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Aug 12, 2013 11:40AM

220 Thanks :)
Aug 12, 2013 11:34AM

220 My problem isn't about creating an alternate edition. I guess my question simplified is: do I link it with the book that has that ISBN already, or with the book that has the same title?
Aug 12, 2013 11:19AM

220 I own a book called Father Brown (selected stories) by Wordsworth Classics pub date 1992, with 288 pages, ISBN 1853260037 (also as one might expect a completely different cover)

When I input that ISBN, I get Wordworth Classics The Complete Father Brown for 797 pages and pub date of 2006.
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/67...

Sure, both are Father Brown, but my copy doesn't have all the stories. Should I still create an alternate edition for the ISBN on the above book, or should I add it as an alternate edition (without using the ISBN?) on the Father Brown Selected Stories book found
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17...
Aug 11, 2013 10:27AM

220 I had that problem too then someone told me the books did end up combining.
Aug 11, 2013 07:16AM

220 I don't understand. They weren't when I wrote the message...
Thanks for checking though
*wipes egg off face*
Aug 11, 2013 06:58AM

220 I tried to combine these two books, but they don't seem to want to be friends. I've never had combining issues before, so I'm not sure what's going on.

http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18... and

http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/14...

Thanks
Page Numbers (7 new)
Mar 18, 2013 09:00AM

220 Done
220 The first one I believe is Norwegian. At least the publisher is.

I can't help with the other two though
Jun 07, 2012 06:00AM

220 Yep, you can provide your own file for the cover.
Feb 25, 2012 11:17AM

220 Having just packed all my books for a cross-country move, I can say that both UK and US have multiple size of 'mass market' paperbacks and 'trade' paperbacks.
For example, my Bernard Cornwell collection alone has 6 different paperback sizes (thickness, height, width/depth). I don't think either term is specific enough to identify what size a particular book is.

I have square paperbacks, I have tall pocketbooks, I have short pocketbooks. I have paperbacks that are not as wide as most, and I have some that are larger than most hardcovers.

If there is going to be a choice of selection, then it must be vast to encompass everything, otherwise, keep it simple and use just the term paperback and allow people to view the sizes that the librarians add.

On a side note, I have hardcovers that are the size of pocket books, but we don't distinguish those by 'size'.
Feb 05, 2012 04:59PM

220 I don't know if you have any, but cookbooks and dictionary/reference books count.
220 Got it.
Jan 30, 2012 10:30AM

220 If You Believe in Love require saving and I don't have enough information to add it. I'm not at all versed in e-books.
I added some of the covers, I think someone else was adding others. I did those I could :)
Jan 30, 2012 10:15AM

220 I'm unable to pull up Staci Stalling as an author. Is there perhaps an initial?
Missing Cover Art (176 new)
Jan 30, 2012 07:49AM

220 Unfortunately, we are no longer unable to use data from Amazon or its affiliates anymore. Would you have another source for the cover?

The reason some of the covers are gone is because of the fact that they are from Amazon. They will be uploading covers from other sources over the next week, but for the moment they have to unload all the Amazon data.
Jan 30, 2012 07:17AM

220 No worries. I can't speak for others, but I'm quite enjoying it
Jan 30, 2012 07:16AM

220 Done :)
Jan 30, 2012 07:03AM

220 Done
Jan 29, 2012 08:46PM

220 Thank you. They're both done now :)
Jan 29, 2012 08:28PM

220 I tried to do this, but when saving the images, they are together. Is there a link to separate covers?
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