Bob Dylan followers have been provided refunds after publishers of the star’s new e-book admitted “hand-signed” copies truly featured a printed duplicate of his autograph.
The music legend’s new tome ‘The Philosophy of Fashionable Music’ was launched on November 1 and Dylan devotees got the prospect to purchase $600 copies that includes his signature with 900 of the restricted editions being made accessible to buy – nonetheless, some followers complained that they weren’t satisfied by the authenticity of the star’s scrawl.
Now bosses at publishing firm Simon and Schuster have acknowledged the blunder and provided refunds. In a press release posted on Twitter, they defined: “To those that bought the ‘Philosophy of Fashionable Music’ restricted version, we need to apologise. Because it seems, the restricted version books do include Bob’s authentic signature, however in a penned duplicate type. We’re addressing this data by offering every purchaser with an instantaneous refund.”
It has been instructed the autographs featured within the e-book had been signed utilizing “autopen” – a machine which is ready to reproduce an actual signature with a pen with out the writer having to signal any copies himself – with many followers claiming a number of totally different variations of the singer’s autograph had been used.
A tweet beforehand posted on Bob’s official Twitter web page had instructed the people star had signed all of the books himself.
It learn: “Every particular person copy of the restricted signed version of Bob Dylan’s The Philosophy of Fashionable Music was personally signed by the writer and is accompanied by a letter of authenticity from the writer of Simon and Schuster.”