12 Un-Limited Editions
Assignment in Eternity by Robert Heinlein
Published in 1953 by Fantasy Press, there were 500 signed and numbered copies from the entire first printing of 3,000 copies. Ric Binkley’s amazing jacket design is a classic.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
British Columbia’s Pie Tree Press produced this gem featuring nine full-page full-color linocuts by Jim Rimmer. Only 75 copies and bound in quarter calf.
You Kissed Lilly by Charles Bukowski
A limited edition of 75 copies produced by Black Sparrow Press in 1978. Bukowski signed the covers.
Speaking My Mind by Ronald Reagan
A limited edition of 5,000 copies detailing Reagan’s key speeches. The leather-bound book comes in a brown oak presentation box with a pull-out drawer housing six audio cassettes
Neuromancer by William Gibson
Pioneering cyberpunk republished by Phantasia Press. Two choices – a ‘special’ limited edition of 375 numbered copies signed by Gibson or a further 1,000 unnumbered limited edition copies.
Taos Pueblo by Ansel Adams & Mary Austin
In 1977, the New York Graphic Society produced 950 copies numbered and signed by Adams – the book is a facsimile of Adams’ ultra rare 1930 classic.
The Book of Counted Sorrows by Dean Koontz
Charnel House produced 1,250 signed copies in 2003 – issued without a dust jacket – with a Therese DePrez cover design.
Robert Mapplethorpe / Patti Smith
Just 2,000 copies were printed in 1987 by Bellport Press. A combination of Smith’s lyrics and Mapplethorpe’s photography.
Shakespeare’s Ovid by Ted Hughes & Christopher Le Brun
Only 50 numbered deluxe copies were produced – they were signed by Hughes, who wrote the introduction, and the artist Le Brun. Printed on Arches Velin paper.
In Umbra Res: Sixteen Photographs of Northern Ireland by Paul Graham
A very rare book – one of 500 signed and numbered copies published by Cornerhouse and the National Museum of Photography. Thirty-two pages expressing the Troubles.
The Wizard of Oz by Frank Baum
Illustrated by Lisbeth Zwerger, North South Books produced 500 copies signed by the artist in 1996. Bound in linen featuring handmade paper and a linen slipcase.
Marc Chagall: Monotypes 1961-1965
Printed by Gérald Cramer in Geneva, there were just numbered 1,350 copies. Beige cloth and illustrated dust jacket.
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