Investigation of the financial condition of the United States. Joint and supplemental comments of the presidents of the Federal Reserve banks in response to the questionnaire of the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, Eighty-fifth Congress, second session. (OCLC #6334613)

I’m having a hard time determining if this book is technically cataloged “correctly” (Desc is blank), but it’s less than ideal. There is no collective title page (other than the cover), and the page that is in the typical title page position is really the cover of the document that is the first chapter (“Joint and supplemental…”) so that is used as the title. If I were cataloging this from scratch on a new RDA record (which difference in cataloging rules and difference in choice of chief source of information do not justify) I would use “Compendium … ” as the subtitle and indicate that the title came from the cover.

I’d rather not do a major (title-changing) upgrade of a popular DLC record (and interfere with people’s reclamations) so I did the best I could locally – added entries for the cover title, and chapter titles/sudocs to provide access to those (as they are separately cataloged in the monthly catalog).

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