Pages darkend, badly worn and torn at corners, covers have large pieces missing, spine torn, chipped, cocked and creased, with pieces missing at head and t London: Methuen and Co. Great collection of stories from the author of the Jungle Book. on free endpaper, some edgewear, one illustration tipped in with old tape, top edge gilt. Stains on front and back cover, minor edgewear, small holes through the cloth in rear hinge, top edge gilt. Offutt notes in an inscripition that anyone willing to pay so much for an oversized paperback, deserves two signatures.
Bumped tail of spine of book and creased at the same spot on jacket.
Edited by Barbara Becker-Cantarino, Martin Bircher, Konrad Gajek, Klaus Garber, Ferdinand van Ingen, Knut Kiesant, Wilhelm Kuehlmann, Eberhard Mannack, Alberto Martino, Hans-Gert Roloff, Blake Le Gerrards Cross, UK: Colin Smythe, 1996 .
Contributors include, among others, Peter Brunette, Frieda Ekotto, Jeffrey Librett, and Jean-Luc Nancy.
Concerning the body as it is related to by the mind, how it thinks, and how thought is embodied.
Cover bears a line-art arch with a contrived celtic pattern.