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Subject: Postable?
Date Posted: 3/13/2009 5:50 PM ET
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I have a copy of John Bradshaw's Bradshaw on: The Family, that I'd like to post, but it has an issue I'm unsure about.  It is fine for it's age and for being a paperback, but when the carton was opened (I assume, it's been this way since we've had it), the blade of the opener was run across the cover; the slice goes all the way across.  It's not all the way through, which is why I have the issue.  For a book like this, I wouldn't have a problem receiving it, it's for informational reading, not display, and the book isn't going to come apart because of it. 

But is this an unpostable condition?  This is something I would let a potential taker know about before I mailed it, to give them the chance of declining, but I am interested in what people think.


Date Posted: 3/13/2009 5:56 PM ET
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*I'd* consider it postable, but I'll be interested to see how the discussion unfolds.

Date Posted: 3/13/2009 6:38 PM ET
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I'd say it's postable since the cut doesn't go all the way through.  If it went thought, it would have to be less than an inch long.  IMO.

Date Posted: 3/13/2009 7:14 PM ET
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sounds like a scratch. I think it's postable.

Date Posted: 3/14/2009 9:36 AM ET
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I'd say it's postable too, but if it were me I'd mention it to the requestor so they can decide if they still want it or not. I always do that with books that fall into that grey area just to be sure.