Dan Simmons - Hyperion
Delve into the rich tapestry of Dan Simmons’ masterwork, ‘Hyperion,’ a literary gem that seamlessly weaves together intricate storytelling, deep character development, and profound philosophical exploration.
Set in a sprawling interstellar universe, this novel invites readers on a thought-provoking pilgrimage, where ancient mysteries and modern dilemmas converge. Simmons’ prose is a testament to the power of literature, offering a captivating narrative that will resonate with fans of nuanced, character-driven storytelling. ‘Hyperion’ stands as a testament to the potential of science fiction as a vehicle for exploring the human condition. Join us on a journey through the cosmos, where the boundaries between science and literature blur, and the questions of existence take center stage.
There are three tier’s in total for this series :
Deluxe/Numbered Edition – 300 copies (150 for rights holders, 150 for general sale)
Lettered Edition – 26 copies
Roman Numeral Edition – 8 copies (details to be revealed soon)
Public Pre-Order is now live.
We have scheduled this for delivery in H1 2024.
About the Editions
Limited to 300 copies.
Printed two colour letterpress on Munken Soft Cream 120gsm over 448 pages by Nomad Letterpress of Cheltenham. The interior contains custom chapter headings and drop caps and is signed by both Author and Artist.
Fully bound in blue Nigerian Goatskin with all over “Labrynth” blind stamping design. The boards feature the “Sphinx” time tomb design with four colours of hot foil stamping and the spine has been rounded with a further 2 colour passes of foil stamping.
Head and tailbands are brown and the book comes with a gilded top edge and finished off with a black ribbon.
The book is contained within a clamshell enclosure. The clamshell comes with a two colour label in Munken and has further foil stamping on the front and spine. The final version will be covered in Metalium (a metal sheen style cloth) and trays covered in sumptuous Suedel.
The final production version will have a much deeper imprint of the blind Labrynth all-over stamping, and we will update the pictures when we have new prototypes.
Pre-order price – £650
Published price – £700
There is a limit of one per household.
Limited to 26 copies.
Fully bound in finest black Harmatan leather with rounded spine and four raised bands. The boards have two beautifully marbled leather onlays of The Shrike and The Sphinx by Freya at Paperwilds, with a foil stamp outline. The book is finished with a further 3 colours of foil stamping to both covers and the spine.
Finished with gold gilding to all three sides as well as blue ribbon, and black and blue head and tailbands. This edition also comes with beautifully marbled endpapers by Freya from Paperwilds.
The enclosure is a rounded spine solander with four raised headbands fully covered in finest black Harmatan leather. There are two further marbled leather onlays of “Cruciforms” on both the front and the back, and the box is edged with another strip of the marbled leather to tie in the design completely.
Inside the box is lined with sumptuous black suedel with silhouetted gold stamped design of the pilgrims heading towards the time tombs. There is also a well included underneath the main book.
The Lettered Edition also comes with another book. John Keats’ epic poem “Hyperion” hand set in Caslon 12pt monotype (a popular font from the era) by Nomad Letterpress. This book is printed on some of the few remaining pieces of Zerkell 8181 115gsm and is 48 pages long..
Pre-order price £2,850
Published price £3,150
There are X of Deluxe copies that will come with Publisher Rights and these will be allocated at random on Friday 10th of November via email.