- Limited to an edition of 1,000 copies-never to be reprinted.
- Completely redesigned from the trade hardcover in a larger format-7" x 10".
- Each book numbered and signed by the author.
- Each volume hand-bound in Japanese silk.
- Each volume housed in a handsome slipcase featuring a die-cut aperture for the Quicksilver icon and covered in the same Japanese silk. The slipcase will also feature a silk ribbon pull for easy removal.
- Matching signed limited editions of the second and third volumes of Stephenson's Baroque Cycle will be published by William Morrow at six-month intervals.