My first experience flipping books online

So, I ordered a couple of books a week ago to trade in online to various services. Two of these were to trade to Amazon. I received the first one today. The purchase price including shipping came to just under $12 and the expected payout was $58. All in all, this looked pretty good.

The first thing I noticed was stickers saying USED on the front and spine and the back cover was covered in tape.


When I started taking these off, I noticed the USED stickers covered the indication that it was an instructors edition and the back cover actually is entirely covered by a sticker advertising the company of the place I bought it from and then covered in tape. I’m scraping off what I can and will pick up non-acetone nail polish remover on the way home to try and get off the rest.

Here is what I’m working with:


Please note that neither the excessive tape nor the fact that it’s an instructors edition were noted in the initial description of the book. There was mention that it may have USED stickers on it and I wasn’t concerned about that. On a good note, if Amazon will accept the book, the value is higher now so I cancelled my trade and am going to submit a new one.

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