• Natural Markings on Leather

    We source the finest, high-grade bookbinding leathers for covering our editions. During their lifetime, animals may come into contact with various objects that can cut the skin. This results in visible scars on the surface of the leather. Although our bookbinders do their best to utilize cuts which have no…

  • When will my order ship?

    For in-stock items, we ship within 3 days. For pre-ordered editions which are not yet published, please refer to the announcement page or the individual product page for the estimated publication date. You can also track the production status of our editions on the Status Updates page.

  • Purchasing Schedules

    New titles are always announced on a Thursday at 9am Pacific, at which time the Matching Pre-Order for the Numbered, Lettered and Roman Numeral editions will begin for owners who have rights to the latest title. These owners will have until 8am on the Saturday of the announcement week to…

  • The Lottery

    As explained in this article, owners of the most recently announced title are given an opportunity to place their order two days before the public pre-order. This system grew out of requests from customers who wanted to match their number and/or letter to the next publication. Once the Matching Pre-Order…

  • Announcement Schedules

    At the start of each quarter, we publish a post with hints about the editions we will be announcing during that quarter, and when they will be announced. In this way, our customers have advance notice of upcoming titles. Quarterly announcement schedules are posted on our Announcement Schedule page. At…

  • Our Editions

    Our editions are published in up to four states: Artist edition – up to 1,000 copies Numbered edition – up to 350 copies Lettered edition – 26 copies Roman Numeral edition – Up to 10 copies Artist editions are available to purchase on the day of announcement. Be aware that…

  • When will my pre-ordered book be published?

    We display an estimated publication date on the announcement page of each title, as well as on the individual product page in the store. You can also view the status of all books in production by visiting the Status Updates page.

  • How do I share my designations so others may contact me?

    The Designation Search feature allows you to opt-in to share your email address so that someone who may be looking for a designation which you own, can contact you. To allow this, log into your account. Click the “Designation Search →” link: Next, click the “Privacy Settings →” link: Now…

  • How do I look up who owns a certain designation?

    The Designation Search feature allows you to search for any designation and to see who owns it, provided the owner has consented to share their information. To search for a designation, log into your account. Once you are logged in, click the “Designation Search →” link: Then enter the designation…

  • Buying, Selling and Transferring a Book with Rights

    Pre-ordered editions which are not yet published If you are selling: We do not track or monitor aftermarket sales of our editions, nor do we “police” the sale of our editions on the aftermarket; however, if you choose to sell our most recently announced book, then number or letter rights…