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August 16th, 2015

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We are pleased to announce the forthcoming publication of our signed, limited edition of Elena Ferrante's 'My Brilliant Friend'.  There will be 126 hand made copies with beautiful blue and gold Chiyogami paper boards.  Of these, 100 will be quarter bound in Japanese silk and will cost £195; and 26 will be quarter bound in leather and will cost £365.  All are numbered/lettered and signed by the author.  We expect the first copies to available in September 2015.  For further information, or if you would like to receive our quarterly booklist, please go to the Contact Us page.

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John Sandoe [Books] Ltd
10 Blacklands Terrace, Chelsea, London SW3 2SR
Tel: 020 7589 9473 Fax: 020 7581 2084