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message 1: by Individuo80 (last edited Jan 22, 2015 10:57AM) (new)

Individuo80 | 186 comments Please add the correct cover to this edition:


Also, please delete this cover which was applied to the wrong edition:

...And change the publication year to 1985 (not "200").

message 2: by Alex (last edited Jan 22, 2015 11:56AM) (new)

Alex | 2739 comments We cannot use the image from that source.

Do you have some sort of proof that that cover was never associated with that ISBN? Please note, it is not uncommon for publishers to change the cover and use the same ISBN. (Applies to both requests)

Pub. year changed.

message 3: by Individuo80 (last edited Jan 22, 2015 12:29PM) (new)

Individuo80 | 186 comments Well... In the first case, you may just delete it. There's a Kindle edition with this cover on Amazon, but I can't find a physical one.
However I own the edition with the green/cream cover, and it wasn't published by Santuario, but Letra Gráfica.
You can see the cover at said publisher's blog, just a PageDown key away:


In the second case, the cover belongs to the 2002 edition, from the "Biblioteca Taller" series published in the late 90's-early 00's. Here are other examples of this series which share the same cover style.


Huh... I keep seeing year "200".

message 4: by Individuo80 (last edited Jan 22, 2015 01:16PM) (new)

Individuo80 | 186 comments Also, there's a weird WorldCat issue here. The 1985 and 2002 editions have exactly the same ISBNs.
I thought this wasn't possible in WorldCat.

And they aren't even alternate covers, because the 2002 paperback is an abridged school edition. Anyway, a 1985 book with ISBN-13 is a bit strange.

Are there ways to manage this kind of stuff in GR?

message 5: by Philip (new)

Philip (burnnerman) | 5913 comments #4 - There is a chance that those 2 edition were released with the same ISBN, they are often re-used.

WorldCat does not limit an ISBN being linked with only 1 edition, if the ISBN was used for more than one edition/version/format, they will have it on each and every page.

message 6: by Individuo80 (last edited Jan 22, 2015 01:54PM) (new)

Individuo80 | 186 comments Thanks,
I still keep seeing "first published January 1st 200".
The original work was published from 1879 to 1882.

message 7: by Individuo80 (new)

Individuo80 | 186 comments Finally found an Amazon link with the correct cover for the first one.

message 8: by Alex (new)

Alex | 2739 comments Sorry, forgot to hit "enter" on the date. It seems to be fixed now.

Your first cover request is done; normally, since the covers (even from different publishers) could have been identical, I would have had to make an Alternate Cover Edition for yours, however, when you mentioned the publisher (Letra Gráfica) I saw that there was a logo of theirs (L.G. Breve) on it, so I was able to replace it.

As for the second one, WorldCat has that ISBN associated with editions in 1981, 1985, 1989, 1993, 1995, and 2002. The earlier editions are mostly associated with Biblioteca Taller #48, the later, abridged edition with Biblioteca Taller #97. For all we know they could all share the same cover... I'm reverting to the date 2000 (that someone then accidentally cut to 200), as that was the date the person who uploaded the image matched with it.

message 9: by Individuo80 (new)

Individuo80 | 186 comments Thanks!

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