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Topic: Ive got a message requesting a book I do not list ???

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Subject: Ive got a message requesting a book I do not list ???
Date Posted: 4/17/2008 10:42 PM ET
Member Since: 3/30/2008
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Has this happened before or to anyone?  I am new

Date Posted: 4/17/2008 10:42 PM ET
Member Since: 3/30/2008
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I meant I did not list

Date Posted: 4/18/2008 12:33 AM ET
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Gini, it looks like you've posted a whole bunch of books! :-) Take a look at this link.  Did you post your books by ISBN?  It's possible that one of the books you listed has the same ISBN as a book with another title.  

 I got a request for a book I don't have

I'm trying to think of what else might have happened.  Anyone else have an idea?



Last Edited on: 4/18/08 12:38 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 4/18/2008 8:07 AM ET
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If you listed your books properly by ISBN, you may not have payed attention closely when they listed, and missed seeing one that reused an ISBN or had an ISBN that was reused. It is important to watch when you list books, as sometimes the publishers reuse ISBNs and two books can have the same one. I had 3 different books with the same ISBN once, and have had several that were on two different books.

Books can't be listed to your shelf that you didn't put there, so you either have an ISBN that is on multiple titles, or you typed an ISBN slightly off and it ended up listing a different book. You will need to pull all the physical books in your house that are listed on your shelf and match them to the listings to find out which one ISN'T listed that should be instead of the one you say you don't have.