From the back of the book...
The Making of D&D 4th Edition
This lavishly illustrated book gives roleplaying game fans a unique, behind-the-curtain glimpse into the making of the 4th Edition rules of the Dungeons & Dragons Roleplaying Game.
Through words and images, it previews some of the iconic races and classes of the new edition. This book also features essays and insights from the game's designers, developers, and editors.