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Subject: Used books from bookstores
Date Posted: 5/9/2010 8:00 AM ET
Member Since: 8/23/2009
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I was wondering if used books from bookstores were allowed, because they have a stamp on the first page and sometimes they stamp it on top of th book, not the cover but the actual top?  I'm making sure I'm allowed before I post any of the books from there, there are all in great condition otherwise. 

Date Posted: 5/9/2010 8:41 AM ET
Member Since: 7/11/2007
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Yes, they're allowed.

Date Posted: 5/9/2010 10:42 AM ET
Member Since: 12/3/2005
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This point from the help center is primarily for ex-library but covers the condition of used book store books also:

"Decirculated library books may have various markings and/or stamps inside or outside or on the page edges of the book; this is OKAY.  These may not obscure text."

 

So just make sure that the stamp doesn't cover any text and you'll be fine.

Date Posted: 5/9/2010 10:06 PM ET
Member Since: 8/23/2009
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Thanks!!!