The Fifth Season - N.K. Jemisin
The Fifth Season is the first novel in N.K. Jemisin’s “Broken Earth Trilogy”. It is the only trilogy to win a Hugo award for each book, and it really is that good.
There will be four editions in total for this series with the Roman Numeral being produced at a later date.
Standard Edition – 500 copies
Numbered Edition – 200 copies (150 for rights holders, 50 extra copies for sale)
Lettered Edition – 26 copies
Roman Numeral Edition – 5 copies
The lettered edition is currently sold out through rights holders.
There are 60 copies of the Numbered Edition up for sale. 10 of these will come with both T1 and T2 rights and will be distrubuted randomly once all Numbered copies have been sold. The lucky people will be notified by email on Tuesday 24th of January.
I will be shipping these books myself so this should reduce the cost of delivery somewhat – the pricing is as below:
UK – £20
US/CAN – £45
Europe – £40
Asia/Rest of World – £50
UK – £30
US/CAN – £55
Europe – £45
Asia/Rest of World – £60
Please note there is a limit of one edition per person. Anybody ordering more than one will have their order refunded immediately.
About the Editions
Limited to 500 copies, the Standard Edition is quarter-bound in marbled cloth by Freya Scott of Paperwilds with boards covered in cream paper and stamped in two colours. The slipcase is covered in purple buckram cloth for durability and stamped once with gold foil.
This edition is the only edition that comes with John Anthony Di Giovanni’s Dustjacket image, and also comes with illustrated endpapers and 8 full colour plates tipped within the book.
Printed on Munken Rough Cream 120gsm by Nomad Letterpress of Cheltenham, bound by Ludlow Bookbinders and signed by both Author and Artist.
Limited to 200 copies, the Numbered Edition is hand-bound in full cream goatskin with large blind-stamped title design on front and back covers. The rounded spine has had two passes of foil stamping and has an amethyst embedded within. Housed in a curved slipcase covered in marbled cloth by Freya Scott of Paperwilds, there are also two labels affixed to slipcase spine.
This edition also comes with illustrated endpapers and 8 full colour plates tipped within the book.
Printed on Munken Rough Cream 120gsm by Nomad Letterpress of Cheltenhamm bound by Ludlow Bookbinders and signed by both Author and Artist.
Limited to 26 copies, the Lettered Edition comes with a custom hand-made wooden box by expert box maker Peter Canham. The cover has a unique purple piece of agate embedded within the wood as has been laser etched with the author and title.
The lettering on the spine has been carved in and hand aged by Peter, with a piece of amethyst cut into the block. Inside, the box has been lined in finest purple suedel with a ribbon for retrieving the book.
The book inside is handbound of the finest harmattan black leather and has a unique amethyst crystal shard embedded in the cover, with wrap around foil stamping. The boards are 6mm and chamfered, and the book is gilded gold across all three edges. Inside the book there are marbled endpapers (by the amazing Freya Scott) and a further 8 tipped in colour plates.
Printed on Magnani Mouldmade Pescia 130gsm by Nomad Letterpress of Cheltenham, bound by Ludlow Bookbinders and signed by both Author and Artist.