5.24 — Note on publication statement

Contents:

5.24.1 Element information

5.24.1.1 Link to RDA Toolkit

5.24.1.2 Sources of information

5.24.2 RDA definition and scope

5.24.2.1 A note on manifestation that provides information on the publication of a manifestation.

5.24.31 Note on publication statement

5.24.31.1 Make a note on publication statement if any part of the Publication statement is taken from a source other than the preferred source of information (see 5.01.1.2).

5.24.31.2 Make a note on publication statement if information is not transcribed in the Publication statement and is considered important (see 5.01.1.3).

5.24.31.3 Always make a note on publication statement if elements in the Publication statement are transposed, indicating the original position of the transposed elements (see 5.01.3.2).

Example:
Publication statement: Mexico : Imprenta de la Escalerillas dirigida por Manuel Ximeno, 1828
Note on publication statement: Date follows place of publication in imprint

Example:
Publication statement: Lugduni : Apud Seb. Gryphium, 1538
Note on publication statement: Place of publication follows publisher’s name on title page

Example:
Publication statement: Sadopolis : Chez Justin Valcourt … à l’enseigne de la Vertumalheureuse, an 0000 [that is, Brussels : Jules Gay, 1866]
Note on publication statement: Corrected imprint from: Pia, P. Livres de l’Enfer

5.24.31.4 Always make a note on publication statement if any of the original details relating to the Publication statement are covered by a label, stamp, overprint, or other means showing later information and the original details are visible or otherwise available (see 5.2.31.1).

Example:
Publication statement: New York : Perris & Browne, publishers of insurance maps, no. 13, Chambers Street, [1861?]
Note on publication statement: Imprint from printed label affixed to top right corner of title page

5.24.32 Note on place of publication

5.24.32.1 Always make a note on publication statement if the manifestation is issued in more than one physical part, and the Place of publication changes in the course of publication by giving the Place of publication of the later part(s) (see 5.21.34.1).

5.24.32.2 Always make a note on publication statement giving the basis for the correction if the Place of publication appearing on the manifestation is known to be fictitious or incorrect (see 5.21.36.1).

Example:
Place of publication: Londres [that is, Paris]
Note on publication statement: Actual place of publication from: Weller, E.O. Falsche Druckorte

5.24.32.3 When following the option in 5.21.36.2, give the basis for the correction or clarification in a note on publication statement (see Place of publication, 5.21.36.2).

5.24.32.4 Make a note on publication statement when supplying a Place of publication and justification for the supplied place is necessary (see 5.21.37.1).

Example:
Place of publication: [Cambridge, Mass.] : Printed by Samuel Green, 1668
Note on publication statement: Samuel Green was located in Cambridge, Mass., from 1660 to 1672

5.24.32.5 Make a note on publication statement when supplying the Place of publication based on a sign or address if considered necessary (see 5.21.38.1).

Example:
Place of publication: [Paris]
Note on publication statement: “À l’enseigne de l’éléphant” is the trade sign of a Parisian printer
(Comment: Imprint reads: “à l’enseigne de l’Éléphant”)

Example:
[London]
(Comment: Imprint reads: “sold in St. Paul’s Church Yard”)

5.24.32.6 Always make a note on publication statement if the reason for supplying the Place of publication is not apparent from the rest of the description and indicate the source of the information (see 5.21.385.3).

5.24.32.7 Always make a note on publication statement if the Place of publication appears in more than one language or script and the elements were transposed from their original position (see 5.21.39.1).

5.24.33 Note on parallel place of publication

5.24.33.1 Make a note on publication statement of a parallel place of publication found elsewhere in the resource from the place of publication if considered important (see Parallel place of publication, 5.215.31.4 and Place of publication, 5.21.39.1).

5.24.34 Note on name of publisher

5.24.34.1 If only the address, sign, or initials of the publisher appear in lieu of the name and the publisher’s name can be identified, always give this information in a note on publication statement if it has not been supplied in Name of publisher (see 5.22.32.2).

5.24.34.2 As necessary, make a note on publication statement about the basis for the identification, the source of the information used, the presence of the device, etc. when the identification of the Name of publisher is based on a device (see 5.22.32.2).

Example:
Name of publisher: [Richard Pynson]
Note on publication statement: Printer’s device of Richard Pynson (McKerrow 6) on verso final leaf (b4). See: McKerrow, R.B. Printers’ & publishers’ devices in England & Scotland, 1485-1640. London: Printed for the Bibliographical Society at the Chiswick Press, 1913

5.24.34.3 Always make a note on publication statement if the Name of publisher is known to be fictitious or incorrect and the actual details are known, or can be reasonably surmised, by supplying the correction and its basis (see 5.22.33.1).

Example:
Name of publisher: Chez Hubert Jaillot aux deux Globes [that is, Pieter Mortier]
Note on publication statement: Corrected publisher from Koeman
(Comment: A separate note is used to provide a full citation for the reference to the published description)

Example:
Name of publisher: bey Dodsley und Compagnie [that is, Jobst Hermann Flörke]
Note on publication statement: The imprint is false; in fact published in Danzig (now Gdansk) by Jobst Hermann Flörke according to Hayn/Gotendorf
(Comment: A separate note is used to provide a full citation for the reference to the published description)

5.24.34.4 When following the option at 5.22.33.2, make a note giving the basis for the correction or clarification (see 5.22.33.2).

