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Subject: what are the rules about ex-library books?
Date Posted: 8/17/2009 5:18 AM ET
Member Since: 8/16/2009
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I just ran across one going through books I wanted to list... it's in good shape but it has the library stick on the spine and old style library checkout pouch in when you open it... tape was used to keep the dust jacket on but I believe that can be removed with little or no damage.. just thought I would ask before I go through the trouble of listing..

Date Posted: 8/17/2009 5:22 AM ET
Member Since: 6/29/2007
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Ex-library books are okay as long as they meet the remainder of the posting guidelines.

Overall Condition:

  • No damage at all from water or other liquid
  • Not soiled
  • No stains (exception for cookbooks)
  • No mold
  • no highlighting, underlining or writing on text pages (exception for textbooks)
Geri (geejay) -
Date Posted: 8/17/2009 5:47 AM ET
Member Since: 9/2/2008
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Some people don't want them and will have an RC about it.  Others just want to read the book.  Don't try taking off that protective covering.  I've received some with it and reposted them with no problem.

Date Posted: 8/17/2009 9:20 AM ET
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Last Edited on: 11/28/09 10:31 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 8/17/2009 7:34 PM ET
Member Since: 8/19/2007
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I post them all the time.  Most are in great shape and I love that plastic cover on the dust jacket.  Pat