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  • swintek
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    Originally posted by RonClinton View Post

    Since the new announcement is THE EXORCIST, and based on predictions for future announcements I’ve read here and at TDT.org my guess doesn’t necessarily fit, the book I mentioned earlier is Ken Grimwood’s REPLAY. Paul contacted me a while back to view a letter I have from Grimwood that discusses a work he had in progress, one that contrasted against reports he died while working on a sequel to REPLAY suggest they are one and the same. Add to that, it’s an immensely popular book and has only had one deluxe treatment – by Easton Press – it seemed a potential choice for Suntup. Apparently, though, not yet...we’ll have to see if it ever will be.

    As far as the new offering, it’s undeniably attractive, but I will be skipping it in favor of the Cemetery Dance and Lonely Roads editions that I already own, both signed by Blatty.
    Oh yeah, REPLAY is great- and would make a good Suntup candidate. Very interesting!

    I passed on THE EXORCIST today as well, as I also have the very nice CD edition, and also the great Folio edition. But, I am absolutely shaking my head that 1000 copies disappeared at $150 ea. And, that the $850! limited will as well. That's... incredible to me. On the one hand, I'm very happy for Paul and the well-deserved success of his fine press. On the other hand- do book collector's actually want an $850 unsigned edition of this book at this point? Obviously, it looks like, but, still.. shaking my head.

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  • Dave1442397
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    Originally posted by Sock Monkey View Post

    I thought about doing that for a moment and then I realized my thoughts were due to fear of missing out than an actual desire for the book itself.
    Lol! I only have an old paperback edition of this one, and I'm pretty sure I bought it used. I don't even know where it is right now. I think I'll be keeping the Suntup copy. They do produce a quality book.

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  • Parviz
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    Man those are some stunning books. I only have a very old trade paperback, so this works out nice for me (kinda) Definitely excited for this one even without Blatty signature. Hopefully March's book stays somewhat reasonable.

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  • bsaenz24
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    Originally posted by Sock Monkey View Post

    I thought about doing that for a moment and then I realized my thoughts were due to fear of missing out than an actual desire for the book itself.
    Wait a minute! There's a difference?!?!!?!?

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  • Sock Monkey
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    Originally posted by Dave1442397 View Post
    I was on the fence with this one, but when I saw how fast they were selling, I decided to buy an AE. If demand is that high, it should be easy enough to pass it along if I decide not to keep it.
    I thought about doing that for a moment and then I realized my thoughts were due to fear of missing out than an actual desire for the book itself.

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  • Martin
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    I guess Paul was correct yesterday when he said he expected the AE to sell quickly. Hopefully there are still quantities allocated to other sellers who have supported him.

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  • Ben Staad
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    I thought about that as well but I'm truly not a good seller. I'm more of a keeper.

    Originally posted by Dave1442397 View Post
    I was on the fence with this one, but when I saw how fast they were selling, I decided to buy an AE. If demand is that high, it should be easy enough to pass it along if I decide not to keep it.

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  • Dave1442397
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    I was on the fence with this one, but when I saw how fast they were selling, I decided to buy an AE. If demand is that high, it should be easy enough to pass it along if I decide not to keep it.

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  • Splync
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    Originally posted by Martin View Post

    I could be wrong as I do not have them all but I believe it is only the second non-King limited with a traycase rather than a slipcase. Still clearly a premium price for a limited.
    Yes, this is the second traycase after Bibliomysteries. What's crazy is that Bibliomysteries is among the cheapest Suntup numbered editions.

    ​​​​​It's even more impressive when you think of the blank books, false bottoms of the traycases, and sheer amount of authors who would've gotten paid for that edition.

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  • Ben Staad
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    Hope everyone that wanted one was able to buy for retail.

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  • RonClinton
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    One hour and 13 minutes...impressive.

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  • Sock Monkey
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    And the AE of The Exorcist is SOLD OUT! Congrats to Suntup and all those that bought a copy!

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  • Sock Monkey
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    Originally posted by Splync View Post
    The $850 price tag for this just continues to make me nervous about the price of Blood Meridian in March.

    This one seems like a very nice numbered edition, but it still feels like a Suntup numbered edition.

    Blood Meridian's numbered edition is being toted as the same quality of a Suntup lettered edition.

    I honestly would not be surprised if it retail at over $1k. My prediction is $1,200, though I'd love to see them prove me wrong! And it will still sell out immediately!
    I'm glad I'm not on the numbered train or a diehard McCarthy fan (I am a fan of McCarthy, just not at that level). There's a tipping point where the excitement and the stretching to make the budget work for that extra-special book turns into stress and worry, and that's just not fun. Not for me at least.

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  • Martin
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    Originally posted by Splync View Post
    The $850 price tag for this just continues to make me nervous about the price of Blood Meridian in March.

    This one seems like a very nice numbered edition, but it still feels like a Suntup numbered edition.

    Blood Meridian's numbered edition is being toted as the same quality of a Suntup lettered edition.

    I honestly would not be surprised if it retail at over $1k. My prediction is $1,200, though I'd love to see them prove me wrong! And it will still sell out immediately!
    I could be wrong as I do not have them all but I believe it is only the second non-King limited with a traycase rather than a slipcase. Still clearly a premium price for a limited.

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  • Splync
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    The $850 price tag for this just continues to make me nervous about the price of Blood Meridian in March.

    This one seems like a very nice numbered edition, but it still feels like a Suntup numbered edition.

    Blood Meridian's numbered edition is being toted as the same quality of a Suntup lettered edition.

    I honestly would not be surprised if it retail at over $1k. My prediction is $1,200, though I'd love to see them prove me wrong! And it will still sell out immediately!

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