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Maine (Portrait of America Series) by Clyde H. Smith
Portrait of Arizona (Portrait of America (Graphic Arts Center Pub Co)) by Fred Hirschmann
Portrait of California (Portrait of America series) by Ray Atkeson
Portrait of Canyon Country (Portrait of America Series) by Stephen Trimble
Portrait of Chicago (Portrait of America series) by Bob Glaze
Portrait of Colorado (Portrait of America (Graphic Arts Center Pub Co)) by David Muench
Portrait of Mount St Helens: A Changing Landscape (Portrait of America Series) by Chuck Williams
Portrait of Oregon by Rick Schafer
Portrait of Oregon (Portrait of America series) by Ray Atkeson
Portrait of Seattle by Timothy Egan
Portrait of Seattle (Portrait of America series) by Ed Cooper
Portrait of the San Francisco/Oakland Bay Area (Portrait of America Series) by Ernest Braun
Portrait of Washington (Portrait of America Series) by Ray Atkeson

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How do series work?

To create a series or add a work to it, go to a "work" page. The "Common Knowledge" section now includes a "Series" field. Enter the name of the series to add the book to it.

Works can belong to more than one series. In some cases, as with Chronicles of Narnia, disagreements about order necessitate the creation of more than one series.

Tip: If the series has an order, add a number or other descriptor in parenthesis after the series title (eg., "Chronicles of Prydain (book 1)"). By default, it sorts by the number, or alphabetically if there is no number. If you want to force a particular order, use the | character to divide the number and the descriptor. So, "(0|prequel)" sorts by 0 under the label "prequel."

What isn't a series?

Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such (see Wikipedia: Book series). Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere "lists" of works possessing an arbitrary shared characteristic, such as relating to a particular place. Avoid series that cross authors, unless the authors were or became aware of the series identification (eg., avoid lumping Jane Austen with her continuators).

Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the "works" in question. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works.

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