The Blade Itself lettered
Median Market Value
2.a Black buckram cloth with two hit foil stamping to the cover and spine, with rounded spine, tailband and coloured ribbon: limitation 500 2.b Blue leather goatskin and three-pass foil stamping on the cover, spine and back. The tailbands and ribbon are unique to this state. This design has been worked up alongside books 2 and 3 to ensure they flow: Limitation 150
2.c Finest Harmatan black goat with 2 blue leather labels and an inlay on the front board with 2 hits of foil stamp designs unique to this edition. It includes 4 raised bands, rounded spine, coloured headbands and 3 edges gilded gold: Limitation 26
Just 26 editions of the lettered state will be produced. Printed two colour letterpress on Magnani Mouldmade 130gsm paper by Pat Randle at Nomad Press, this edition features unique bindings, case and title setting. Bound in finest Harmatan black goat with 2 blue leather labels and an inlay on the front board with 2 hits of foil stamp designs unique to this edition. It includes 4 raised bands, rounded spine, coloured headbands and 3 edges gilded gold, this is the most luxurious edition of The Blade Itself ever produced. As with the previous editions there will be 7 tipped in pieces of art (including the frontispiece) and a fold out colour map. The lettered also comes with a marbled endpaper and fold out piece of art (the ullustrated endpaper used in the other two editions) It’s housed in a black and blue leather solander box with a rounded spine, and blind stamped cross hatching across. There are also 3 hts of foil stamping on the leather covering and inside is lined with a sumptous dark blue suedel.
This edition is signed by both the author and the artist.
The other editions: Standard - Numbered