MORTE DE SMUDGIE - VARIANT ISSUE, SIGNED
San Francisco: Arion Press, 2021. First Edition. An attractive, playful edition of Atwood's original short story, which is paired with Tennyson's 19th-century epic poem. Arion No.120. Item #6595
Variant Issue, one of 45 numbered copies specially bound and signed by the author and artist, this being copy no.17. Octavo (19cm); modified dos-a-dos binding in rust-colored silken cloth, with inset title labels printed on pale grey felt; housed in the publisher's two-part maroon cloth box, with letterpressed title label mounted to top; 72pp, illustrated with a four-panel, two-color landscape foldout by Audrey Niffenegger. Fine in a Fine box, with the errata slip laid in at colophon, and the publisher's 8pp prospectus laid in.