Book Condition Guidelines

The following condition guidelines apply to all product categories:

  • New: A brand-new unread copy with cover and original plastic protective wrapping intact. Books with remainder marks may not be listed as New condition.
  • Used - Very Good: All pages and cover are intact. Books may have minor cosmetic defects, e.g. marks, wears, cuts, bends, and crushes on the cover, spine, pages or dust cover if applicable. Dust cover is intact and pages are clean without notes. Books may contain remainder marks on outside edges. 
  • Used - Good: All pages and cover are intact. Spine and cover may show signs of wear. Pages may include limited notes and highlighting. May include "From the library of" labels. Dust cover may be missing. Books may contain remainder marks on outside edges. 
  • Used - Acceptable: All pages and cover are intact. Spine and cover may show signs of wear. Pages may include limited notes, highlighting, or minor water damage but the text is readable. May include "From the library of" labels. Dust cover may be missing. Books may contain remainder marks on outside edges.