- 3.21.1 Element information
- 3.21.2 RDA definition and scope
- 3.21.3 General rule
- 3.21.31 No edition statement
- 3.21.32 Edition statements that are grammatically inseparable parts of other transcribed elements
- 3.21.33 Edition statements with grammatically inseparable information
- 3.21.34 Two or more expressions named on the preferred source of information with at least one edition statement
- 3.21.35 Edition statements relating to issues or parts
- 3.21.36 Nonce collections
- 3.21.37 Edition statements on multipart monographs
3.21.1 Element information
3.21.2 RDA definition and scope
18.104.22.168 A statement that identifies an edition to which a manifestation belongs.
22.214.171.124 An edition statement sometimes includes a designation of a named revision of an edition. An edition statement sometimes includes a statement of responsibility relating to the edition or to a named revision of an edition.
3.21.3 General rule
126.96.36.199 Transcribe a statement relating to an edition or issue of a manifestation as it appears, unless instructed otherwise by specific instructions. Include any explanatory words or phrases appearing with the edition statement.
3.21.31 No edition statement
188.8.131.52 If the manifestation does not contain an edition statement, but is known to contain significant changes from other editions, or an edition statement for it is provided by a reference source, do not supply an edition statement based on this information. Always give the information in a Note on edition statement (see 184.108.40.206).
220.127.116.11 If the manifestation contains only a statement that refers to another edition (e.g., as part of a preface to an earlier edition or a summary of the work’s publication history), do not transcribe the information as an edition statement and do not supply an edition statement based on the information. A Note on edition statement may be made on such statements if considered important (see 18.104.22.168).
3.21.32 Edition statements that are grammatically inseparable parts of other transcribed elements
22.214.171.124 If an edition statement is a grammatically inseparable part of the Title proper, Other title information, Statement of responsibility relating to title proper, or any other transcribed element, then transcribe it as part of the element to which it is integrated or linked and do not repeat it as an edition statement.
Title proper: Blunt’s edition of the Nautical almanac and astronomical ephemeris for the year 1815
Title proper: Old New York, or, Reminiscences of the past sixty years
Other title information: being an enlarged and revised edition of the anniversary discourse delivered before the New York Historical Society …
Statement of responsibility relating to title proper: nunc iterum non mediocri studio atque diligentia a pluribus mendis purgata
3.21.33 Edition statements with grammatically inseparable information
126.96.36.199 If information pertaining to other elements of the description (e.g., an original title or other information concerning the original work) is grammatically inseparable (see 0.4.92) from the Designation of edition, transcribe it as part of the Designation of edition (see 188.8.131.52). If illustration statements or statements such as “in two volumes” appear with a Designation of edition, transcribe them as they appear (see also 184.108.40.206).
A new edition in two volumes
3.21.34 Two or more expressions named on the preferred source of information with at least one edition statement
220.127.116.11 If the preferred source of information bears the titles of two or more individual expressions contained in the manifestation, and one or more of these expressions has an edition statement associated with it, do not transcribe as an edition statement. Instead, transcribe each edition statement with the title or statement of responsibility to which it pertains.
An examination of Dr. Burnet’s theory of the earth … / by J. Keill, The second edition corrected and all the figures (25 in number) engraved on copper plates. To the whole is Annexed A dissertation on the different figures of celestial bodies, &c … / by Mons. de Maupertuis
3.21.35 Edition statements relating to issues or parts
18.104.22.168 If the manifestation consists of multiple issues or parts, including accompanying material, and there are edition statements relating to the whole as well as to parts, transcribe only the edition statements relating to the whole manifestation.
3.21.36 Nonce collections
22.214.171.124 If cataloging a nonce collection (a volume made up of previously published pamphlets reissued by a publisher or bookseller, sometimes with a collective title page), and one or more parts have edition statements, make a Note on edition statement giving edition statements relating to the parts (see 126.96.36.199).
188.8.131.52 If edition statements of parts vary between exemplars of a manifestation, make a Note on edition statement describing the situation. Record the edition statements of the item in hand relating to individual parts in a Note on item if considered important (see 184.108.40.206).
3.21.37 Edition statements on multipart monographs
220.127.116.11 For a multipart monograph, if the edition statement varies or does not appear on all of the volumes, ascertain whether the set was issued as such, using the following guidelines:
a) If other exemplars of the set are known to have the same combination of editions, assume the set was issued as such.
b) If there is no other exemplar of the set known with the same combination of editions, and other exemplars with different combinations of editions are known, assume the set in hand was not issued as such.
c) If there are no other known exemplars of the set, assume the set was issued as such.
In case of doubt, assume the set was not issued as such.
Edition statement: The second edition
Edition statement: The first edition
Note on edition statement: Volume 1 issued as the second edition and volume 2 issued as the first edition
Edition statement: The second edition
Note on edition statement: Volumes 2-3 issued without the edition statement
18.104.22.168 If the multipart monograph is known or assumed to be a made-up set describe the monograph using one of the following methods:
Edition statement: Second edition
Note on extent of item: Library’s copy imperfect: v. 2 wanting; a previous owner has supplied v. 2 from the 3rd ed. to create a made-up set
(Comment: The first of two descriptions associated with the made-up set)
Edition statement: Third edition
Note on extent of item: Library’s copy imperfect; v. 1 wanting; a previous owner has supplied v. 1 from the 2nd ed. to create a made-up set
(Comment: The second of two descriptions associated with the made-up set)
Edition statement: First edition
Note on manifestation: Description based on a made-up set; v. 3 has “second edition”