VIE books were published in two styles, 'Readers', with leather spine, and
full-leather 'Deluxe'. Readers subscription were initially $1,250, later
augmented to $1,500; Deluxe subscription was $3000. VIE books used Amiante,
a custom font created specially for Vance's prose.
For book format and typography, see newsletter index to
Format and Typography.
For textual restoration, see newsletter index to
For project history, see newsletter index The VIE.
The VIE book set includes 44 volumes.
About this structure:
Cosmopolis#10: '44 Volume Plan', p1.
Regarding VIE book design and fabrication:
Cosmopolis#62: 'A Concourse of VIE
More VIE book images: Extant#6,