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message 1: by Robert (new)

Robert Negut (cavalary) | 56 comments Spotted a few issues here:
- Missing ISBN for https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4... - should be 9786067632217, see https://www.hergbenet.ro/carte/neamul... under Informații adiționale
- Missing ISBN for https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4... - should be 9786067632224, see https://www.hergbenet.ro/carte/neamul...
- Duplicate of the above at https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4...
- Missing ISBN for https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2... - should be 9786067630589, see http://web.archive.org/web/2016101216... (edition out of print)
- Duplicate of the above at https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4... Amazon claims that's the ISBN for it, but nothing else agrees (publisher's site, national library catalog here, stores from here, all show the one I listed above). May just combine instead of merge I guess, just in case it's different.
- Missing ISBN for https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4... - should be 9786067632231, see https://www.hergbenet.ro/carte/neamul...
- Duplicate of the above at https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4...

Seems like either the new editions were added without ISBN and then someone else didn't notice them and added duplicates, or they were first added separately and then also added as editions of the existing entries, but couldn't add ISBN since it already existed.


message 2: by Robert (new)

Robert Negut (cavalary) | 56 comments bump?


message 3: by Sandra (new)

Sandra | 22716 comments Done.

Please check & anything is wrong just post again :)

Also fixed the Ultimul avanpost series.


message 4: by Robert (new)

Robert Negut (cavalary) | 56 comments Um, seems like you merged the wrong editions. Going by GR book IDs, instead of merging 43256349 (2nd edition, not previously combined) into 43898086 (2nd edition, combined), 43256349 was combined and 43898086 was merged with 28999260 (1st edition, different ISBN and cover). Same for 3rd, 43285316 got combined instead of being merged with 43898093, and 43898093 was merged with the different edition/cover/ISBN 36692615. Or at least that's how it seems according to the redirects I get when I click, and the data (knew that the uncombined ones had publisher typed in all caps for some reason).
Can anything be done about it now, in case people who had them added will suddenly find themselves with a different edition shelved?

And since you mentioned fixing her other series as well, seems like for the first book there's a 2nd edition now out too (ISBN 9786067632255). No idea whether it had been submitted or not, didn't look there before, but if it was, shouldn't have been merged with the 1st edition.


message 5: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 41655 comments Mod
Redirects do not follow merges; they go to the default edition of a work.


message 6: by Emily (new)

Emily | 12973 comments I added the new edition of the first book in the other series. We do not merge books with distinct ISBNs (unless they are wrong/have typos). https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4...


message 7: by Robert (new)

Robert Negut (cavalary) | 56 comments rivka wrote: "Redirects do not follow merges; they go to the default edition of a work."

Ah, ok, didn't know that. All good then, I guess with the exception of the merge direction, as I gather the combined no-ISBN edition was merged with the previously uncombined edition that had ISBN, and those all caps in the publisher name look odd.

Thanks everyone.


message 8: by Emily (new)

Emily | 12973 comments Robert wrote: "those all caps in the publisher name look odd."

If there is an edit to request that was not covered, you can just ask that it be fixed. I have corrected the capitalization.


message 9: by Sandra (new)

Sandra | 22716 comments Regarding the series that was not mentioned in post #1, the first 2 books of the series were combined and I simply separated them & added book 2 to the series.


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