The wear or damage to edges of a book or jacket associated with rubbing
The book cover has visible scuffmarks.
Damaged by friction, usually refers to a book's covers.
A light abrasive effect on bindings, dustjackets or even the bottom edge of a book's boards.
light abrasion to covers from sliding book in and out of place on shelf, dark or brightly-colored bindings or dust jackets may show slight loss of color. White dust jackets may have slightly darkened areas. Normal shelfwear for a book that has been often referred to.
Describes the condition of a books' outer case which is scuffed, whether on the board-cloth, at the board edges, or the spine edges. A book which receives fairly heavy use and which is re-shelved frequently, often has rubbed bottom edges.
Where color has been worn from portions of the binding or dust jacket.
indicates that the outer layer of the material used on the binding has been rubbed off