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Old Jan 9 2006, 01:02 PM   #1
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I have the first edition (well, technically I bought it last year as a gift for my dad....but I'm currently borrowing it). I've enjoyed it so much, errors and all, that I'm considering getting my own copy. Does anyone have the second edition, and how different is it from the first?

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Old Jan 9 2006, 01:35 PM   #2
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I've the second, but I've never seen the first. From what I understand, there's some additions that the 1st doesn't have. Hans or Cheryl could probably list the specifics. Both still have errors though.
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Old Jan 9 2006, 02:04 PM   #3
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I have both editions.

Basically the second edition contains additional chapters at the end.
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To be more precise:

DLG2 has 260 pages against 178 for DLG1 but most of those pages are filled with (incomplete) indexes on dragons, their riders and the book itself (an index was sorely missed for the 1st edition and there were several existing online well before the 2nd edition was published).

DLG1 ended with chapter XI, the pronunciation guide

In DLG2 chapter XI is called "The End of Thread (pp. 175-186)
Chapter XII: "Life after Thread" (pp.187-195) has all the new halls, crafts, holds and weyrs. XI and XII deal with info from All The Weyrs of Pern mainly.
Chapter XIII is about "Dolphineers" (pp. 196-202), obviously holds the infor from The Dolphins of Pern.
Chapter XIV is called "New Life for the Dragons" (pp.203-206) and looks to the future of dragonkind.
And chapter XV is now the enlarged pronunciation guide (pp. 207-209).
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Old Jan 10 2006, 12:29 AM   #5
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So the 2nd edition is basically the 1st verbatim, plus the additional chapters? Or are any of the errors corrected?
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Basically, yes. None of the errors were corrected though.
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Yep, and Jayru is right As I implicated more errors were add, or omissions, because of the indexes

But... still worth to have without a doubt!
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