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Subject: Wrong ISBN
Date Posted: 1/15/2013 2:25 PM ET
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I had a paperback book on my wishlist.  I received the book today and it's a hardcover. 

I tried to post it and when I put in the ISBN it comes up as paperback.

Can I offer this in the Bazaar or do I have to post it as if it has no ISBN?

 

Date Posted: 1/15/2013 2:37 PM ET
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You can offer it in the Book Bazaar, but you will need to either have the person buddy you the credit and PM their address, or post it as a book without an ISBN for them to order it if you get a taker. It shouldn't be posted to the ISBN, even if the member agrees to taking the wrong binding.

Date Posted: 1/15/2013 3:27 PM ET
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Thank you - that's what I thought.

 

Date Posted: 1/15/2013 5:24 PM ET
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You know you can RWAP that book for wrong binding?  The sender should have double checked the listing before mailing it.

Barb S. (okbye) - ,
Date Posted: 1/15/2013 6:05 PM ET
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You can post it the regular way with no isbn. If someone searches for the title, author or whatever they will find it.

Date Posted: 1/15/2013 6:17 PM ET
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I did mark it RWAP because of the incorrect binding.

It's still wishlisted so I posted it without an ISBN.

It will get ordered when it gets ordered.  I have 3 other paperback "versions" of the book on my wishlist.

With nearly 400 in the TBR pile, I won't be hard pressed to find something to read.

Thanks everyone.

Barb S. (okbye) - ,
Date Posted: 1/15/2013 10:38 PM ET
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If it's wishlisted someone will find it. I had an old, old obscure non-fiction book with no isbn that was listed on the site looking exactly the same but with an isbn and 3 wishers. I had to post it alone because it didn't have one but someone ordered it within 3 days. I checked the other copy and one of the wishers was gone, so they will find it. I copied the description and title exactly and referenced the isbn, maybe it was picked up by the system as an alternative copy.

Date Posted: 1/16/2013 2:59 PM ET
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The book was ordered today.  AND ..... Someone posted the paperback copy so as I was first in line, it was auto-requested.

All is well in my PBS Land.