Faun by Joe Hill - Deluxe State

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Our signed, limited edition of Faun by Joe Hill is published in four states: Standard, Deluxe, Lettered and Roman Numeral.

Every copy is signed by Joe Hill and Francois Vaillancourt

In Faun, Joe Hill displays his mastery of the short form in a dark fantasy novella about a group of wealthy hunters whose members seek the thrill of hunting exotic animals.

During an expedition, one of the hunters mentions the existence of an even more exclusive hunting area, accessed through a little door in Maine. To see what lies on the other side, just speak with the ominous-sounding Mr. Charn. Oh, and bring your checkbook.

The story raises questions about the ethics of hunting, the repercussions of exploiting the natural world, and the consequences of human greed, masterfully interwoven in a tale that highlights Hill’s boundless imagination and leaves us wanting for more.

Joe Hill is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Fireman, Heart-Shaped Box, and Strange Weather. He is also the co-creator of the Eisner Award-winning comic Locke & Key.


  • Limited to 200 numbered copies
  • Hand bound by Ludlow Bookbinders in a millimeter-inspired binding. The case is covered in custom marbled paper from Paperwilds, only used in this state of Faun, reminiscent of the stony hill upon which the doorway to Palinode opens. Leather is exposed in the high-wear areas along the spine and foredges, with extra space allowed for the foil stamping of the title in gold.
  • Printed letterpress on Liber Charta 145 gsm paper by Nomad Letterpress. Liber Charta is a new mouldmade paper developed by John Purcell Paper. It exemplifies the best qualities of the now-discontinued Zerkall paper and has quickly become the top choice for printers and wood engravers alike. The title page is printed in two colours.
  • The endpapers are Japanese Takeo Tant Select, embossed with a delicate linen texture on both sides, and the top edge is gilded.
  • The book is housed in a custom slipcase wrapped in textured FancyLinen fabric with the top and bottom caps in leather. The inside is lined in suedel.
  • Trim size of 170mm by 240mm (6.7in by 9.5in).
  • 50 pages plus front and back matter plus 12 full colour illustrations (including one double page spread).
  • 3 pen and ink drawings printed letterpress.

Customer Reviews

Based on 3 reviews

Fantastic design, excellent paper quality, stunning illustrations – everything is outstanding. What more is there to say? This is truly a meticulously crafted book. It's evident that Tony is knowledgeable and passionate about his work. Personally, I would have preferred a tray case over a slipcase, as the marbled papers in which the book is bound are susceptible to damage. Of course, this is just my personal opinion and doesn't diminish the book in any way. A clear recommendation for purchase!


A beautiful production and one I am very happy to own. The design choices are top notch, the artwork is incredible and the letterpress printing makes for a wonderful edition.
I am very excited for the next release and what is to come from Conversation Tree Press.

Erik Mann

The Deluxe Faun is my top choice for binding and aesthetics of all the fine/small press released in 2023. This says a lot as I also received lettered editions from other publishers that were also pretty; yet, much more expensive. Rarely are my high expectations exceeded. Congratulations on an incredible production CTP!


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