Book Grading

We want our customers to feel confident in their purchase and are receiving books exactly as describe.

We use the following scale to determine the condition of each book.

We ensure all photos shown reflect the overall condition. All defects are pictured and noted in the description.

If you need further information or would like more photos, please don't hesitate to ask. Email


Like New: A book that looks new but has been read. May show the most minimal signs of shelf wear if any.

Very Good: A book that does not look new and has been read but is in excellent condition. No obvious damage to the cover. Very minimal wear and tear. Pages are free of any highlighting or notes. May contain previous owners name or marks from bookstore.

Good: Very minimal damage to the cover. May Contains minimal highlighting, underlining and/or note taking. May contain previous owners name or marks from bookstore.

A book with obvious wear. May have minor damage but nothing that compromises the legibility or understanding of text. May contain heavy highlighting/underlining/notes. All significant defects will be noted. May contain previous owners name or marks from bookstore.

As is: 
Describes a book that is sufficiently worn. This copy may be soiled, scuffed, stained, or spotted and may have loose joints, hinges, pages, etc.
Any defects will be noted.


(A)  Excellent condition, may show the smallest signs of shelf wear if any.
(B)  Shows minor shelf wear, contains some small tears or creases mostly along edges.
(C)  Contains moderate shelf wear, contains some medium sized tears and stains.
(D)  Contains large tears and may have some very noticeable stains.
Contains heavy wear and tear, portions of the DJ may have been ripped off and is missing. May Contain heavy staining.