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A Christmas Carol lettered

Charles Dickens

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Gary Gianni


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A Christmas Carol lettered
A Christmas Carol lettered

4.a The "Numbered" edition: Fully bound in dark green, natural grain, Nigerian goatskin leather , two colour foil blocked designs on book boards and slipcase. Gilded top edge. Signed by artist: limitation 250

4.b The "Lettered" edition: fully bound in white Harmatan ‘Katsina’ goatskin leather, four colour foil blocked design. Gilded top edge. Deckled bottom edge. Solander traycase with black leather spine and letterpress printed drawing in front board, portfolio with art prints. Signed by afterword author and artist: limitation 26

Printed letterpress on 160gsm Zerkall Special Making paper by Phil Abel and Robert Hetherington of Hand and Eye Letterpress. Black ink throughout with red and black title, half title and chapter opening pages.

6 colour plates, including the author photograph frontispiece. With 12 full page black relief drawings and title page, printed letterpress to the page.

5 illustrated stave headings printed letterpress in black and red.

The lettered edition is fully bound in white Harmatan ‘Katsina’ goatskin leather with a four colour, foil blocked ‘Marley’ design by Gary Gianni across the entirety of the cover. Front and back boards are blind tooled with single line frames.

Gilded top edge. Deckled bottom edge.

Hand marbled endpapers by Freya Scott of Paperwilds.

The book comes in a bradel bound solander box with a black leather spine and cloth covered front and back boards. A letterpress printed Gianni drawing is presented within a frame to the front board. Internally, the trays are covered in black silk cloth and lined with white suedel. The book is presented inside the box along with a cloth covered portfolio containing a giclee print of each of the colour paintings from within the book, each numbered and signed by the artist. The prints were printed by the art studio that scanned the paintings, overseen and approved by the artist, and represent the closest match to the original paintings as it is possible to be.

The other editions: Numbered

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