New – The book is brand new, never used and unmarked, in flawless condition.
Like New – The book has had little usage with no defects. May show remainder marks. Older books can show minor flaws.
Very Good – The book has signs of wear but is still attractive. No major defects.
Good – All Pages present. May have possible loose bindings, highlighting, cocked spine or torn dust jackets.
Fair – Well-worn but no pages missing. May not include end papers or title page. Markings within will not interfere with readability.
Poor – Text is legible but may be soiled or have binding defects. Reading copies and binding copies fall into this category.