Originally Posted by Chauncey
I have decided to revisit this posting in case anyone else has a similar problem. The code shown above does indeed result in the correct first line placement, however I had more code after the style coding which I didn't include:
This was forcing the first line of the blockquote to start at indent:1em, I have corrected it for now using a div tag removing the indent.
I recently found that this body entry was required to get the indent to work properly on an eBook I was working on. It ignored the text-indent in the p entry of CSS. I would say it is a bug in eBook publisher.