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Topic: What to do when an ISBN says the book is paperback, but it's a hardback?

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Subject: What to do when an ISBN says the book is paperback, but it's a hardback?
Date Posted: 5/5/2009 12:19 AM ET
Member Since: 6/8/2007
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I have a book that I want to post, and the site says that the ISBN is for a paperback, when it is actually a hardback.  I tried the link for "another type" and it brought up a hardback but it was large print (my book isn't large print).

So what should I do?  I typed in the ISBN that was printed in the book, but evidently it is the wrong ISBN for that book type.  Should I post it anyway and then pm anyone who requests it?  Or should I post it like I would a book without an ISBN?

Thanks for any help.  :)

Date Posted: 5/5/2009 12:21 AM ET
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Your're right, you should post it as a book without an isbn.

Date Posted: 5/5/2009 12:29 AM ET
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Your only options is to post it as a book without an ISBN or offer it in the Book Bazaar. You cannot post it to the ISBN and PM the person. The site requires that the ISBN, Title, Author and binding type match. You can tag the ISBN with something like "available in HC under ISBN XXXXXX" to let people know to look at your short ISBN. This usually helps move those posted without an ISBN books.