I think there should be a way to combine editions of a book, the way Discogs does with a menu at the bottom of a release's page. Today I found four versions of Suzanne Collin's Catching Fire, and the only difference was the printing and hard or soft cover, and one that didn't specify. This isn't the only case, and I think organizing it differently would make it easier to find specific editions of books.

There is a way of combining them called the a 'works':

https://books.discogs.com/work/504332-catching-fire

The left hand column will show what format the book is in, decade published and language etc. Though obviously some books lack vital info if the submitter doesn't add it.

Thank you!

is there a description how to work this out? there is a black sabbath biography by mick wall and then I found the same book in swedish, can you group them together, could not really get it

or another example I found the Steve Jones "lonely boy" book (hard back) and I want to add the paperback (that's I know how), but can I group them together? like "masters" on discogs?

The Works feature is used to collect all editions of the same work (e.g. book, essay, short story, etc.), and that includes all the various language editions of the same work.

I have created a Works for Lonely Boy: Tales from a Sex Pistol. When you added your paperback edition you could have created a Works by listing the title in the Works field in the book submission page. This would have generated a new Works.

Here is the link to the Works I generated: https://books.discogs.com/work/767175-lonely-boy-tales-from-a-sex-pistol

As you can see both editions are listed.

For the Gudelines on Works, please refer to: https://books.discogs.com/guidelines/work

thanks, I'll look into it. I have a 2013 edition of the 2007 edition of a pink floyd story, should it also go into that work-group?
https://books.discogs.com/work/615465-pigs-might-fly-the-inside-story-of-pink-floyd

METALWORLD wrote:

thanks, I'll look into it. I have a 2013 edition of the 2007 edition of a pink floyd story, should it also go into that work-group?
https://books.discogs.com/work/615465-pigs-might-fly-the-inside-story-of-pink-floyd

Yes, the other editions are from different years.

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