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message 1: by Ivan (new)

Ivan | 75 comments Hello

I have been wanting to add a book that doesn't have an ISBN. ISBN was introduced in 1970 and this book has been published in 1965. What to do in this case?

Thank You

message 2: by Emily (new)

Emily | 14434 comments You can add a book without an ISBN.
Are there other editions of this book already on Goodreads?

message 3: by Ivan (new)

Ivan | 75 comments No, there aren't any.

message 4: by Emily (last edited Dec 02, 2018 09:49AM) (new)

Emily | 14434 comments You can add it from scratch then. If you like, you can post here if you have any questions.

message 5: by Ivan (new)

Ivan | 75 comments I have already added it, here it is:

I do not know what do you mean by "add it from scratch". Obviously, you are free to make changes or additions if you find it necessary.

message 6: by Emily (last edited Dec 02, 2018 12:37PM) (new)

Emily | 14434 comments Oh I meant since there are no other editions, you can add it by itself, instead of attaching it to another edition.

EDIT: I added a cover from Amazon.

message 7: by Ivan (last edited Dec 03, 2018 12:20AM) (new)

Ivan | 75 comments Thank you for quick answers. I am not sure about that cover, it is from an edition on Amazon that is published in 1971, the book we're dealing with here is from 1965. Here are my sources for this book:

EDIT: I am mistaken, Amazon has this book with a cover but I haven't managed to find any when searching for it prior to adding it.

message 8: by Emily (new)

Emily | 14434 comments This link shows where I found the cover. It matches the one on

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