Glyn Dillon’s six interconnected bookplate designs are available from selected retailers with each copy of The Nao of Brown.
Each design is a limited edition of 200 printed on 170gsm gesso and individually signed by Glyn Dillon.
“conker” (see above) is EXCLUSIVE to Travelling Man stores
“ensos” (see above) is EXCLUSIVE to Forbidden Planet stores and in addition to being signed by Dillon, these have been individually inkan-stamped by Gil Ichiyama, creator of “ichi”.
The following stockists have bookplated first editions (while stock lasts). If you are looking for an extra special Christmas present for a friend, then get hold of one of these copies while you can as when they’re gone, they’re gone. The other designs are available are:
“now” relates to Gil Ichiyama’s “ichi” anime series, which is the “story within a story” in The Nao of Brown. You can watch the ichi trailer here (it’s all in Japanese, but you’ll get the gist).
Full bookplate edition stockist list (last updated 20th September):
Mega City Comics – Inverness Street, London (first in-store sketch and signing event 23rd Sept)
Dave’s Comics – Brighton (second in-store sketch and signing event 29th Sept)
Travelling Man – Leeds, Newscastle, Manchester, York
Forbidden Planet – London, Birmingham, Bristol, Cambridge, Coventry, Croydon, Liverpool, Newcastle, Southampton
Nostalgia and Comics – Birmingham
Worlds Apart – Liverpool
Forbidden Planet International – Glasgow, Edinburgh, Manchester, Leeds, Nottingham, Belfast, Dublin
Eggs Milk Butter – Southgate Road, London
Shop at Bluebird – King’s Road, London
Gosh! Comics – Berwick Street, London
Nobrow Shop – Great Eastern Street, London
Rough Trade East – Dray Walk, London
Orbital Comics – Great Newport Street, London
Clerkenwell Tales – Exmouth Market, London
Lutyens & Rubenstein – Kensington Park Road, London
Playlounge – Beak Street, London
Foyles – Charing Cross Road, Southbank, Goldsmith’s Row (Sunday’s only), London
Gnash – Newton Abbott
OK Comics – Leeds
Page 45 – Nottingham
Magma – Clerkenwell Road, Earlham Street, London
Magma – Oldham Street, Manchester
NB not all stores have all bookplates