The Magus numbered
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The limited edition of The Magus by John Fowles is presented in three states: Artist, Numbered and Lettered. The editions measure 6” x 9” and feature six full color illustrations by Marc Burckhardt as well as a new introduction by Christopher Priest, and a new afterword by Eileen Warburton. The editions also include the author’s foreword from the 1977 revised edition, a bonus essay written by the author in 1994, and a transcript from the author’s October 23, 1977 appearance on the BBC television show, The Lively Arts.
The Numbered edition of 250 copies is a quarter leather binding with cloth over the boards. The cover is stamped in gold foil and features an art print inset into the front cover. Endsheets are custom designed for this edition and are printed letterpress on Hahnemühle Bugra Archive.
The edition includes a color fold-out featuring the Artist edition dust jacket illustration, as well as a reproduction of the first edition jacket art by Tom Adams. It is printed offset on Mohawk Via Vellum paper and is housed in a cloth covered slipcase. This edition is signed by Christopher Priest, Eileen Warburton and Marc Burckhardt.