The cover of the book appears to be brown with the tan colored book plate containing the title (Of Snails and Men) in black font. The by-line (By John Slimebeck) is also in black font located under the book plate. The book appears to be a hard cover novel style book with several hundred white pages.
Role in the episode
It first appears in the opening shot of Gary's Dream Library.
It later appears when Dream SpongeBob and Dream Gary walk to the book that contains "Let me not mar that perfect Dream" and the alteration of "There Was An Old Man From Peru."