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Subject: Can I Post This Book?
Date Posted: 3/25/2009 2:46 PM ET
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I received this book as a gift, only to find out it was not new when I received it. Anyway, just finished reading it and it appears that there are a lot of people that have this book on their wish list, so was wondering if I could post it. This is the only page that is torn like this. Thanks for your advice.

Date Posted: 3/25/2009 2:53 PM ET
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I'm thinking no because the guidelines say no missing or torn pages.

Date Posted: 3/25/2009 3:04 PM ET
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I thought it might have been okay since it is not on a printed page.

Date Posted: 3/25/2009 3:09 PM ET
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I would err on the side of caution and not post it.  The guidelines say that there can be writing on the non-text pages, but I think tears (more than 1 inch) would be breaking the posting guidelines. 

You might be safer offering it as a freebie with another order from your shelf... or if its in really high demand.. offer it as a freebie with two normal orders off your shelf.

Date Posted: 3/25/2009 3:16 PM ET
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Thank you Lita, that's great advice. I appreciate it. How would I describe that? Spine torn? Or non-text page torn?



Last Edited on: 3/25/09 3:18 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 3/25/2009 3:55 PM ET
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I might say "tear on one page before the title page"

Date Posted: 3/25/2009 4:29 PM ET
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Thanks Lita, appreciate your advice.