Lot 339 of 443:
Thunder Road - signed by Nick Hornby and Bruce Springsteen  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$2,700
Estimate:
$2,000 - $3,000

Title:
Thunder Road: A Letterpress Chapbook - signed by Nick Hornby and Bruce Springsteen
Author:
Hornby, Nick and Bruce Springsteen
Place:
Newark, DE
Publisher:
Bottle of Smoke Press, Syneasthesia Press, and Lead Graffitti
Date:
2002
Description:

Letterpress essay and folding broadside bound in a folding, decorative dual spine binding, 19x18 cm (7½x7"). Covers designed, printed and bound by Bill Roberts of Bottle of Smoke Press, Ray Nichols/Jill Cypher of Lead Graffiti, and Mark Cashion. The cover illustration is by Jill Cypher. Letter "J" of 26 signed and lettered copies.

The essay is signed on the title page by Hornby, the lyric broadside is signed at the bottom by Springsteen, with a drawing of a guitar.  A limited edition letterpress chapbook that reprints British author Nick Hornby's 2003 essay on Thunder Road with the lyrics from the iconic song by Bruce Springsteen. Designed with a dual spine, the essay opens on the left and a broadside containing the lyrics unfolds on the right. All proceeds from the original sale of this book, as well as the materials, design and production costs, have been donated to TreeHouse, a school in London dedicated to educating children with autism.  A rare and lovingly produced work.

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Condition:
Fine.
 
Item number:
280884
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