Details: 120 p. 18 x 19 cm. 27 b&w plates, 120 line-drawings, 6 fabric swatches. Brown cloth hardcover with gold lettering on spine. Paper dustjacket split in spine with tears and chips to edges but has protected the book very well. Signed by author on rear of title page. Author-signed note enclosed. Cheryl Kolander has over 30 years experience in the art of natural dyeing. Her book, which has run into several editions, covers all aspects of working with silk. A very pretty book with blue page edges. It's difficult to resist running your fingers over the lovely, soft fabric samples enclosed.