Winchester, Simon. New York: HarperCollins (2005). First Edition. xiv, 462 pages. Illustrated. Index. Dust jacket has a couple of short tears. Signed by the author. “In this brawny page-turner, bestselling writer Winchester has crafted a magnificent testament to the power of planet Earth and the efforts of humankind to understand her.” – PW Book: Very Good. Dust Jacket: Very Good.