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This Limited Edition BACK TO THE STONE AGE novel was first printed in 1937 and now reprinted using the Original Printing Plates! The plates are thought to be the only surviving set of plates for any Burroughs book. While most plates were used for as many as 30 printings, these plates were only used twice - to print the first edition in 1937 and to print the Publisher's Edition in 2015. BACK TO THE STONE AGE was the only pre-war Burroughs title not reprinted by either ERB Inc. or Grosset & Dunlap. BACK TO THE STONE AGE has been printed the same way ERB books were printed 50 years ago – only better. A master printer used the original plates to letterpress print on premium paper which has been sewn and cased into a vintage-style binding, and covered in a dust jacket produced by Phil Normand. Each book is signed and numbered [edition of 300] and features spectacular full-color illustrations – stunning works by some of the best ERB artists past and present. Signed by the publisher, printer, designer, and two of the illustrators, as well as the grandson of Edgar Rice Burroughs. To make this a true one of a kind collectible, In addition to BACK TO THE STONE AGE Publishers Edition you will receive an original electrotype copper printing plate used to print a page of the book! The book and the copper printing plate are secured in a custom clamshell presentation box with gilt titles. This is #34 of 300 and the copper plate used to print page 230 of the book.