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message 1: by Ananko-san (new)

Ananko-san | 20 comments I am currently adding books I own to this website and am now facing a challenge.
I have a fairytale collection called 'Märchenschatz der Welt'. This collection is comprised of 25 small books that have all have their own titel based on the region/country the fairytales are from. The Problem is all 25 books share the same ISBN.
As of now there are already two books that belong to the collection on this page. (1. https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...
2. https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...)

Can somebody tell me how I am suposed to continue with this collection?


message 2: by Ananko-san (new)

Ananko-san | 20 comments Maybe if nobody knows what I should do, can anyone tell me who could know what to do with it.


message 3: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 42006 comments Mod
Were they sold as individual volumes, or as a single collection?


message 4: by Ananko-san (last edited Jun 07, 2017 01:28PM) (new)

Ananko-san | 20 comments I don't know.
The books are from the middle of the 90s and are no longer sold.
They belong to my mother who can't remember how they were sold.
I've seen them sold on ebay all together and seperately.


message 5: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 42006 comments Mod
If they share a single ISBN, then that usually -- but not always -- means they were sold as a single collection. If that were true, then they should only be listed on Goodreads as a single listing.


message 6: by Ananko-san (new)

Ananko-san | 20 comments Thank you for your help. In that case I will add them all as a book tomorrow.
Should the two other entries be deleted after that?


message 7: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 42006 comments Mod
Yes, they should be merged into the new one.


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