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Subject: Posting a book that was not on hold on my bookshelf
Date Posted: 6/17/2015 11:58 PM ET
Member Since: 10/9/2010
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So I received a book I intended to swap and forgot to hit the put it on hold on my bookshelf button.  

Now I want to repost it but if I do it from the post this book page it loses all its old travel history.  Does anyone know a way to fix this?  Or post it so it keeps its travel history?

Date Posted: 6/18/2015 6:17 PM ET
Member Since: 2/12/2006
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Is it in your TBR?  You can post from there...

Date Posted: 6/19/2015 12:04 AM ET
Member Since: 10/9/2010
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It wasn't :(

Date Posted: 6/19/2015 8:38 AM ET
Member Since: 4/28/2009
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hmmmm, guess I didn't know you had to post from the 'on hold' bookshelf to get the 'history' to stay 'attached' to a book received here.  Ya learn something new every day!

Date Posted: 6/19/2015 4:46 PM ET
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Once you remove it from your shelf, there is no way for PBS to know it's the same book.  All 'traveling' history for that particular copy would probably delete with the book...  The transaction itself would still show in transaction archives, but that's basically a receipt; e.g. eating in a restaurant, if you only keep your credit card receipt, you know that you spent XX dollars there, but it doesn't tell you what you ate!

Date Posted: 6/19/2015 6:11 PM ET
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I think this might work but I have not tried this:

1. From Transaction Archive, click on book title

2. Click "Post This Book"

Everything in my transaction Archive has a Passport even though I don't have all the books on my bookshelf on hold. So you don't lose the passport trail.