Re: [HP Lovecraft] a week late, but ...
- --- In email@example.com, "Chris Jarocha-Ernst" <cje@...> wrote:
>In our newest YouTube video S. T. said he hopes the trade pb edition of I AM PROVIDENCE will be out this summer but he isn't certain. Pretty cool that all 1,000 copies of ye hardcover are close to sold out. I'd love to see Penguin Classics published the entire book as a huge single trade pb volume.
> > That got me to looking for biographies at
> > Amazon. Why is Joshi's so expensive? Is it out of print?
> The original Necronomicon Press edition of Joshi's bio was $20-25 (I
> forget), because they were a small press and it was a big book, though a
> softcover. The last version (3rd ed) they published had gone to $30.
> This first Hippocampus Press edition, the one you currently see on Amazon,
> was two volumes, hard cover, archival quality paper, in a limited edition.
> That's why it retailed for $100. (HP is also a small press and can't
> print things as cheaply as big publishers.) Resellers, knowing it was a
> limited edition and had sold out, have increased the price on Amazon.
> Hippocampus plans to do a cheaper, softcover edition in the future. No
> idea when, or what the price might be at that time. That's the one I'm
> waiting for.
> Chris Jarocha-Ernst