I have to say, I really like this direction – and especially the fonts used. Say what you will about hooded figures (and I know you will), I think these aesthetics really capture the feel of the books for me.
Just a quick update. The Book of Transformations made it onto Locus magazine’s Recommended Readings List for 2011, judged by “consensus by Locus editors and reviewers”. Which is splendid news indeed – it’s an honour to be among such fine company.