The Invisible Man lettered

H.G. Wells

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This edition of The Invisible Man by H.G. Wells is limited to two hundred & seventy-six copies, and is presented in two states: Lettered and Numbered. The edition measures 6” x 9” and includes six ink illustrations by Florian Bertmer, as well as an exclusive introduction by Christopher Priest.

Illustrations and text are printed letterpress on a hand-fed Vandercook Cylinder Press, and the editions are signed by Christopher Priest and Florian Bertmer.


Bonus Material included:

Appendix A: The Four Endings of The Invisible Man – The four different versions of Chapter 28’s conclusive words originally intended to be the last paragraph of the book.

Appendix B: Invisibility in Ancient Greece and in Nineteenth-Century Fiction – Exclusive excerpts from a collection of invisibility narratives that inspired H.G. Wells’s novel.

Appendix C: Technological Context: Röntgen Rays and Radio Waves – A valuable collection of articles that served as scientific inspiration for H.G. Wells’s novel.


The lettered edition is a full goatskin binding with raised bands and a leather spine label. The cover is stamped with gold foil, and endsheets are hand-marbled in the U.K. Printed letterpress on Stonehenge cotton paper, the edition is limited to 26 copies lettered A-Z and is housed in a quarter leather clamshell case with cloth boards.


Also check out the only other state of this book: 

Numbered


This book is part of a trilogy released by Suntup Editions

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The Island of Dr. Moreau