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.
  • 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 and minor foxing.
    • 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 and foxing. 
    • 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. 
  • Used - Poor: 
    • Pages and cover may not be intact.
    • Spine and cover may show signs of wear and foxing. 
    • Pages may include notes, highlighting, or 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.