BEOWULF - Deluxe Illustrated Edition
Perhaps the oldest surviving poem in Old English, the epic legend of Beowulf follows the brave and noble hero with superhuman strength on his quest to rescue the King of Danes from the vicious monster, Grendel. The book features the acclaimed Frederick Rebsamen modern English translation, ten full-color plates including a frontispiece, hand-tipped in each volume, and protected by translucent overlays.
- Actual size of book is 9” x 11”, 228pp
- Fully bound in genuine leather.
- 22kt gold accents deeply inlaid on the "hubbed" spine.
- Specially commissioned art exclusive to this volume, hand-tipped into the book and protected by translucent overlays.
- Illustrated and signed colophon page.
- Heavy duty binding boards enhance the book’s durability.
- Superbly printed on acid-neutral paper that lasts for generations.
- Sewn pages – not just glued like ordinary books.
- Handsome illustrated endpages and a satin-ribbon page marker.
- Gilded page ends.
- Printed and bound in the USA. Imported materials.
- Rigorous inspection at every stage ensures adherence to our exacting standards.
- Superb craftsmanship and commitment to quality.
Limited, hand-numbered edition of just 1,200.
Printed on archival quality, acid-neutral paper that conforms to all guidelines established for permanence and durability by the Council of Library Resources and the American National Standards Institute.
Standard shipping included at no additional charge.