BookRites

Prepare to read and collect your own books; a sample survey and an empty survey

David Weller, aka poetspirit (profile)

Sample survey

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Title, sub-title

Poems: William Blake


Multi-volume set?

No


Series?

Vintage classics

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Last copyright date, first edition stated? first printing?

2007 stated first edition, first printing


Copyrighted for what part(s) of book?

Selection and introduction copyright 2007 by Patti Smith


Responsibilities: author(s)?, editor?, illustrator?, cover designer?, preface?, introduction?, frontispiece?, maps?

Authored by William Blake

Selected by Patti Smith (responsible)

Introduction by Patti Smith

Cover design by Linda Huang


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Format, elaborations include hardback? softback? jacket? slipcase? leather? glassine jacket? acid-free paper? gilt letters on cover? raised ribs on the spine? photo plates? uncut pages? gilt edge pages? tipped-in item(s)? slipped-in item(s)? line drawings? woodblock illustrations? colored illustrations? silk ribbon? marbleized end papers? Deckled page edges?

Trade paperback, printed without jacket, b&w illustrations



This book's construction: no. of pages? size of book? shipping weight? illustration plates? sewed book block? ephemera? New or used book?

New book, 172 pp, size 5.2 x 0.6 x 8, shipping weight 7.2 ounces



Condition new, mint / fine, vg+, vg, vg-, g, reader's copy, favors (clean, tight, bright, written notes, still wrapped), faults (warped, stained, frayed, sun bleached, brittle paper, bent, torn, soiled, markings, etc), good shape considering book age

fine, clean, bright

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Genre, sub-genre?

Poetry, art and letters of classic English 18th century


If a nonfiction book: timely? difficult or easy to read? technical? scholarly? author(s) expertise?

Moderately difficult to read; scholarly book editing


Footnotes? bibliography? appendixes? index? biographies? preface? introduction? chronology? list of illustrations? acknowledgements?

Biographies: page i

Introduction: xi to xiii

Index of titles: pages 169 to 172


Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data: Classification

LCC PR4142.S55 2016

DDC 821/.7-dc23


Description

English poetry -- 18th century

English poetry


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Identifiers ISBN? Other?

ISBN 9781101973141


In public domain? book club? ex-lib? in print?

In print


Approximate secondary market price, including shipping

New: US$16.00, Used: US$14.00


Book signed? A message to someone? Bookplate?

No

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Publisher, publish date

New York: Vintage Classics, November, 2016


Publisher online

www.vintagebooks.com


Printer, numbered copy?

Vintage Books

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Book awards? author's book awards? notable? contest? NY Times bestseller?

None



Personal review

Rating 4.5-- good selection, good length of book, great book meta-data noted by the publisher


Customer review ratings out of five stars

amazon.com 4.5, goodreads.com 4.11


Blurbs? If so, where (book jacket, page i, etc)?

No


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Learning aid content in book?

No

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Book intangibles

Attractive cover design and paper; light and easy to hold

classic poem, art and letters content


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Title, sub-title (book title page)



Multi-volume set? (book title page)



Series? (book title page)


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Last copyright date, first edition stated? first printing? (book copyright page)



Copyrighted for what part(s) of book? (book copyright page)



Responsibilities: author(s)?, editor?, illustrator?, cover designer?, preface?, introduction?, frontispiece?, maps? (book copyright page)




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Format, elaborations include hardback? softback? jacket? slipcase? leather? glassine jacket? acid-free paper? gilt letters on cover? raised ribs on the spine? photo plates? uncut pages? gilt edge pages? tipped-in item(s)? slipped-in item(s)? line drawings? woodblock illustrations? colored illustrations? silk ribbon? marbleized end papers? Deckled page edges?





This book's construction: no. of pages? size of book? shipping weight? illustration plates? sewed book block? ephemera? New or used book? (amazon.com)




Condition new, mint / fine, vg+, vg, vg-, g, reader's copy, favors (clean, tight, bright, written notes, still wrapped), faults (warped, stained, frayed, sun bleached, brittle paper, bent, torn, soiled, markings, etc), good shape considering book age




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Genre, sub-genre?



If a nonfiction book: timely? difficult or easy to read? technical? scholarly? author(s) expertise?




Footnotes? bibliography? appendixes? index? biographies? preface? introduction? chronology? list of illustrations? acknowledgements? (book table of contents)




Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data: Classification (book copyright page)




Description (goodreads.com)



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Identifiers ISBN? Other? (amazon.com)



In public domain? book club? ex-lib? in print? (book copyright page)



Approximate secondary market price, including shipping (bookfinder.com)



Book signed? A message to someone? Bookplate?



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Publisher, publish date (book copyright page)



Publisher online (publisher internet address)



Printer, numbered copy? (book title page)


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Book awards? author's book awards? notable? contest? NY Times bestseller? (book jacket)



Personal review




Customer review ratings out of five stars (amazon.com, goodreads.com, bn.com)



Blurbs? If so, where (book jacket or page i)



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Learning aid content in book?



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Book intangibles



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