The Books of Jacob
Olga Tokarczuk’s Nobel Prize winning novel is a modern revelation. Incredibly well researched and beautifully written, this is a book that will be talked about for years to come.
The sixth Optics Press volume was produced to showcase the original paperback 1st edition in a glorious rebind.
*First UK Edition from Fitzcarraldo Editions
*Signed by the Author
*Completely disassembled to the individual pages then hand sewn & bound using the finest materials
*Vegetable tanned goat skin leather
*Hand marbled paper covers with matching end sheets
*3/4 Leather binding with raised bands on the spine
*Labels are giclee prints on gallery grade canvas
*Hand sewn silk head and tail bands
*Fold out map of 18th century Poland
*Map and colophon page printed on elephant hide paper and sewn into the binding (not tipped)
*Limited to 10 copies, numbered and signed by the binder
*Deluxe slipcase wrapped in buckram and lined with velvet