Archive for March, 2010

Rating Internet Book Sellers

Added on March 22, 2010

Rating Internet Book Sellers Of all the internet book websites I have used, AbeBooks is the only one I have found that provides seller ratings. Unfortunately, as I mentioned in a previous post, AbeBooks’ ratings are based solely on the percentage of completed sales — a pretty limited system for deciding a seller’s overall reliability. [...]

On Grading a Book’s Condition

Added on March 7, 2010

On Grading a Book’s Condition With the advent of internet shopping it has become necessary to adopt a specific and standardized method of grading the condition of books for sale. Any of you who have bought collectible books on-line will have seen the system of letter grades for the books themselves and then for their [...]