by Abcdarian (new)

Abcdarian | 23397 comments Thanks; added.


message 47: by Iamthesword (new)

Iamthesword | 139 comments Thanks, but the first publication was in 1955: https://www.worldcat.org/title/japane...


message 49: by Iamthesword (new)

Iamthesword | 139 comments https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4...

Please add German as second edition language (edition contains the English and the German text).


message 50: by Sandra (new)

Sandra | 26902 comments #47 - #49 done. Iamthesword you can delete the covers from your profile if you'd like :)


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