THE GLASS BOOK OF THE DREAM EATERS. [New York]: Bantam Press, . Octavo, ten volumes, pictorial wrappers. Preview edition. The rare 10-volume publisher's teaser. Steampunk fiction. Winner of the 2007 Locus Award for Best First Novel. "Dahlquist's debut novel, a hybrid of fantasy and science fiction set in a period similar to the Victorian era, was published on August 1, 2006, to notable critical acclaim. Dahlquist was reportedly paid an advance of $2,000,000 for THE GLASS BOOK OF THE DREAM EATERS, the first of a two-book deal. Its sales were disappointing and it is estimated to have lost its publisher, Bantam, approximately $851,500. The sequel to THE GLASS BOOK OF THE DREAM EATERS, THE DARK VOLUME, was published in the UK by Penguin on May 1, 2008, and March 24, 2009 in the United States. A third volume, THE CHEMICKAL MARRIAGE was published in July 2012 (Wikipedia). A fine set, still in the shrink wrap! (#168393).
who knows ?? It's shrink wrapped!