"In the fall of 2001, while the smoke and dust from the World Trade Center was settling over New York CIty, Mac McGill was creating this series of images. The original drawings were acquired by the Library of Congress. Designed and relief printed by Mark Wagner. Bound by Sara Parkel. Fifty hardcover copies are numbered I to L. One hundred softcover copies are numbered 1 to 100"—Colophon.
One poem for each word in the preamble to the Constitution. "All books in this edition are hand bound with letterpress covers. Four hundred proletarian copies with scrolling sidebar are numbered 1 to 400. Fifty bourgeois copies with index tabs and double-ply pages are named after the fifty states"—Jacket.