The Last Unicorn by Peter S. Beagle - Classic Edition

The Last Unicorn by Peter S. Beagle - Classic Edition

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An enchanted fantasy full of unforgettable characters and profound themes, The Last Unicorn by Peter S. Beagle has charmed and delighted readers for over half a century.

Magical, beautiful beyond belief and completely alone, the unicorn has lived since before memory in a forest where death could touch nothing. Maidens who caught a glimpse of her glory were blessed by enchantment they would never forget. But outside her wondrous realm, dark whispers and rumors carried a message she could not ignore: “Unicorns are gone from the world.” Aided by a bumbling magician and an indomitable spinster, the unicorn embarks on a dangerous quest to learn the truth about what happened to her kind.

One of the most enduring classics of the twentieth century, The Last Unicorn has sold more than six million copies since its original publication in 1968, and has been translated into over twenty-five languages. In 1987, The Last Unicorn was ranked number five among the 33 All-Time Best Fantasy Novels by Locus magazine, and in 2020 Time included the novel on their list of the 100 Best Fantasy Books of All-Time.

With its lyrical prose, whimsical humor and philosophical ruminations on what it means to be human, The Last Unicorn is a quasi-medieval fairy tale that remains timeless.


The signed limited edition of The Last Unicorn by Peter S. Beagle is presented in three states: Lettered, Numbered and Classic editions. 

Please note that the Classic edition is not numbered.


CLASSIC EDITION

  • 6” x 9” trim size.
  • 216 Pages.
  • Limited to 750 copies.
  • Signed by Peter S. Beagle and Tom Kidd.
  • Full cloth symth-sewn binding covered in Platinum Silk Moiré.
  • Foil blocked spine.
  • New exclusive introduction by Peter S. Beagle.
  • Nine full color tipped in oil painting illustrations by Tom Kidd.
  • Dust jacket illustrated by Tom Kidd (the only edition featuring this illustrated dust jacket). 
  • Text pages are set in Monotype Van Dijck with calligraphy by Jerry Kelly.
  • Printed letterpress on Mohawk Superfine paper in two colors on the title page and chapter openings.
  • Endsheets are illustrated by Tom Kidd.
  • Housed in a slipcase covered in Dubletta cloth, a luxurious woven cotton fabric with a subtle duo-tone appearance, and featuring cloth ends in a complimentary color.
  • Bookmark with all pre-orders.

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Published editions may differ slightly from mockups and prototype designs.
Illustrations © 2022 by Tom Kidd.

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