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)
Tag Archives: Folio Society
he Folio Society has just updated their website for the new membership year: Prospectus 2012-2013. They are going to publish 23 new amazing titles in August 2012 and November 2012; following the in the same publishing schedule as last year, I suspect that we will see … Continue reading
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
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
he Folio Society has just updated their website for the new Prospectus 2011-2012. They are going to publish 26 new amazing titles in a slight different publishing schedule: August 2011, November 2011, December 2011, and January 2012. This bold change from the … Continue reading
I have been extremely busy with work and numerous other things that have kept me away from my blog—so here is an update for the last couple of months: The Folio Society, has published some more books for 2011 with … 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