Definitions of Book Conditions
New - Self-explanatory
Publisher Overstock / Returns - These are not "Used" but have some minor wear on the edges of covers. Sometimes there will be a mark on the page edge and dust jackets may have some damage. The bindings are tight. A great way to add a title to your library at a discount.
Used - Usually involves wear and tear, creases, rips, writing, marks, etc. The book is complete with no pages missing. Anything out of the ordinary will be duly noted.
Ex-Library / Withdrawn - These were once library books that we withdrawn from service. Condition can vary but in general they are generally similar in condition to used.
Rare - These are classic titles that are either long out of print, of limited or private printing or otherwise are not readily available.