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message 1: by Mladen (new)

Mladen Trpčevski (mladen-trpcevski) | 49 comments When I'm entering a new book (or a new edition), what exactly does the field "edition" mean? Is it for 1st, 2nd, 3rd edition etc., or should it include e.g. "Penguin Modern Classics" as a wider "edition" of books under which it was published?


message 3: by Mladen (new)

Mladen Trpčevski (mladen-trpcevski) | 49 comments It didn't answer my question. Does, for example, "Penguin Modern Classics" classify as an edition?


message 4: by Abcdarian (new)

Abcdarian | 19392 comments I'd say yes.


message 5: by lethe (new)

lethe | 13658 comments In the "real world", Penguin Modern Classics is considered a series, but apparently not by GR.


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Banjomike | 5530 comments _lethe_ wrote: "In the "real world", Penguin Modern Classics is considered a series, but apparently not by GR."

If you were talking about all of the books that make up Penguin Modern Classics then I would agree that it could be considered a series or imprint. But if we were talking about, for example, the publication of Fair Stood the Wind for France by H.E. Bates with Penguin Modern Classics on the cover then that would be a different edition of the book and would go into the edition field. At least that is how I do it so I hope I'm right.


message 7: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 41973 comments Mod
Mladen wrote: "Does, for example, "Penguin Modern Classics" classify as an edition?"

It can.


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