Dragon Rebound Editions is a high-end company that provides exorbitantly unique services for a clientele majorly comprising of bookworms – Stephen King fans in particular. The owner’s name is Paul and he has a passion for purchasing his favorite books’ 1st edition copies. However, he does a little more than just store them in his personal library.
Paul states that he “works with bookbinders to rebind the page blocks in a unique way that ties into the story being told between the pages” once the books are in his possession.
On his website, Paul states that “the books are bound in leather and feature elements such as raised bands, gold tooling, marbled endpapers and custom headbands. The books are then housed in either a slipcase or a traycase.”
These rebound versions are limited to only 26 copies for each title. Once sold, no new ones are made. The latest project by Dragon Rebound is none other than Stephen King’s IT!
Unveiled only today, the third of custom-bound books from Paul’s series arrives in a stylish traycase which is elegantly designed with a cast iron, custom-welded sewer grate. The incredible packaging aside, the limited set comes with a giclée print of the first edition cover art as well as a print of the artist’s original unused sketch concept.
The interior covers showcase hand-painted, original art. Moreover, this staggering set also comes with an origami replica of the Georgie’s paper boat. Owners of previously custom-bound books are first offered the new release as they have rights of first refusal on the new titles. After a previous owner declines the purchase of the new book in the Dragon Rebound series, then Paul contacts people on the wait list.
Yes, there is a wait list. In order of submission, the interested clients will be contacted. You can add your name to the wait list here.
This custom-bound title is estimated to be released in May 2018. It costs a confounding $1,475!