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Special editions of La Tour by Laurent Hennebelle

After publishing special edition of the Blake and Mortimer album by Francois Schuiten in 2020, Laurent Hennebelle will publish special editions of La Tour in 2022 1).

The original pages of La Tour are donated by Schuiten to the BNF in Paris. Also all additional documents used for this album are part of the donation. Based on these documents Hennebelle will publish a special edition of La Tour.

There will be three editions:

  • Version 1 will be a 112 pages large sized book (38×51 cm) printed in offset with UV inks on Munken Pure paper. All but two pages are facsimiles from the donated material. There will be 180 copies.
  • Version 2 is even larger: 43 x 58 cm. Printed with pigment inks on 100% cotton pages and a canvas spine. All but two pages are facsimiles from the donated material. There will be 30 copies.The book will be delivered in a slipcase with a screen print.
  • Version 3 is the same size as version 2 (43×58 cm) but all pages are printed in pure black. Again pigment ink on 100% cotton paper. Also this version will be in a slipcase. Also 30 copies.

For each version the original synopsis by Benoît Peeters will be attached in facsimile.

See all details in the announcement folder: Special edition by Laurent Hennebelle

There was a dedication session at Christian Collin éditions 2) at December 3rd, 2022.

Hugues Bosmans 3) posted on Facebook some pictures of the offset version.