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CONDITION OF TEXTBOOKS

Excellent – Describes the condition of a used book that is worn but there are no torn or missing pages,

no writing or highlighting.

Average – Describes the condition of a used book that is worn but there are no large tares or missing pages and may contain limited writing or highlighting (max 20%).

Acceptable - Describes the condition of a used book that is worn but there are no missing pages and may have considerable writing or highlighting, the text must not be obscured.

 

Note we do not buy or sell books in a very poor condition where pages are missing or text is obscured. Please do not list these books.

 

TextbookTrader.co.za will not accept items with any of the following defects:

  • Fire or smoke damage
  • Significant damage or wear to the binding
  • Tears to the cover or pages
  • Book Club Editions
  • Ex-rental copies
  • Missing, loose or torn pages
  • Strong smell of any kind (including cigarette odour)
  • Water, moisture damage, or mould
  • Workbooks with writing in them (e.g. tests part or fully completed)
  • Copied or Pirated books
  • Items with an ISBN or barcode number different than that on the packaging even if the title is the same
  • Badly stained
  • Incomplete
  • Misprint
  • Items which look like have been chewed on will not be accepted
  • Corrected or uncorrected proof copies of books
  • Promo copies
  • Print on demand, or self-published books.