This book size is 9 1/4" – 12 1/4" tall and has 210 pages. It is an exclusive limited edition of 2000 copies and this book is number 917. It is autographed by the author June Simonton. In ten chapters, each a story in itself, Simonton takes you adventuring with 19th century explorers, homesteading in the Gore Valley wilderness, and on into the mad whirl surrounding Vail's birth in 1962. Anecdotes throughout the book tell the bizarre story of Lord Gore, how Vail got its name, and the return of the Ute Indians to dance for snow, and why that snow is so great for skiing. Illustrated with color and duotone photography. The inside is in perfect condition with cover having some wear. You can see the wear in the pictures that are posted. A wonderful book that any skier would love to own.