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Subject: listed a book by its isbn but the cover shown is different?
Date Posted: 10/5/2011 9:59 PM ET
Member Since: 3/30/2010
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It shows two isbn's and one of them is the isbn of my book.But the cover is different.Is it safe to list it on my shelf? I didnt want to risk someone complaining because it does not have the cover shown.

Date Posted: 10/5/2011 10:12 PM ET
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Yes. Different covers are fine. The ISBN and the binding must match. Publishers will often update the cover for a reprint.
Date Posted: 10/5/2011 10:16 PM ET
Member Since: 6/4/2007
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The only way someone could complain about the cover being different is if they used their Requestor Conditions to specify cover image. As someone who has sought out particular editions, I've sometimes done this. However, as Emily said, without such an RC, so long as the title, author, ISBN, and binding type match the listing, you're in the clear :)

Subject: Thanks.
Date Posted: 10/5/2011 10:27 PM ET
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I have been a member for a while but just started using my account here recently.So I am still trying to learn how everything works.I really appreciate your answers to my question.I just want to have happy receivers of  books I send. :o)

P.S. Also good to know now that If I want a certain cover on a book I request I need to ask.You live u learn.Just glad I havent ran into anything before I knew this.



Last Edited on: 10/5/11 10:29 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 10/5/2011 11:54 PM ET
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April, we really appreciate that you're asking! Inquistive members become informed members who become excellent members :)