The Godfather AE
Francis Ford Coppola
Median Market Value
The fine press edition of The Godfather by Mario Puzo is presented in three states: Artist, Numbered and Lettered. The Artist and Numbered editions measure 6” x 9”, and the Lettered edition measures 6¼ x 9⅜ with a deckle at the fore- and lower-edge. The text pages are set in Requiem with the Numbered and Lettered editions printed letterpress by Bradley Hutchinson and Max Koch on a Heidelberg Cylinder in Austin, Texas.
Included are fourteen copper plate intaglio illustrations by Art Werger, as well as an introduction by Francis Ford Coppola from the 50th Anniversary edition, and a note by Anthony Puzo. The Numbered and Lettered editions are signed by Francis Ford Coppola, Anthony Puzo and Art Werger, and the Artist edition is signed by Art Werger.
The Artist edition is limited to 750 copies, and is the only edition to include a dust jacket with an illustration on the front cover by Art Werger. It is a smyth-sewn full cloth binding with a foil blocked cover. The edition is housed in a durable embossed paper covered slipcase and is printed offset on archival Cougar paper. This edition is signed by Art Werger.