The first printing of the fourth edition originally had 2 volumes. In the later reprints of the fourth edition, the "family genealogies" section of volume 2 became separately printed and was called volume 3. Volumes 4 and 5 are supplements.
This essential mid-year supplement to Books In Print; provides the latest book publishing updates for the past six months. This resource is crucial in ensuring that libraries and bookstores have access to the most accurate information throughout the year.
Summing up six months of book publishing changes, this timely midyear supplement is your prescription for top perfomance throughout the year. Best of all, it features separate Title, Author, Subject, & Publisher indexes--so you'll handle the latest reference & ordering questions just as easily as with BOOKS IN PRINT. With BOOKS IN PRINT SUPPLEMENT, you'll find: *complete bibliographic & ordering information for over 75,000 new & forthcoming titles *over 400,000 entries revised & over 100,000 more flagged out-of-print or out-of-stock *another 5,000 new publishers--plus hundreds of publisher address changes & new toll-free numbers. Use this information to answer your patron queries...keep your collection current...verify your prices...confirm availability...& more.