Number '78' of only 100 copies of this signed and numbered deluxe edition
Atwood, Margaret ~ Testaments : Deluxe Edition Signed By The Author : One Of Only 100 Copies Issued
Chatto and Windus / Penguin Random House : 2019
The First UK printing published by Chatto and Windus / Penguin Random House (PRH) in 2019 of a Numbered Limited Edition, Signed by Margaret Atwood. This is number '78' of only 100 copies issued worldwide. The book was issued in conjunction with the publisher's trade edition, to mark the landmark publishing of the sequel to 'The Handmaid's Tale'. The BOOK is in Fine condition, and comes with its original packaging. The clamshell CASE has a dark navy-blue cloth with blind debossed text on the front, a hidden magnetic catch and is lined with hand-marbled paper. The outer edges of the case have a matching facing. The BOOK has the author's name and title blind debossed on 3mm boards covered in neon green cloth. 130gsm Périgord Condat Matt paper with print in black plus 2 Pantone colours: neon green (802) and dark navy blue (282). The endpapers are dark blue paper with silk screen printing. The book has been Swiss bound and allows the spine of the book to lay flat. Neon green sprayed text-block edges with a 15mm dark blue ribbon. The clamshell case and book were wrapped in tissue, sealed with a sticker and put into individual cartons with a numbered label. The tissue wrapping has a little edge wear having been opened but is still present and has the stickers 'number 78' present. There is a little edge wear to the cardboard original cardboard packaging. This still bears the publisher's original label. With the publisher's promotional Bookmark. A very handsome production of the title that went on subsequently to win the prestigious Booker Prize. Collectible.