Stevens Pass Book. Going…Going…

Never thought I’d be complaining about signing the last 500 in a series of 2500 limited-edition books, but here I’m eating crow. Cody pulled together the funny little timelapse above, highlighting yours truly signing my last and final palette of Stevens Pass books at the warehouse. Can you say hand cramps? Big thanks to those of you who already nabbed a copy of my limited edition, self-published coffee table book in time for the holidays.

11×11 inches, 120 pages, hardback, $35. Earlier post here.

Just got word today that we’ve already plowed through close to 2000 of the edition of 2500 in the seven short weeks that they’ve been on sale. And also, just got word from Chris, the Director of Marketing at Stevens Pass that – for some cool but inexplicable reason – he’ll throw in 2 night skiing passes each for the next 50 people who buy the book.

Huh? That’s about $80 worth of lift tickets for buying a $35 book. Chris is a bad business person.

Oh well, it’s his money. So I guess that’s the deal. The next 50 people to throw down for the book will have the option of receiving two night skiing passes valid all year at Stevens Pass. Here’s how it works. If you buy the book here, and follow up by sending us an email to info at chasejarvis dot com with your name and address and “lift tickets” in the subject line, we’ll match your book sale with this email and mail you the lift passes immediately.

[Update: thanks for those out of towners who have asked to donate your tickets...SO generous. As such, we'll be donating them to the Seattle Public Schools family support coordinators who will, in turn, find families in need and arrange for creating an opportunity to experience the outdoors free of charge... ]

Signed copies available at our micro-site here. If you’re a Seattle-ite they’re also available (unsigned) at all local area ski and snowboard shops, REI, as well as all the cool (read: non big box) retail book shops.

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64 Responses to Stevens Pass Book. Going…Going…

  1. Bertrand December 10, 2008 at 11:22 pm #

    Ah ah! Beautiful performance!

  2. Michael Hurcomb December 10, 2008 at 11:33 pm #

    I got a copy of this book when it first came out (only 7 weeks ago -wow that went by fast) and I really, really like it. Fantastic photos and a great looking book. Don’t wait thinking you’ll pick one up soon. Get it now before they’re gone. You’ll love it!

  3. Shelby White December 10, 2008 at 11:59 pm #

    Wow, I’ve never seen someone autograph a few hundred books that quickly.

    Glad I snagged one.

    Any new events coming up?

  4. Ellis December 11, 2008 at 12:55 am #

    Mmmm…inspiring images in the book. It makes me want to haul my camera up to the snow this season. Unfortunately, it’s been a bit dry here in Northern California.

  5. Michael Asgian December 11, 2008 at 1:22 am #

    This is a fabulous book. Already got it a month ago. Love it!

  6. shashank December 11, 2008 at 3:39 am #

    Got my copy early last month. Really cool book. You can see it here

    http://512×512.com/chase-jarvis-and-lone-leaf-diptych.htm

  7. timothy lusk December 11, 2008 at 9:09 am #

    This is a beautiful book and I can’t wait to own a copy myself. ;-)

    You’ve done a great job, Chase. Keep it going!

  8. Austin December 11, 2008 at 9:53 am #

    Sorry for posting an unrelated comment In this thread…
    Chase, you posted some GREAT info on how you protect your copyright for still images. Any chance you’d give us some info on how you protect your motion assets?

  9. Dan December 11, 2008 at 9:54 am #

    I’d like to buy from your microsite, but it’s not https. I’m not comfortable sending my info not encrypted…

  10. Will December 11, 2008 at 10:45 am #

    Brent Amaker t-shirt & a cowboy shirt on Chase- didn't know y'all were rednecks!

    Congrats on the brisk sales, I love mine. Interesting that you have it open to the page with the skier in green- that is my fave photo. I first noticed it in the slideshow….

  11. Richard Cave December 11, 2008 at 10:46 am #

    “got blisters on my fingers” stroke of genius!

    missed out on getting a copy doh!

  12. Chase Jarvis December 11, 2008 at 3:51 pm #

    @ Dan: any payment/credit card info is handled thru paypal checkout which is encrypted and 100% secure. If you have any other concerns, feel free to call the studio at 206-633-6700 and we’ll handle your sale via telephone.

  13. Anonymous December 14, 2008 at 4:22 pm #

    “got blisters on my fingers” is from Ringo Star, no?

  14. Bertrand December 15, 2008 at 11:41 am #

    Hi Chase. How to make to order for Belgium?

  15. sarah rhoads December 15, 2008 at 2:54 pm #

    holy cow that is a heck of a lot of signing. this is going to make a killer christmas gift for someone special

  16. Dartanyon Race December 15, 2008 at 4:35 pm #

    @Bertrand You can just go to the site, and place an order. Belgium is one of the countries in the drop down list.

  17. Carlton Wade December 16, 2008 at 2:18 am #

    Chase, I sent an email to info@ (and I copied Cody) about Songs for Eating and Drinking. Can you check your spam and junk? It’s neither.

    Thanks,
    cw

  18. Bertrand December 16, 2008 at 10:48 am #

    @Dartanyon Race : Many thx!

  19. Anonymous December 17, 2008 at 6:29 pm #

    That was an entire pallet of books!

  20. Anonymous December 18, 2008 at 3:59 pm #

    Got mine and it’s SIGNED. Yeaaah. Thank you for putting your hand through all that. (Shooting hand!) We really appreciate receiving an autograph too…

  21. William December 29, 2008 at 5:42 pm #

    Received my copy as a Christmas gift, thank you for taking the time to sign them.

    I especially liked your thoughts on what the book might serve, or not serve to the owner. I can tell you that it serves as inspiration to me, to take better photographs, to get out there and pursue my dream.

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    David, you do not receive copies of the previous letters. As the letters go forward that quantity could possibly be in the hundreds. But if there’s a particular letter send us an email and maybe we can figure something out.

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