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The Plum in the Golden Vase or, Chin P'ing Mei: Volume Five: The Dissolution
Book Issues > Editions not combinable

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Helmut (schlimmerdurst) | 43 comments Why is it that these editions...

...cannot be combined? They only appear in pairs (ebook + hardcover and ebook + kindle edition) in the search, but are unavailable to each other on the combine page. Author and translator are the same, at least as far as I can see.

The same thing happens for volume 1 of the multi-volume book.

message 2: by Z-squared (new)

Z-squared | 8580 comments the primary authors are different. my guess is one of them has an extra space somewhere. try merging the authors.

message 3: by Helmut (new) - added it

Helmut (schlimmerdurst) | 43 comments They were exactly the same, no extra spaces. Strange. Still, merging the profiles worked.

message 4: by Z-squared (new)

Z-squared | 8580 comments ok, i'm glad i'm not the only one who sees that occasionally! sometimes i just cut and paste identical names, and yet they need merging. weird!

message 5: by Empress (new)

Empress (the_empress) I'm not into technicalities, but if the names are copied from another place sometimes letters can look the same but be different [ascii???].

In other times I've noticed GR will auto-correct a name [with/out accents].

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