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Subject: Writing on edge of pages
Date Posted: 8/25/2009 12:26 PM ET
Member Since: 8/11/2009
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 This is the second book I've received that had large black lettering on the edges of the pages. When I'm finished reading them will they be unpostable?

Date Posted: 8/25/2009 12:27 PM ET
Member Since: 8/16/2007
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Writing on the edges is postable.

Date Posted: 8/25/2009 12:31 PM ET
Member Since: 8/11/2009
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 Thank you! I knew it didn't bother me, but I wanted to err on the side of caution. :)

Date Posted: 8/25/2009 2:20 PM ET
Member Since: 3/27/2009
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Unfortunately writing on a book's fore edge is okay. I once received a copy of a hardback book with "McClure" written in a Sharpie marker on the side. So, so ugly.

Personally, I hate it, but it's so rare that I don't have an RC for it.

I am about to post it in the BB or throw it away. Although I know it's postable, I wouldn't send it to anyone.

Date Posted: 8/25/2009 3:42 PM ET
Member Since: 5/14/2009
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As other say - it is postable.  Personally - not bothered by it.  I am not marrying the book - just reading and I can't see what is on the edge when I have the book open.   I would be annoyed if it bled onto the text pages - but I believe that makes it non-postable.