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Subject:  Re: Where do you find books? Date:  1/24/2003  1:07 PM
Author:  ibnana Number:  2133 of 2789

Bookstores rip off books' covers before they dump them. That way they can do some sort of "lost or stolen" deal, which is advantageous to them.

I think they do this if they are unsold. Then they get credit from the publisher (or jobber/whoever). It saves them having to ship the unsold ones back and they're not supposed to be sold anywhere else then.

Carol
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