Book Condition Code


N: New – The book is truly new, without any defects and is in immaculate condition


AN: As New – The book is not new, looks new, no defects, but has been read


VG: Very Good – Book has minor imperfection – normal wear, no severe problems


G: Good – Book has obvious signs, worn cover, dinged or bent corners, small tear, spine tilt, may have some writing, page discoloration, highlighting or underlining – generally average shape


F: Fair – Book has quite a few defects, including rips, weak binding, or dampstain: more than normal wear but still functional – reading copy


XLib: Ex Library Copy – will have library markings. This code will always be accompanied by an additional condition code.


All book descriptions describe the very book that you will be obtaining from Tales and Tea. We try to be as accurate as possible when describing books; however we are human and subject to error. If a book purchased from us is not as described books may be returned in the same condition as received.


Note: We do not sell books with loose or missing pages.

When there is a picture associated with a book, it may be a picture of a book of the same edition (not necessarily a picture of the book you will receive). 

If you would like additional information on the condition of any book, please contact us for a detailed description: [email protected]