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Subject: Is book postable?
Date Posted: 7/10/2010 5:56 PM ET
Member Since: 3/30/2009
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I have a once read copy of a paperback that is great condition except for one thing.  I am not sure how to describe the problem - it's like the plastic film on the cover has been peeled off the bottom inch  of the front, side and back cover.   The plastic  peeled away like sun burned skin, and it's white underneath.The cover itself is intact and not ripped through. Would you post it?  I am leaning to thinking that it is unpostable.  Thanks for your help

Date Posted: 7/10/2010 6:20 PM ET
Member Since: 8/15/2007
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I've received books like that and never thought it was unpostable. It happens to paperbacks sometimes. I usually just tape it down and be done with it. I don't repost a lot of the books I get, though, so maybe if I were sending it I would think twice. 

I guess I probably haven't helped at all. Hopefully someone who knows for sure will answer. I don't remember anything about this in the Help Docs. It could be a gray area sort of deal.

Date Posted: 7/10/2010 6:27 PM ET
Member Since: 2/13/2007
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I'm with Amee...a neat tape job to prevent any further delamination. But, having said that, only you can really see what it looks like, and you are the one who will be posting the book, but it sounds acceptable to me.

Date Posted: 7/10/2010 9:18 PM ET
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I think it is a gray area. But I would post it myself, so there you go.