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Book Cover Help > Could you switch these covers?

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Max Sweeney | 34 comments Could you please switch these covers? Let me make my case before you ask me to make an alternate book cover edition:

This book -

is published in 2011 and should have the HBO purple band at the top of the book which is how my edition looks like.

This book -

has the cover I have but it says it was published in 2002, way before the HBO series was created. I think these covers should be switched because they are both wrong. Thanks!

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Ine | 263 comments Funnily enough, I have the 2011 Bantam edition as well, and mine DOESN'T have a HBO band at the top.

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Ine | 263 comments Looked into it some more, and it looks like the 2002 Trade paperback was reissued with the same ISBN13. The entries in GR seem to get around that by listing NEARLY the same ISBN13. 9780533381702 and 9780553381702. However, the first one isn't listed in WorldCat so it looks like someone fibbed on that one. is the wrong ISBN, is the right ISBN, but listed with the reissued cover. I don't know how we can go about finding the old cover, since Amazon lists the reissue as well.

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Emy (emypt) | 5029 comments Max, you can upload a scan or a photograph of the cover you own to your pictures area on Goodreads and we can take a cover from there.

Although this is the original cover, we won't usually change the cover on that record as users may have shelved it based on the picture (which is common). If you can get us a copy of the original cover from your edition, we can create and Alternate Cover edition for it so that all versions are in the database :)

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Max Sweeney | 34 comments Sorry about that, Ine. I will make an Alternate Cover Edition.

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Ine | 263 comments Don't know why you're saying sorry, it was interesting to try and figure out. :)

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