Book Condition

Item Quality - Books 


Brand New


Never read or used

In perfect, mint, undamaged condition

Publisher’s remainder marks are acceptable


Like New

Spine has no signs of creasing.

Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds of any kind.

May show signs of previous use upon close inspection. 


Very Good 

Used but still in near perfect condition inside and out.

Appears new from the outside with minimal marking inside

Scuffed covers and missing dust jackets

Cover may have small creases, but no large tears or holes.

May have small amounts of writing or highlighting on less than 10% of pages.



All pages and cover are intact (including the dust cover, if applicable).

Spine may show signs of wear.

Pages may include limited notes and highlighting on less than 15% of pages.

Writing does not obscure the text of the book.


Creased, written on, torn, holes or missing cover.

Books with damaged spines

Underlining on 25% of pages or less

Writing on 25% of pages or less

Highlighting on 25% of pages or less