MINT - A book which is in
the same condition as when printed.
AS NEW/NEAR MINT - A book which
may exhibit very slight imperfections but which shows no signs
VERY FINE - A book which may
exhibit minimal signs of wear or use.
FINE - A nice clean copy exhibiting
no serious defects, but may show some signs of use.
VERY GOOD - A book exhibiting
moderate to heavy use and may have some noted defects.
GOOD - A book exhibiting more
than moderate use. These items will be complete and may exhibit
one or more major defects.
EX-LIBRIS/EX-LIBRARY - A book
or other item with appropriate library or other institutional
markings, bookplate or other appurtenances.
REFERENCE COPY - Readable,
may exhibit seriously damaged covers, text etc.