Never opened, never read, no creases, no marks, new "The Chicken Encyclopedia" an illustrated reference. Gail Damerow, same author as Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens. Contains a lot of information from years of experience and research. Great illustrations in this sturdy, 320 page, sturdy softbound book. 2012 copyright date This book is a must have for the novice to the pro's!! I am selling the book only because I have another already, and this was an extra laying around.