Condensed Dictionary Of Paper Terms & Terminology by Association Of Paper Traders Of The Philippines
Book Condition Scoring
BOOK CONDITION SCORE
|Brand new||Pre-loved: Like new||Pre-loved: Gently used||Pre-loved: Acceptable||Pre-loved: Well-read/Ex-library|
|Spine||Smooth||Minimal to no crease||Slightly creased, evident that book was
read and finished
|Creased, might show signs of
|May be warped|
|Pages||Untouched, no discoloration||Minimal to no discoloration,
no notes or markings
|Minimal to some discoloration.
Very little highlights and/or notes.
May include owner's name
|Slightly tanned pages
Limited highlights and/or notes
Some pages are earmarked/loose.
With highlights and/or notes
but texts are not hidden/obscured. Pages are loose.
|Cover||Original plastic cover and/or
book jacket is intact
|Minor defects, book jacket,
and/or cover are still intact
|Book jacket might be missing
The cover might be slightly creased
|Cover slightly torn/folded||Might be slightly creased or
discolored but still intact.