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: Limited Edition
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
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
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
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
Edition of 1,000, hand-numbered on a special limitation page in both volumes. 2 magnificent volumes measuring 20″ x 13 ¾” Bound in full canvas cloth printed silkscreen in black and gold. Designs by Neil Gower derived from Roberts’s originals. Gilded … Continue reading