The Island of Dr. Moreau lettered
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The limited edition of The Island of Doctor Moreau by H.G. Wells is presented in three states: Lettered, Numbered and Artist. The editions measure 6” x 9” and feature six full color illustrations by Benz and Chang as well as a new exclusive foreword by Megan Shepherd and an afterword by Adam Roberts.
Included in all editions is the following bonus content:
Appendix A: Wells Explains: Two Essays Relating to Moreau’s Argument.
H.G. Wells, The Province of Pain (1894)
H.G. Wells, The Limits of Individual Plasticity (1895)
Appendix B: ‘The Terrible Medusa Case’: An Historical Source for Prendick’s Shipwreck.
A narrative account of the infamous shipwreck Méduse (1818).
Reproduction of Théodore Géricault’s masterpiece painting The Raft of the Medusa (c.1819).
Appendix C: Wells’s First Draft of Moreau.
A study and excerpt from H.G. Wells’s original draft of Moreau.
The Lettered edition is limited to 26 copies and is a full goatskin binding with a letterrpress printed spine label. The cover features a letterpress printed, die cut map of Noble’s Isle. Endsheets are hand marbled and the edition is printed letterpress on Mohawk Via. The clamshell enclosure is covered in Japanese cloth with marbled paper floors and a leather spine. The edition is signed by Megan Shepherd, Adam Roberts & Benz and Chang.
After the release of the first 3 H.G. Wells books, there was alot of
community buzz wishing for Paul to publish The Island of Dr. Moreau to complete the Wells works. Finally Paul comfirmed the title after "caving in to the pressure;)". Here is the TDT post about it.
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Also see the first H.G. Wells books published by Suntup: