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New (Mint)

•NEW (Mint),, New books must be unread, crispy, with absolutely no signs of use. It can be in the original shrink wrap. Older books can also be MINT, but, must be in the same condition as when it was published. All NEW books are in the same immaculate condition as when they were published.

Like New (Fine)

• Like New (Fine),,Books graded Fine are high quality books that show small signs of wear. Books that have been read once very carefully then put away but have a small crease down the spine are considered Fine. No tears on the binding, or paper. Fine is also used for unread books that are not NEW due to some noticeable flaw. Any defects will be noted by the seller.

Very Good Plus (VG+)

• Very Good Plus (VG+),,Books in this grade show more obvious signs of use, but are still above average used books. These books should have no significant creasing, spine rolling, or coloring of pages, or other serious problems.

Very Good (VG)

• Very Good,,Books that exhibit normal/general wear and tear of use. Books in this grade will have no tears on the binding, or the pages. Other small flaws are allowed but should be described by the seller.

Good (G)

•Good, Books in this grade will show heavy signs of use. All books will be complete and intact, they will have both front and back covers, and all pages that were originally published in the book. Can include water stains, spine roll, discolored pages, stained pages, or cover, tears or creases on pages or cover, publisher’s identifying marks. Also books that would normally be in a higher grade but have a major flaw.

Acceptable (Poor)

• Acceptable (Poor),,Pages may include limited notes and highlighting, but the text cannot be obscured, readable or unreadable, Any truly poor books (i.e., torn, taped, or heavily warped, water markings, writings, store stamps, loose pages, ex-Library Book, etc…) receive this lowest grade.