This is a large soft cover book that is in very good condition. It does have the name of the previous owner on the front cover. It is written in both Chinese and English with marvelous step by step illustrations on how to paint small animals. The author and illustrator of this wonderful book is Fang Zhwu-shiung. The book is for the beginner but by the time you have followed the beautiful examples of drawing and painting these animals you will become a master. Learn to paint monkeys, fox, rabbits, squirrels and more.