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As the 11th edition, there have been numerous copies produced of this book that likely contain the exact or close to exact textual content in relation to each other. What makes this book a notable subject of study is the unique qualities that were added as the book was rebound with the old cover pressed as a page.

Photography was an essential instrument in capturing not only 2D pictures for reference, but also in the formation of the 3D model that depicts the book as it exists in the physical world.

Materials identification for the paper and binding was done primarily through online research and conversation with special collections staff.

One notable difficulty in analysis is the subject of the book's typography. Due to majority of the book being italicized and it is unknown whether the typeset differs between the title and actual text, actual identification of the font could not be determined. This is a potential area of research that can be expanded upon.