It's always been in a poster tube never hung up, see photos for condition. Books are just to hold the poster down. Thanks for looking and check out my other dead and company auctions.This item is in the category "Entertainment Memorabilia\Music Memorabilia\Rock & Pop\Artists G\Grateful Dead\Posters". The seller is "thejig07" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.