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Item #3298

THE ISLAND OF DOCTOR MOREAU

"Not to go on all-Fours; that is the Law. Are we not Men?"

Personally signed and illustrated by Ivica Stevanovic.

Edward Prendick, a shipwrecked Englishman, stumbles upon a remote island where an obsessed scientist carries out terrifying experiments. H.G. Wells’s science-fiction classic is offered here in a magnificent Deluxe Illustrated Edition featuring 11 full-color images and a wealth of additional black-and-white art by Ivica Stevanovic. Each color image is hand-tipped into the book and protected by a translucent overlay.

A hand-numbered Limited Edition of 1,200.

9” x 11”, 288pp

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Features include:

- Fully bound in genuine leather.
- 22kt gold accents deeply inlaid on the "hubbed" spine.
- Eleven full-color images, including a frontispiece specially commissioned and exclusive to this volume, hand-tipped into the book and protected by translucent overlays.
- Illustrated and signed colophon page
- Custom-crafted clothbound slipcase.
- 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.
- 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.

Standard shipping included at no additional charge.

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.

About this Book

"Not to go on all-Fours; that is the Law. Are we not Men?"

The story of a renegade scientist attempting to turn wild animals into human beings, The Island of Dr. Moreau has thrilled and shocked readers ever since it first appeared in 1896. Today, when 'genetic engineering' is giving us unimagined power to create life, H.G. Wells' landmark portrait of the misuse of scientific knowledge is more relevant than ever.

Easton Press and artist Ivica Stevanovic present a unique new edition of this Science Fiction classic: H.G. Wells' The Island of Doctor Moreau, an exclusive original Deluxe Illustrated Edition limited to exactly 1,200 hand-numbered copies each personally autographed by the illustrator, Ivica Stevanovic.

The Island of Doctor Moreau with exclusive new artwork.


In the final five years of the 19th century, H.G. Wells effectively created modern Science Fiction with four extraordinary novels: The Time Machine, The Invisible Man, The War of the Worlds, and his most controversial work, The Island of Dr. Moreau.

Often adapted and hugely influential, The Island of Dr. Moreau is Wells' most gripping and provocative exploration of the limits of “human nature” and science's dangerous totalitarian quest to control and alter the natural world.

To illustrate this deluxe edition, Easton Press turned to Serbian illustrator, comic artist, and designer, Ivica Stevanovic. With a versatile technique that mixes pen and ink, watercolor, and digital painting, and a daring genius for portraying imaginary creatures, Stevanovic is the perfect artist for H.G. Wells' prophetic tale.

The Deluxe Illustrated Edition H.G. Wells' The Island of Doctor Moreau features eleven full-color plates, each plate individually hand-tipped into each volume and protected by a translucent overlay. And these stunning artworks are exclusive to this limited 1,200 copy autographed Deluxe Illustrated Edition.

An H.G. Wells masterpiece in a superb Deluxe Illustrated Edition.


The Easton Press Deluxe Illustrated Edition H.G. Wells' The Island of Doctor Moreau represents the state-of-the-art in traditional fine bookmaking.

Limited to 1,200 hand-numbered and autographed copies, the Deluxe Illustrated Edition, H.G. Wells' The Island of Doctor Moreau is a truly collectable edition of this great classic. And each copy comes with a velvet-lined slipcase bearing an illustration from the book and specially designed for storing and displaying this exceptional signed volume.

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