That's right, professor! A monster book due out this fall will chronicle the history of legendary UK label 4AD. Written by Martin Aston, and embellished with new art & layouts by Vaughan Oliver, Facing the Other Way will be a lap-crushing 800 pages. In addition to the trade edition, there will be a limited edition of 1,000 copies with additional art and two compilation CDs. Copies can be pre-ordered through Amazon. Koolkoolkool.

We've printed a total of 16 different papers for the new book. Above is Griffen Mill (& it looks much more blue in life than here) and below an unidentified Barcham Green. Looks like we'll end up with an edition of at least 30 copies, with about half of those being a deluxe version that includes six additional sheets. Claudia is still pondering the binding.