5.24.34.5 If the manifestation is issued in more than one physical part and the name or form of Name of publisher changes in the course of publication, always transcribe the publication information on the first or earliest part as the Publication statement and give the publication information of the later part(s) in a note on publication statement (see Name of publisher, 5.22.35.1).

5.24.34.6 Always make a note on publication statement if no name, address, or device of a publisher appears on the manifestation or if the responsibility of a publisher for a particular manifestation is conjectured. In any case of a supplied name of publisher, give supporting evidence in a note on publication statement (see Name of publisher, 5.22.36.1).

Example:
Name of publisher: [Anton Koberger]
Note on publication statement: Imprint from Goff.
(Comment: The formal citation for Goff is given in a References to published descriptions note)

5.24.34.7 Always make a note on publication statement if the Name of publisher appears in more than one language or script and the elements were transposed from their original position (see Name of publisher, 5.22.39.1 and Parallel name of publisher, 5.225.31.2).

5.24.35 Note on parallel name of publisher

5.24.35.1 Make a note on publication statement of parallel publisher names found elsewhere in the resource from the source of the name of publisher if considered important (see Parallel name of publisher, 5.225.31.1 and Name of publisher, 5.22.39.1).

5.24.36 Note on date of publication

5.24.36.1 When following the option in 5.23.31.2, include a transcription of the original chronogram in a note on publication statement if considered important (see Date of publication, 5.23.31.2).

Example:
Date of publication: [1650]
Note on publication statement: Date of publication derived from chronogram in colophon: Der FrIeD Vnsers Herrn IesV ChrIstI behVte Vnsere Hertzen VnD SInn, Von Ietzt an, bIss In EVVIgkeIt

5.24.36.2 When following the option for very long dates in 5.23.31.3, make a note on publication statement concerning the source and the original form of the Date of publication (see 5.23.31.3).

Example:
Date of publication: [18 May 1507]
Note on publication statement: Date expressed in Latin words on title page.
(Comment: In publication: “Anno gratiae millesimo quingentesimo septimo die vero decimoctavo Maij”)

5.24.36.3 Always make a note on publication statement if the Date of publication is known to be fictitious or incorrect by supplying the actual date (see 5.23.31.4).

Example:
Date of publication: 1887 [that is, 1899]
Note on publication statement: Stamped in lower left corner: Aids to navigation corrected … to Oct. 5, 1899

Example:
Date of publication: 1786 [that is, 1788]
Note on publication statement: Dedication and preface both dated 1788

5.24.36.4 When following the option in 5.23.31.4, always make a note on publication statement to indicate the source of the information if the reason for supplying the actual date is not apparent from the rest of the description (see Date of publication, 5.23.31.4).

5.24.36.5 Always make a note on publication statement indicating the basis for the supplied year if the year of publication is based on the Julian calendar (sometimes called the Old Style calendar) and the manifestation is known to have been published in the following year according to the Gregorian calendar (see Date of publication, 5.23.31.5).

Example:
Date of publication: 1743 [that is, 1744]
Note on publication statement: The year is given according to Lady Day dating
(Comment: “Given at our court at St. James’s, the twentieth day of February, 1743, and in the seventeenth year of our reign”)

Example:
Date of publication: Februar. 8. anno 1588 [that is, 1589]
Note on publication statement: The year is given according to Lady Day dating

5.24.36.6 If the Date of publication requires more than a single adjustment or addition, make a note on publication statement on the source of supplied dates (see 5.23.31.7).

Example:
Date of publication: MDCXIII [1613, that is, 1693]
Note on publication statement: Corrected imprint date from Wing
(Comment: A separate note is used to provide a full citation for the reference to the published description)

Example:
Date of publication: anno Domini MCCCCCXXIX [1529, that is, 1539]
Note on publication statement: Place of publication and name of printer from colophon, which gives 1539 as the date of printing

Example:
Date of publication: M.DC.XXV [1625, that is, 1626]
Note on publication statement: The year is given according to Lady Day dating

5.24.36.7 If the Date of publication does not appear on the manifestation but is known, always give the source of the supplied date and any needed explanation in a note on publication statement (see 5.23.32.1).

Example:
Date of publication: [1864]
Note on publication statement: Publication date from LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.)
(Comment: A separate note is used to provide a full citation for the reference to the published description)

5.24.36.73 When supplying a conjectural Date of publication based on any information available, always indicate the basis for the conjecture in a note on publication statement (see 5.23.33.1).

5.24.36.75 When supplying a probable date or period of publication according to one of the patterns shown in 5.23.34.1, indicate the basis for the conjecture in a note on publication statement (see Date of publication, 5.23.34.1).

5.24.36.8 Record the date of each volume in a note on publication statement if considered important. Such a note on publication statement is particularly useful when the order of publication does not correspond to the order of the volume numeration (see Date of publication, 5.23.35.2).

Example:
Date of publication: 1560-1564
Note on publication statement: Vol. 1: 1561; v. 2: 1564; v. 3: 1562; v. 4: 1560

5.24.36.9 If parts of a manifestation have individual title pages bearing dates that differ from the date pertaining to the whole manifestation, always give these additional dates in a note on publication statement (see Date of publication, 5.23.36.1).

5.24.37 Other publication details

5.24.37.1 Make a note on publication statement for publication details that are not included in other elements if they are considered important (see 5.01.1.4).

Example:
No more published


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