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Hi Tom,

I received an ISBN number in 1992 for a self-published book (0-9633487-0-1). I understand that you can generate up to ten numbers from a previous ISBN. I've contacted Bowker, and they want me to send them $100 to figure out what the new numbers would be.

Question- do you or one of your experts know how I could determine the other nine ISBN numbers from this previous one? After that, where should I register the new numbers?


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Rick
The way Bowker works is that they issue lots of ISBN numbers which are 10, 100, 1000.  If you purchased one it was either from a publisher or someone who owns the prefix.  If you have paid for 10 numbers you should have a form that allows you access to their website with specific logon info.   You can go online a www.bowker.com and get all the info needed but if you need more help let me know.
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Tom
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When you are ready to print your book I can help you with how to prepare your book for the printer, what to expect from a printer and what you must understand yourself. How long does it take to print a book and methods of printing that make sense and what your costs should be in the process.

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