Appendix B. Listing Abbreviations

The following table presents the most common abbreviations you can use in your item listings. These abbreviations can be used to describe the condition of the items you’re selling.

Abbreviation

Description

1E

First edition. The first edition of a book or similar item. Don’t confuse with first printing, which is the initial print run of a given edition.

2E

Second edition. The second edition of a book or similar item.

ARC

Advanced readers copy. A prepublication version of a book manuscript, typically released to reviewers and bookstores for publicity purposes.

AUTO

Autographed. An item that has been autographed by the artist or other celebrity.

BB

BB-sized hole. A small hole drilled through a record label.

BC

Blister card. The ...

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