The book for sale is a rare signed, limited edition of Franz Kafka's surreal masterpiece In The Penal Colony. The book is illustrated with the haunting lithographs created by renowned artist Michael Hafftka and was published by Limited Editions Club in 1987 as a limited edition of 800 copies. This is copy number 95 and is pencil signed by Hafftka. The book is in fine condition with no noticeable flaws, see photos. The spine and paper boards are tight and straight.There are no internal markings, other than Hafftka's signature. There is no previous owner's bookplate.
The clamshell box is in fine condition with no obvious flaws, see photos. The book is printed on mould-made Magnanin Paper at the Shagbark Press. The lithographs are printed on hand-made Japanese paper. And the books was hand-sewn and hand-bound by Carol Joyce in Stockton, NJ. This is a beautiful copy of this extraordinary production of the Limited Editions Club.Let me know if you have questions or if you would like to see additional photographs. The item "FRANZ KAFKA Signed Limited Editions Club MICHAEL HAFFTKA In The Penal Colony LEC" is in sale since Monday, June 3, 2019. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "bcp538" and is located in Sandy, Utah. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay, Russian federation.