Book is Hard Cover. Picture is of atual book.Shelfwear to edges and boards. Pages tight and clean. DJ not clipped and covered with mylar. Library discard with usual marks and attachments. Pocket removed. 181 pages. Under the hot sun of Central Italy the inhabitants of "Gardens One to Five" move about as pieces on a massive chess board, pawns of unseen players who have placed them in a variety of isolated environments to observe their behavior.The purpose of the first garden is to maintain peace, and towards that end its two residents remain at opposite sides, safe in their belief that without communication there can be no conflict.Visit my eCRATER Store for other great books and save on shipping! FREE DOMESTIC SHIPPING on orders over $25 when you buy other eligible items!Most books have shelfwear and cover scuffing. Binding is tight unless otherwise noted. If additional information is needed about condition,please ask for a more detailed description. We receive books from many sources and cannot guarantee against pet, perfumeor smoke smells. If this is a concern, please email and we will be glad to check the individual book.All prices are in US dollars.We use actual photos when possiblesince stock photos may be different from our copy.The information provided by eCRATER licensed through MUZE is not always correct and is only provided as a courtesy. If there are any differences, our input is the correct information.DOMESTIC SHIPPING: Most shipping is by Media Mail with delivery confirmation. Discounts available for multiple books that are paid for in one transaction. Priority and Express mail available. Email for details.INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING: We ship worldwide for actual postage plus $1.75 handling per order. International buyers must contact me for final costs before making payment.Pay me securely with any major credit card through PayPal!