Signed, Deluxe, rare 1st edition book, STRANGER MUSIC

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Signed, Deluxe, rare 1st edition book, STRANGER MUSIC

Postby robertousername » Tue Oct 08, 2013 7:39 am

First edition, limited print "Stranger Music: Selected Poems and Songs" (published - Canada: McClelland & Stewart, 1993). This deluxe issue is #xx of 125 copies SIGNED by Leonard Cohen on a deckle edge laid paper printed leaf. Of the 125 printed, 100 are numbered 1 to 100, and 25 are numbered i to xxv. The book is specially bound in plain black cloth with Cohen's facsimile signature in gilt on front cover, marbled endpapers, bound-in ribbon marker. Laid into a large (34 x 25 cm) black cloth presentation clamshell box with Leonard Cohen's artwork on the cover and gilt signature below. The book is laid into a recess inside, opposite to which is a black cloth ribbon-tied portfolio containing three colour litho reproductions of Leonard Cohen paintings/watercolors (separated by tissue guards, one image repeated on the front cover), the interior is lined with marbled paper. Beautiful, rare collectors edition, in mint condition. $3.800. U.S. Photos available on request.
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Re: Signed, Deluxe, rare 1st edition book, STRANGER MUSIC

Postby Maarten » Tue Oct 08, 2013 4:38 pm

Hi
That is indeed a beautiful collectors item, but a bit too expensive for me...
Here's Jarkko's box:
http://leonardcohenfiles.com/collect2.html

Maarten

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Re: Signed, Deluxe, rare 1st edition book, STRANGER MUSIC

Postby robertousername » Fri Oct 11, 2013 9:30 am

Hi Maarten,

Yes it really is a beautiful presentation. The one I have is exactly like the one you posted. I'm open to negotiating a price, just shoot me an email.
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Re: Signed, Deluxe, rare 1st edition book, STRANGER MUSIC

Postby Cate » Tue Oct 15, 2013 5:45 am

What a beautiful set!

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