The Blade Itself numbered
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
Limited to 150 copies only. The numbered edition is 480 pages printed letterpress two colous on Omnia Natural 120gsm paper by Pat Randle at Nomad Press. The book is bound in the finest blue leather goatskin and three-pass foil stamping on the cover, spine and back. The tailbands and ribbon are also unique to this state. This design has been worked up alongside books 2 and 3 to ensure they flow. As with the standard edition, this book comes will an illustrated endpaper by Tommy Arnold and a further 7 tipped in plates (including a frontispiece) and fold out map. Housed in a curved mauve cloth slipcase with the blade design foil stamped across all three sides. This also comes with rights to future Curious King numbered editions as well as books two and three in The First Law trilogy.
This edition is signed by both the author and the artist.
The other editions: Stadard- Lettered