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☕ Lachgas ♿  (lachgas) | 6177 comments came across this https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2... and saw the watermark on it, don't know much about NL sources but is that really a valid one?

(and in general: are watermarks ok on the covers?)


☕ Lachgas ♿  (lachgas) | 6177 comments and found this one from the same source https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...


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Arenda | 19992 comments No, not valid.
Boekenwebsite.nl is a secondhand book seller.

From what I've seen, usually watermarks are from booksellers or other not acceptable sources. There might be exceptions to this, but I don't remember any.


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Arenda | 19992 comments For the book in message 1: I found the identical cover for this isbn on the Dutch library website and replaced it: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...


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Arenda | 19992 comments For the book in message 2: I wasn't able to find an acceptable source for this cover. Cover removed and librarian note added.


message 6: by ☕ Lachgas ♿ (last edited Jun 03, 2017 02:32PM) (new)

☕ Lachgas ♿  (lachgas) | 6177 comments thanks a lot arenda!
on which source did you look?
ask, because seems to be a quite frequent problem with the dutch editions of this author :( and perhaps I can find some there :)

with sellers cover are also (that's my notepad now, before the next thunderstorm arrives)
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...
this eventually: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2... (not sure, is that in the right corner a watermark of a site? assumed it at first)
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1... (amazon finds this one https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.c... but that's from 1974)


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Renske | 10796 comments 6 I found a cover for the second book on the library website. I hope someone else has more time to look at other sources for the other covers.


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Arenda | 19992 comments Lachgas wrote: "thanks a lot arenda!
on which source did you look?
ask, because seems to be a quite frequent problem with the dutch editions of this author :( and perhaps I can find some there :)"


For Dutch books, I usually check Amazon.de (German), Dutch and Belgian library.

Belgian library: http://zoeken.bibliotheek.be
Note: you have to know how to search here. Books that were published with isbn10 (before isbn13 existed) can't be found with isbn13 on this site. Isbn10 has to be added with hypens (90-274-3796-3 will work, searching with 9027437963 gives no result. You can also search with (part of) title and/or author.

Dutch library: http://www.bibliotheek.nl/home.html (the site will be updated later this month, don't know what will change)
Searching with isbn is the same as for the Belgian library (older books can only be found with hyphenated isbn10).
Also: the cover that shows on the search result page, might not be the correct one. When there are multiple editions of the same title, there is a link "Versies". Clicking that link gives the different editions, with isbn and cover, if it is available.


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Arenda | 19992 comments #6/7 for books 1/3/4: I was not able to find the covers on an acceptable source. Not very strange considering they were published in the 60/70's. I've removed the covers and left a librarian note on each.


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