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message 1: by Jan (last edited Aug 12, 2018 09:20AM) (new)

Jan Tuts | 3 comments I noticed that this version of Plutarch's Lives is accredited to a singular, non-existing person "John Langhorne Plutarch", while it is in fact John Langhorne and William Langhorne's 1770 translation of original autor Plutarch's classical work.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_La...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plutarch


message 2: by Abcdarian (new)

Abcdarian | 23472 comments Corrected. I'd add more details, but it is no longer on Amazon.


message 3: by Jan (last edited Aug 12, 2018 09:21AM) (new)

Jan Tuts | 3 comments That's great (and fast!), Abcdarian! :)

In the meanwhile I've found even more of these books that appear to be mislabeled:
Basically all books by John Plutarch are actually either supposed to be "John Langhorne, William Langhorne, Plutarch (Creator)" and some may actually even be by "John Dryden".

And there are also these double author profiles: John 1735-1779- Langhorne, John 1735-1779 Langhorne, William 1721-1772 Langhorne, and William 1721-1772 Langhorn


message 4: by Abcdarian (new)

Abcdarian | 23472 comments Merged the double profiles & merged John Plutarch into Plutarch. I am not ambitious or knowledgeable enough to tackle Plutarch. Combined some editions on the John Langhorne profile, but several need to be changed to make Plutarch the first author.


message 5: by Jan (new)

Jan Tuts | 3 comments Awesome! :)


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