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Subject: Is this book postable?
Date Posted: 1/20/2008 5:03 PM ET
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I have a trade PB that I would like to post but the bottem right hand corner is torn off (about the size of a quarter).

Otherwise the book is is good condition.  I just don't know if this would be acceptable.




Date Posted: 1/20/2008 5:37 PM ET
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The following is what I found at the Help Center regarding your question...


Cover not torn or chewed/gnawed

  • some used book stores cut out a small part of the cover; if the amount missing is less than 1 inch, this is OKAY
  • a small rip (less than 1 inch) in the cover is OKAY
  • yes, that does say "chewed/gnawed" above.  That means no pet-chewed (or human-chewed) books.

Date Posted: 1/20/2008 6:46 PM ET
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If it is TORN off, I would say it's not postable.  If it is cut off in a neat triangle, as described above, it is postable.  Sounds nit-picky, but that would be my interpretation.

Date Posted: 1/20/2008 7:03 PM ET
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if it is torn off, and you can cut it to make it a smooth cut so it would still meet the guidelines above I'd post it