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message 1: by Katharina (new)

Katharina | 17 comments I've got 2 books with a "first published 1900" date, which is obviously false since the author's weren't even born then. They are:

A Memory of Love
Pleasure of a Dark Prince

Hopefully someone here can correct them.

Thanks Sandra for letting me know about this group.


message 2: by Abcdarian (last edited Dec 31, 2010 02:30PM) (new)

Abcdarian | 22177 comments Fixed copyright years based on google preview.


message 3: by Katharina (new)

Katharina | 17 comments Thanks


message 4: by Pertinacia (last edited Jan 03, 2015 03:24PM) (new)

Pertinacia (goodreadscompertinacia) | 175 comments Hi, I am afraid this book has a wrong "first published" date as well.

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

It says "first published in September 1991" but according to Wikipedia the first edition was publised in October 1994. Could some librarian look at it, please?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Tale...

Thank you very much!


message 5: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 45034 comments Mod
There appears to have been an earlier Kindle edition in 1991 that the Wikipage is not listing.


message 6: by Pertinacia (new)

Pertinacia (goodreadscompertinacia) | 175 comments OK then.


message 7: by Tytti (new)

Tytti | 163 comments rivka wrote: "There appears to have been an earlier Kindle edition in 1991 that the Wikipage is not listing."

I might be mistaken but I don't think there were any "Kindle editions" in 1991 because that technology came decades later...


message 8: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 45034 comments Mod
While that is true, the second edition Kindle (currently listed on Amazon) has a pub date of 1995. I'm guessing there was probably a generic ebook (first edition 1991 and second 1995) that was retroactively listed as a Kindle. But it seems pretty clear there was some edition in 1991.


message 9: by Pertinacia (new)

Pertinacia (goodreadscompertinacia) | 175 comments This book by Lucy and Stephen Hawking definitely couldn't be published in 1390:

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


message 10: by Alex (new)

Alex | 2739 comments #9 Fixed.


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