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Special Edition Books - A Visual Guide

Special Edition Books An Illustrated Guide What is a Special Edition Book ? Often inspired by traditional methods used by master bookbinders Upmarket , individual , bespoke ... a work of art They often have an avant - garde or pioneering element 152 The Technical Details Often presented in a slipcase , two - piece box , or clamshell - style box ( solander case ) Hand Finishing Optional handmade elements above & beyond what machines can create including : Tipped - In Pages & Plates Separately attached pages , ideal for hand signing & illustrations Onlays 1150 Materials adhered directly to the book's binding material XO JANIS JOPLIN DAYS & SUMMERS SCRAPBOOK 1966-68 Art Lifestyle JANIS Multiple Applications Special Editions are ( usually ) ... High Value Architecture Pop Culture Specialist Finishing Finishes can include ( but are not limited to ) embossing , foiling , edge printing & gilding Also Known As ... wowej Pita Albin fanis . Limited Editions Deluxe Editions Collectors Editions Collectible Large Format Often Hand signed as proof of authenticity Landmark Events Production Schedules Photography Generally longer schedules due to the work involved , but can often be printed alongside a trade or standard edition IMAGO GROUP

Special Edition Books - A Visual Guide

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Inspired by techniques used by master bookbinders, special edition books can be some of the most complex and intricate products for Imago to create. This is a quick and easy overview of our knowledg...




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