Suntup Editions has announced a re-issue of Stephen King’s Misery with three high-end editions of the classic 1987 novel. All three editions of the reissue include eight full-color illustrations by artist Rick Berry, who has previously illustrated special editions of The Talisman and Black House by King and Peter Straub.
Read on for info and photos on all three editions. Also, visit the Suntup website for more official details and to pre-order your copy to become the No. 1 fan!
ABOUT THE EDITION
The Signed Limited Edition of Misery is published in three states: An Artist Gift edition, a Numbered edition and a Lettered edition. All three oversized editions measure 7.5” x 10.5”, and feature eight new full-color illustrations by Rick Berry, whose critically acclaimed work includes the Donald M. Grant editions of The Talisman and Black House by Stephen King and Peter Straub.
ARTIST GIFT EDITION
Signed by Rick Berry, the slipcased Artist Gift edition features a dust jacket with stunning wrap-around artwork by Berry. It is a smyth-sewn binding with full imperial cloth, two-hits stamping on front and spine, and is offset printed on Mohawk Superfine Eggshell paper. The gift edition print run will be determined based on pre-order demand, but is capped and will be very limited for a Stephen King book. Is the only edition of the three with the wrap-around dust jacket art.
- Publication price: $110
The Numbered edition is limited to 200 copies, and is signed by Stephen King and Rick Berry. The first 185 copies are for sale and numbered in black. The remaining 15 copies are numbered in red and reserved for private distribution. It is a full Japanese cloth, smyth-sewn binding featuring a blind stamped front cover, and a leather spine label stamped in 22K gold leaf. The edition is printed letterpress on Cranes Lettra Pearl White cotton paper, and housed in a custom clamshell box.
- Publication price: $525
The Lettered edition is limited to 26 copies for sale lettered A-Z, and is signed by Stephen King and Rick Berry. It is printed letterpress on moldmade Arches wove paper with a deckled fore edge, and hand-bound in full crimson goatskin leather. Endpapers are marbled, and made exclusively for this edition. The binding is sewn and rounded with a hollow back designed to prevent sagging to the page block.
The edition includes an original frontispiece print pulled from a wood engraving by renowned illustrator and designer Barry Moser. The print is limited to 26 copies and is signed by Barry Moser. The title is made using six original Royal glass typewriter keys which are inset into the cover, and the letter designation is a Royal key inset into the lower back cover.
The book is housed in a handmade walnut wood box designed to resemble an original Royal Model 10 packing crate. The case is laser engraved, and features a black suede-lined book bed.
- Publication price: $3,950