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Koslowski book(s) & translation

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Mike Wise, Aug 2, 2006.

  1. Refael Hdr.

    Refael Hdr. Member 5 Year Member

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    OK great!

    So if I understood it right, the translation is not another edition, but it contains only the text of the Koslowski's book and if I want the pictures too (which I do of course :rolleyes: ) I need the original book either, am I right?

    -And by the way, it is "Refael" as I wrote it (pronounced RE-FA-EL) :wink: ...

    Thanks a lot,
  2. Mike Wise

    Mike Wise Moderator Staff Member 5 Year Member

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    Refael, I apologize for getting your name wrong. I won't do it again (at least I'll try:redface:).

    You are correct. My English translation does not have any photos, but only text.

    I am amazed at how quickly the sets have sold. I ordered 30 copies of Koslowski's book, which arrived about 10 days ago. All but 2 copies are sold or reserved. I plan to buy more this weekend, but they probably won't arrive until early in January. I do have a fair quantity of the DATZ special publication "South American Dwarf Cichlids" that I can sell with the Koslowski translation. It's not quite the same, but ...
  3. Refael Hdr.

    Refael Hdr. Member 5 Year Member

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    Thanks again Mike,

    I sent you PM...
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    Apistogramm-Sam Member 5 Year Member

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    Got my translation package today, it is awesome! :) Thanks for all the hard work getting it into English Mike!
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    RiC New Member 5 Year Member

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    I am currently reading it and I really love it. I am grateful to Mike for provinding this unique translation - and for sending me a copy! :wink:
  6. Refael Hdr.

    Refael Hdr. Member 5 Year Member

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    The 3 books have just landed in the Holy Land and they are all so great!:)
    Mike's translation is absolutely fantastic! very accurate and edited in a convenient way to look at.
    A huge thanks for Mike, I really appreciate all of your hard work and bother. Thanks a lot dear friend...
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    Fatts New Member 5 Year Member

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    Be careful!!! Mike's translation keeps getting me into trouble. It seems that the only time the wife wants to talkabout anything is when I am reading it.

    It is great work.
  8. Refael Hdr.

    Refael Hdr. Member 5 Year Member

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    I don't have this problem, yet :wink: ...
  9. PhilipAG

    PhilipAG Member 5 Year Member

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    Have you still got the translation? Since I'm looking for these books and an English translation would be great for further understanding.

    (I know I'm 7 years too late, but I hope you've still got some)
  10. Mike Wise

    Mike Wise Moderator Staff Member 5 Year Member

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    I can provide the translations but not the books. The latest book, "Die Buntbarsche Amerikas, Band 2: Apistogramma and Co." is still available from Verlag Eugen Ulmer GmbH (http://www.ulmer.de/pdb/pdb.dll/PDB...3EBC46703FB0BCB2BB053DFD2080DEC9704780A56DC7F). The older book, Die Buntbarsche der Neuen Welt: Zwergcichliden", is not. Anyone who can prove they own the original book can still get translations from me.
  11. mematrix

    mematrix Member 5 Year Member

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    Hi Mike i was wondering are you still selling mtheses books and translations i nhave the green datz but am interested in the others
    Sincerely Curtis Johnson
  12. Mike Wise

    Mike Wise Moderator Staff Member 5 Year Member

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    No, not selling any of these books right now. The OP is now over 10 years old! If you can find any of these books somewhere I can send English translations for:
    Die Zwergcichliden Südamerikas by Werner Schmettkamp, 1982 (out of print)
    Die Buntbarsche der Neuen Welt: Zwergcichliden by Ingo Koslowski, 1986 (out of print)
    Die Buntbarsche Amerikas Band 2: Apistogramma & Co. by Ingo Koslowski, 2002 (still in print)
  13. mematrix

    mematrix Member 5 Year Member

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    Ok Thanks Mike I think i found them just need to be sure.
    You wouldnt happen to have the ISBN #s for the above books would you?
    are theses the books you have translations for?

    Attached Files:

  14. Mike Wise

    Mike Wise Moderator Staff Member 5 Year Member

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    Yes, those are the books. If you have them, why do you need the ISBNs?
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    mematrix Member 5 Year Member

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    I dont have them yet just did a search on the titles you gave found images was just checking to see if they were the right ones Mike :D
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    There is something good books about Apistos in Italian?
  17. Mike Wise

    Mike Wise Moderator Staff Member 5 Year Member

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    I'm not positive, but I believe Römer's 'Cichlid Atlas 1' was printed in several languages including Italian.
  18. mematrix

    mematrix Member 5 Year Member

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    Hi Mike
    you can find any of these books somewhere I can send English translations for:
    Die Zwergcichliden Südamerikas by Werner Schmettkamp, 1982 (out of print)
    Hi Mike i got the above book coming got it for $10 Can you pm me price on the translation Please email me [email protected]
    Sincerely Curtis
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    mematrix Member 5 Year Member

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    Oh By btw what do you know about this book its Japanese i believe
  20. Mike Wise

    Mike Wise Moderator Staff Member 5 Year Member

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    This is Matzusaka's book and yes I have a copy of it. It is fairly complete (for 1996) and includes photosof unusual populations of species . It is all in Japanese except the scientific names, which are in Latin/Greek. The book has some of the best apisto photos anywhere. It's worth owning just for the pictures.