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Subject: Is this a postable book?
Date Posted: 8/30/2007 9:51 PM ET
Member Since: 6/28/2007
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I can't decide if this book is postable or not... I've read the guidelines a couple of times but they don't address this situation.... Someone wrote on the page edges in pen the number 2001, why they would do this I don't know. Otherwise the book appears to be in decent condition (It was one my mom tossed at me that I have no desire to read)

Here's a look at the writing.  and a close up.

Let me know what you think... if its not postable I'll just freebie it.


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Date Posted: 8/30/2007 9:56 PM ET
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I think that should be fine to post - ex-library books have more markings on them than that and they are acceptable.  That's not very big - I would be fine with receiving a book like that and I can be a little picky sometimes.


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Date Posted: 8/30/2007 10:01 PM ET
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I personally would not have a problem with receiving this book.  I would post it! 

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Date Posted: 8/30/2007 10:10 PM ET
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I would just PM the requestor to make sure it's okay before sending the book.

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Date Posted: 8/30/2007 10:12 PM ET
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If you are talking about the edges of the pages, opposite the spine, this has been discussed before and R&R commented that it is no different than the stamps put there by libraries and some UBS's on books. 

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Date Posted: 8/30/2007 10:15 PM ET
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Thanks all and thanks Sherry,

Its actually on the top edge right next to the spine but I'm still a relative newbie and wasn't 100% sure. I appreciate the confirmation of my suspicion that it was okay.

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