Fine/Very Good: F/VG
Fine Book in Very Good jacket.
- Fine/Like New: F
No defects, little usage. May show remainder marks. Older books may show minor flaws.
- Very Good: VG
Shows some signs of wear and is no longer fresh. Attractive.
- Good: G
The average used book with all pages present. Books with loose bindings, highlighting, cocked spine, torn dust jackets, can fall into this category.
- Fair: FR
Obviously well-worn and handled but no text pages are missing, however, it may be without endpapers or a title page.
There might be markings, but they do not interfere with readability.
- Poor: P
All text is legible but may be soiled and have binding defects.
Reading copies and binding copies fall into this category.