The Handmaid's Tale lettered

Margaret Atwood

Market Value

List price

$3,100

$2,950

Last recorded sale

Last sold price

14-Jan-2022

$3,100.00

Description from Suntup Website


The signed limited edition of The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood is presented in three states: Artist, Numbered and Lettered. The editions measure 6” x 9” and include an introduction by Sophie Mackintosh, an afterword by Jan Garden Castro and six full color illustrations by Ken Cunningham. The Numbered and Lettered editions are signed by Margaret Atwood, Sophie Mackintosh, Jan Garden Castro and Ken Cunningham. The Artist edition is signed by Ken Cunningham.


The Lettered edition is limited to 26 copies for sale and is a full leather bradel binding with a graphite top edge. Real scrabble tiles are attached to the binding, forming the title on the front cover, and the designation on the back cover. The clamshell enclosure is debossed and covered in Japanese cloth with a leather spine label.

Endsheets are hand marbled in Italy by Flavio Aquilina and the edition is printed letterpress on a Heidelberg Cylinder Press by Bradley Hutchinson in Austin, Texas. Each copy includes an original drawing by Ken Cunningham. The paper is mouldmade Zerkall Book softwhite vellum, and the edition is signed by Margaret Atwood, Sophie Mackintosh, Jan Garden Castro and Ken Cunningham.


Pre-release photography from Suntup Website by Yegor Malinovskii @ artofcollectiblebooks


See other editions: Artist edition - Numbered edition