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Wells, H.G.
The Time Machine', US signed deluxe limited edition, one of only five Roman Numeral copies
Suntup Press. Herbert George Wells (2020) ‘The Time Machine‘, US deluxe limited edition, published by Suntup Press. This is one of only five Roman Numeral copies produced, signed by Simon Wells, the author’s great grandson and director of the ‘Time Machine’ (2002) film adaptation, and signed by the artist Florian Bertmer. The book is a work of art as specified below. The price is not firm and we welcome direct contact. Condition: fine with the original packaging. Production details according to the publisher: 6” x 9” trim size. Hand bound by Shepherds Sangorski & Sutcliffe in London, U.K. Bound in midnight blue goatskin with a ‘vortex’ on the front board which reaches around to the back. Moulded leather and sculpted boards. White gold leaf hand tooling. Custom made handtools. Handsewn silk endbands. Hand-colored edges. Formed headcaps. Introduction by Simon Wells, great-grandson of H.G. Wells, and director of the 2002 film adaptation. Six ink illustrations by Florian Bertmer printed letterpress along with the text. Signed by Simon Wells and Florian Bertmer. Printed letterpress on Hahnemühle Biblio mold-made paper. Two color printing on title page. Housed in a drop back box in matching leather with hand tooling in white gold. Limited to no more than 5 copies for sale. “Considered the greatest science-fiction novel of all time, The Time Machine is a seminal moment in the history of English literature. A dazzling display of new thought that has been endlessly copied since its release in 1895, its title alone – a phrase coined by Wells as a device for traveling backwards or for … [Click Below for Full Description]
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