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message 1: by Suziqoregon (new)

Suziqoregon | 2 comments It's the hardcover and mass market editions of the same book

http://www.goodreads.com/book/edit/26...

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

I don't know enough about combining editions yet so would rather leave it to the experts.

Thanks


message 2: by Cait (last edited Jul 07, 2008 11:04AM) (new)

Cait (tigercait) | 5005 comments Got 'em. Thanks!

Combining editions isn't too scary, by the way -- you can always undo it. There's a link on the side of the author profile (and in various other places, but that's the easiest to find) called "combine editions" which will take you to a page with all of the author's books listed with checkboxes. Just check the ones that are editions of the same book and hit the button that says "combine editions": the page will reload and you'll see that the editions are now grouped together. (If you accidentally got the wrong ones, there's a "separate" link on each edition and a "separate all" link on each book.) Play around with it -- there are lots of handy features in there! You don't need to edit the individual books at all, although of course please do if they need other corrections....

Also, I just realized that I did this without even thinking about it -- the author's name on each book needs to be *exactly* the same, including punctuation and spacing. For that you do need to edit either the books or the author's profile.


message 3: by Suziqoregon (new)

Suziqoregon | 2 comments Cool - thanks Cait and thanks for the info on editing the author's name - that's helpful!!


message 5: by Anastasia (new)

Anastasia (tdallonsy) | 301 comments Got #4


message 6: by Sanne (new)

Sanne (ignes) | 4 comments These two books look like they could be the same, or at most different editions of the same book. The first doesn't have any ISBN info though so I'd rather have some knowledgeable person look at them:

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...


message 7: by Renske (new)

Renske | 11077 comments 6 Merged the paperback without ISBN into the paperback edition with an ISBN.


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