Acceptable. No Jacket. Used. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. No DJ as issued. Dark red, orange, yellow illus glossy paper over boards w sm holographic"Times Book Group" sticker on bront board. Corners rounded; all edges of boards dented & dinged. Front gutter has laminate issue (ie, laminate did not adhere to bottom of gutter]. Overall chafing, surface scratches. Fmr owner's name, date, place on Title Page, interior ow unmarked, clean & tight. "This book is an attempt to chronicle the lives and teaching of those sages and saints. Their number is large enough to give the book an encyclopedic form. The book covers a span as long as creation itself."--cover copy.