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Subject: Is this RWAP?
Date Posted: 5/8/2009 9:33 PM ET
Member Since: 4/22/2009
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This would be the first book I've gotten that I've questioned if I should put RWAP.  It has rippling on the edge of the first 150 pages and looks as if perhaps it had gotten damp.  On around page 450 it has a spot where you can see through to the spine, but all the pages are still attached, it just looks like some are about ready to give about 1/3 of the way down.  I don't know.  I don't want to be too picky, but I don't want to repost a book that might be considered RWAP either. 

 

Thanks in advance!

Date Posted: 5/8/2009 9:50 PM ET
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Jaimie--

It is hard to say without seeing the book; can you see any staining or watermarks on the pages where the rippling is?  Smell mold or mildew?  Can you post a link to photos of the damage?  That might make it easier to judge.

Cheers,

Catt

Date Posted: 5/8/2009 11:24 PM ET
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It could also be that the book is 'on it's last legs' and you're the final destination.  I've had books like that, they just barely met PBS guidelines when I got them and I didn't feel that they were repostable.  Pat

Date Posted: 5/8/2009 11:25 PM ET
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Date Posted: 5/9/2009 12:16 AM ET
Member Since: 4/22/2009
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Thanks.  I marked it as recieved and will just add it to my unpostables when I'm done with it.  I do think it still meets PBS guidelines, but probably not in good enough shape to make another journey and still be postable. 

It's one I've been waiting for and looking forward to so I'm just glad to finally have it in my TBR pile.  :D