[tlhIngan Hol] The Klingon Dictionary - red edition?

De'vID de.vid.jonpin at gmail.com
Tue Mar 27 05:58:07 PDT 2018


On 27 March 2018 at 14:42, SuStel <sustel at trimboli.name> wrote:

> On 3/27/2018 8:24 AM, Lieven L. Litaer wrote:
>
> Am 27.03.2018 um 13:51 schrieb Aurélie Demonchaux:
>
> I've just realized that on Amazon, the image of the Klingon Dictionary
> displayed now shows a "red" Klingon Dictionary instead of the usual white
> one.
>
>
> Thanks for sharing this, I haven't seen that either.
>
> I cannot explain why this happened. Even if someone at Amazon
> "accidentally" added this image, it's still the question where it came
> from? A quick google search did not reveal anything similar.
>
> Is it just a reprint of the 1992 edition with a new cover, or are there
> new words too? (reH mu'mey chu' tu'lu' 'e' vItul ;) )
>
>
> I doubt it's a reprint, since the preview shows the old pages, and the
> ISBN is the same as the original version. A new book would not have the
> same number.
>
> Also read the comment on the Klingon Wiki:
> (I think I'll add the red cover there just for confusion - haha)
> http://www.klingonwiki.net/En/NewKlingonDictionary
>
> Reprints will have the same ISBN; new editions will not. I would imagine
> they've reprinted it due to all the Klingon in *Discovery,* but had to
> give it a new cover, because the Klingons look completely different now and
> "Including New Material from Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek
> VI" isn't exactly relevant. Alas that they did not take the opportunity to
> commission a third edition—not that I would have expected them to.
>

Here's the publisher's page:
http://www.simonandschuster.com/books/The-Klingon-Dictionary/Marc-Okrand/Star-Trek/9780671745592

It's the same book. In fact, I have the book (formerly with the white
cover) in Google Play Books and it just got updated to the new red cover.

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De'vID
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