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Different/Newer editions:
If you are using a different edition, then in both the in-text citation and you reference list you should use the date of the edition that you have used.

You can find an example of this on the Cite Them Right Harvard referencing guide under the section "Books", subsection "Printed Books" and subheading "Book with one Author" or "Examples: later and revised editions"

Reprint – Facsimile:

For reprints/facsimile the reference should include:

  • Author/editor
  • Year of original publication (in round brackets)
  • Title of book (in italics)
  • Reprint or Facsimile of the ...
  • Place of reprint or facsimile publication: reprint or facsimile publisher
  • Year of reprint or facsimile

Example: reprint
In-text citation
One of the first critics of obfuscation (David, 1968) ...

Reference list
David, M. (1968) Towards honesty in public relations. Reprint. London: B.Y. Jove, 1990.


Example: facsimile
In-text citation
... his perfect blend of adventure, magic and fantasy (Tolkien, 1937).

Reference list
Tolkien, J.R.R. (1937) The Hobbit. Facsimile of the 1st edn. London: HarperCollins, 2016.

For more information check subheading “Reprint and facsimile editions” on the section “Books” on the Cite Them Right (Harvard) webpage.