In Memory of Steve Jobs (1955-2011)
†5 October 2011
Lost faith, went to law school, then to Japan, became a Buddhist, blah, blah, blah. Read more?
Why the Love of Books?
Only in books has mankind known perfect truth, love and beauty.
George Bernard Shaw
A little library, growing larger every year, is an honourable part of a man's history. It is a man's duty to have books. A library is not a luxury, but one of the necessaries of life.
Henry Ward Beecher
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The Adventures of Tintin
The Black Island
Tony Blair - A Journey.
Bret Easton Ellis - American Psycho.
Vintage Books, NY (1991)
Ernest Hemingway - Hemingway Short Stories.
The Folio Society, London (1986)
Category Archives: Fine Edition
The Folio Society are offering some new books for this Christmas with some offered at a discount of 20% (I believe only for members). The Christmas Catalogue contains a mix of newly published books, books published last year and a … Continue reading
These are good times to be a member of The Folio Society. I am quite happy that the Production Director on the Limited Editions Programme, Mr Joe Whitlock Blundell has started a blog discussing future limited editions and their progress … Continue reading
Next year, marks the bicentenary of Charles Dickens’ birth–February 7th, 1812, and we’re joining in for the fun to celebrate ye olde Dickens’ 200th birthday. There is a website up marking the celebration: Dickens 2012, which explains that: Dickens 2012 is … Continue reading
A new limited edition—Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift. The Folio Society—Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World, in Four Parts, purports to be the account of a voyage by a surgeon and captain, Lemuel Gulliver. In fact, this biting … Continue reading
Gotta love the Eames Chair and Ottoman! And if I am not mistaken that’s either Franklin Library (Maybe Signed 60) or Easton Press leather-bound books in the bookshelf on the right. Architectural Digest: Architect Margaret Griffin, in collaboration with architect … Continue reading
esterday, I wrote about the Folio Society announcing their new publishing year 2011-2012 with an array of 26 amazing new books. As part of this years renewal, the following renewal offer or free gift, i.e., FS’s way of saying: “Our thank you … Continue reading
ou might have noticed that I am big fan of Rockwell Kent (1882 – 1971). Actually I justified joining the London based fine book publisher Folio Society to acquire their limited edition publication of Herman Melville’s Moby Dick, illustrated by Rockwell … Continue reading
Just as you thought that it does not get any better than this the FS bring out five new books for the new year 2011. FS are on a roll here. In order of appearance above: The Wonderful Wizard of … Continue reading
Publication date: October 2010 Special edition, limited to 1,000 copies Vellum quarter-binding, spine blocked in 22 carat gold, vellum tips. Front board blocked in four shades of foil 16 coloured wood engravings tipped into the book Numerous engraved tail-pieces Limitation … Continue reading
I just ordered the 2 volume set of Joseph-Francois Michaud’s History of the Crusades, illustrated by Gustave Doré, a Deluxe Limited Edition by Easton Press, limited to 600 copies. This is from the EP website: