In a sumptuous Geltex box set iron branding on the front board and spine, find the ultimate edition of the cult album ‘Astérix le Gaulois’, which celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2019:
For the first time, you will be able to discover the entire storyline of the first adventure of the series by René Goscinny and the original plates illustrated and inked by Albert Uderzo, in a package combining two books measuring 290 x 370 mm, printed in 4 colours on 150 gsm paper, with:
The complete synopsis and the complete dividing typed by René Goscinny.
The 44 original plates illustrated and inked by Albert Uderzo.
As well as 5 bookplates in a in a tissue folder:
The first notes handwritten by René Goscinny signing the birth certificate of Asterix (2 bookplates);
The first sketches of Asterix and Obelix by Uderzo (2 bookplates);
The plates with the standalone colours of the first page of ‘Astérix le Gaulois’, published in the Pilote magazine on October 29th, 1959 (1 bookplate).
Size of the box set: 40 x 32 cm.
- Deluxe draw box
- No. of items
- Astérix le Gaulois - Art book
- Year oldest item
- First edition
- Certificate, Ex libris, Limited & numbered edition, Slip case
- Uderzo / Goscinny