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Subject: Is this book "postable"????
Date Posted: 9/17/2012 6:53 PM ET
Member Since: 12/9/2010
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I have a book...that is highly wishlisted with 300+ wishers....only problem is that there is a name written in pen on the top of the title page.

 

Does that make this book "unpostable"???

 

Feedback will greatly be appreciated :)  Thanks!!



Last Edited on: 9/17/12 6:55 PM ET - Total times edited: 2
Barb S. (okbye) - ,
Date Posted: 9/17/2012 7:52 PM ET
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No, names written on the beginning papers of a book are fine. It's mainly the actual text pages you have to worry about. There is even an exception written in the rules (which I'm sure someone will cpome along and post) about dedications. 



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Date Posted: 9/17/2012 8:27 PM ET
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Sounds totally postable to me..unless someone has an RC against it.Then it will roll over to the other 499 people on the WL

Date Posted: 9/17/2012 9:30 PM ET
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Totally postable. Go for it.

Here's the above-mentioned rules:

 

Pages:

  • No torn or chewed/gnawed pages
    • yes, that does say "chewed/gnawed".  That means no pet-chewed (or human-chewed) books.
  • No loose or missing text pages
    • for travel guide books - maps if designed to be detachable may be detached, but must be included.
  • Cover not water damaged (there may be no water damage to any part of the book)
  • No writing or highlighting or underlining on text pages
    • a signature or note on the flyleaf or inside front or back cover is OKAY
    • an author's signature on the title page is OKAY
    • writing or highlighting or underlining on the text pages is NOT OKAY
      • Exception: if it is a textbook or workbook, these are expected to have highlighting/underlining/writing
        • if you post a textbook/workbook, the condition must be described to the requestor in a Personal Message
        • AND the described condition MUST BE AGREED TO in a reply PM before the book is sent
        • This is the one of the ONLY three cases in which a PM exchange about a book is required before the book can be sent (the others are for travel guidebooks and cookbooks--see below).
      • Exception: if it is a travel guide (not a picture book but a guide, such as Fodor's or Lonely Planet), some writing on text pages could be expected.  All maps must be present and included with the book - if detachable it is OK if they are detached, but they must not be missing.
        • if you post a travel guide that has writing in it, the condition must be described to the requestor in a Personal Message
        • AND the described condition MUST BE AGREED TO in a reply PM before the book is sent
        • This is the one of the ONLY three cases in which a PM exchange about a book is required before the book can be sent (the others are for textbooks/workbooks and cookbooks--see above and below).