Completely unread and in the original packaging. Bought directly from The Folio Society. A signed and numbered limited edition of Gene Wolfes award-winning masterpiece of speculative fiction illustrated by Sam Weber and introduced by Neil Gaiman. A work that subverts, elevates and transcends its genre, this exclusive edition of Gene Wolfes epic features a powerful new introduction by Neil Gaiman as well as striking binding designs, decorative initials and haunting illustrations by Sam Weber.Sadly, Gene Wolfe died on 14 April so will not see the final publication. Shortly before his death, he signed the limitation labels for each of the 750 hand-numbered copies. These have also been signed by Neil Gaiman and Sam Weber. Four volumes, each three-quarter bound in black buckram blocked in red foil. Cloth front boards printed with designs by the illustrator.
Set in Jenson with Priori Serif display and printed on Abbey Pure Rough paper. Decorative initial letters designed by the illustrator. Printed in two colours throughout.
1,196 pages of text in total. Colour frontispiece and double-page illustration in each volume. Three black and white full-page plates in each volume.
Illustrations printed on Natural Evolution Ivory paper. Handmade cloth-bound slipcase blocked on two sides in pale gold foil with designs by the illustrator and lined with silver mirrored paper. Each volume 10 × 6¾.
The item "Gene Wolfe The Book of the New Sun / Folio Society Signed Limited Edition" is in sale since Sunday, September 19, 2021. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable". The seller is "mimmionparas" and is located in Norwich. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom.