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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.

Features include:

*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

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