Spine is uncreased, binding tight and sturdy; text, illustrations also very good+. Two-inch tear to cover hinge near head repaired with piece of clear tape, crinkle/bumping to top edge and cover. NOT an ex-library copy, NO remainder mark, NOT a book club. Due to the size/weight of this book it may not be available for expedited delivery; extra charges may apply for international shipping. Ships from Dinkytown in Minneapolis, Minnesota.