Author: Neil Gaiman
Illustrator: Charles Vess
GAIMAN, Neil. Stardust. Being A Romance Within the Realms of Faerie. Pictures by Charles Vess. [NY: DC Comics, 2007]. 4to, 256pp. Blue quarter-leatherette stamped in silver foil with green boards stamped in silver foil and with a color pictorial label affixed to the front. Pictorial endpapers; profusely illustrated in full-color. A fine copy, without dust jacket, as issued. Signed by the author, Neil Gaiman, and the artist, Charles Vess.
Second edition, containing nearly fifty pages of new material, including new artwork and information on the production of the book. Gaiman’s and Vess’s brilliant and beloved graphic novel was reissued in this new, deluxe edition to coincide with the release of the 2007 feature film. The additional material provides a wealth of detail into the world of Stardust and how it came to be. The adventures of Tristran Thorn, compelled to retrieve a fallen star for the woman he loves, who crosses through the wondrous gate in the stone wall leading to the world of faerie, only to find dangerous rivals for the star.