March 30th, 2021
The three versions of this limited edition are: a Lettered Signed Hardcover Edition, a Numbered Signed Hardcover Edition, and an Unsigned Hardcover edition.
The hardcover limited editions all feature two exclusive covers painted by acclaimed artist Gregory Manchess, each on its own separate dustjacket. These covers are variants to the standard trade paperback edition. The bonus jacket is a mock-up cover of The Secret of Roanoke by Regis Thomas, a fictitious novel that features prominently in the plot of Later.
Each hardcover edition also includes eight original exclusive illustrations by artist Rob Gale and the back cover features an exclusive map created especially for this Limited Edition in the classic “mapback” art style by artist Robert Hack, a reading ribbon, head and tail bands and quality endpapers.
The Lettered Edition will be limited to 26 copies, signed on tip-in sheets by Stephen King and packaged in a stylish black traycase with ribbon, styled with the Hard Case Crime logo. The Numbered Edition will be limited to 374 copies, signed on tip-in sheets by Stephen King. The Unsigned Hardcover Edition will be limited to 2500 copies.