Brooklyn, NY: Verso, 2008. First Printing. oversized 8vo. VG+/VG+. thick DJ spine and panels are decoratively printed with flourished with botanical themed patterns of vines, leaves and flora upon medium sage toned background. full black uppercase author is indented from tip, centered large black capitlas for title, centered white subtitle and tiny publisher with its logo at DJ tail end. pictorial gray/black image, enlarged characters of repeated titling centered beneath. wide white inner flaps. medium brown, thick HB paperbound, spine stamped with silver lettering. lik new quality, mild bump to bottom right of front board. blank off white endsheets. textblock is voluminous and barely perused. 27 illustrations are numbered and listed after table of contents. clean and well-bound copy. excellent HB, in great shape. 565 pp. ISBN # 9781844672950.