Signed Limited Editions from Faber & Faber UK

Each month Faber & Faber UK offers a signed limited edition of one of their titles. Membership is free (and garners you a 15% discount at, although you can become a Faber "Collector" for £500 ($750 USD) / year (about $63 USD per title). For that price, you get 12 collectible editions a year sent to you plus a 25% discount on other Faber & Faber titles. If you live in the UK, you get other relevant discounts & access to exclusive Faber author events.

The collectible editions are traditionally printed (on an old Heidelberg press) and hand sewn and bound in cloth. They come sans dust jacket, in a slip-case.

Print Runs: 
Editions are generally quite small, in the 100-400 copy range.

Prices range from £40 ($60 USD) to £100 ($150 USD).

If your pockets can bear the initial cost, these editions will generally jump in value to at least twice the original price. Most of the listings over on Abebooks are in the $200 - $600 range (although some listings can still be found for the cover price equivalent). Again, that's value and not what the market might bear.

A few of their offerings:

The Little Red Chairs
Edna O'Brien
Signed Limited Edition

'The kind of masterpiece that reminds you why you read books in the first place.'
Julie Myerson, Observer Books of the Year

Orhan Pamuk
Signed Limited Edition

  • Signed by the author and with just 200 copies printed
  • Features a selection of image plates, hand-selected by Orhan Pamuk
  • Printed on a small press and bound by hand in the UK

Simon Armitage 
Only 9 left IN STOCK
Discover one of the earliest great stories of English literature in this beautiful, signed Collectors’ Edition.

The Buried Giant

Kazuo Ishiguro 
£50.00 ($75 USD)
Made exclusively for Faber Members, with a first impression of 400 copies, our inaugural Collectors' Edition is Kazuo Ishiguro's new 

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