13 July 2007 - 19:24
Formula One Opus - Special Edition BookNews just out of an impressive not to say extraordinary First Edition book
Hatchards Special Editions
Hatchards is pleased to be able to offer the following Special Edition:
FORMULA ONE OPUS - CHAMPION'S EDITION - £20,000
The Formula One Opus is a rare and unusual book; a celebration of over a century of motor racing, the definitive story of a sport that has seduced the rich and famous through the decades. Painstaking research, original interviews and specially commissioned photography brings the world of Formula One motor racing to life.
The Formula One Opus is half a metre square, contains over 800 pages and weighs over 30 kilos. It contains over 1,500 photographs and 200,000 words written by a selection of the finest motor racing writers in the world to ensure the quality and originality of the editorial. The publishers have scoured the archives of photographic agencies and private collections worldwide to uncover rare and previously unpublished gems and commissioned shoots by some of the industry's most highly-regarded photographers. Words and images are printed on the finest 200gsm paper stock and enhanced by the use of silver leafing, spot varnishing and fifth-and sixth-colour processing. The Opus is bound in the finest leather and delivered in a beautifully crafted presentation box. This Champion's Edition, which retails for £20,000, is restricted to 100 copies worldwide. Each copy contains a page bearing the signatures of all the living Formula One World Champions (18 in total). This unique signature page has never before been attempted in the history of Formula One and is a true collector's piece.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS BOOK IS CURRENTLY DUE FOR PUBLICATION IN DECEMBER.
To place an advance order for the above title then you will have to visit the Special Editions section of the Hatchard's website, www.hatchards.co.uk. Please
note that this title is only available to order through the website and not
through the shop. If you do decide to buy one please mention that you heard about it through this site - they might pay me a commission !
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