[ModLib] DJ/Book Title Disparities
brianlemasters at gmail.com
Wed Jan 9 21:14:26 EST 2013
It was a restatement of the project. When everyone starts to examine
and detail all 7 places in which the title may be found for every
volume, the amount we know - physical descriptors - will expand (if
there are disparities).
On 1/9/2013 6:01 PM, Scot Kamins wrote:
> The purpose is more to the point that Charles Graham raised -- so that
> the collector can explain what he wants to the dealer, or so that he
> can go to the bookseller with hir list in hand to search the shelves
> I don't know what you mean by this: "A webpage expanding on Toledano's
> notes would be nice." Is this a restatement of this project's intent,
> or are you suggesting something different / additional?
> On Jan 9, 2013, at 3:46 PM, Brian LeMasters wrote:
>> Would the purpose of the page be to enable the seller to clarify the
>> book for sale? If so, the DJ Spine, DJ Front cover and Title page
>> are the views I mostly see in pictures or are referenced in
>> catalogs. When I sell books, I use the most complete title available.
>> As a collector, all points would be of interest to me. When I
>> document a book in my collection, I make sure all of the identifiers
>> listed by Toledano are in the proper place in order to assign the
>> Toledano number and then sort my shelves by Toledano number. A
>> webpage expanding on Toledano's notes would be nice, but may be a bit
>> advanced for some.
> Scot Kamins
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