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The Folio Society’s Agatha Christie Books

The Railway Mysteries, 1990 Agatha Christie is considered one of the world’s top selling novelists, with somewhere between 2 and 4 billion copies of her works having been sold to date. However, the first Folio Society publishing foray into Christie’s work was only in 1990, when they released a two-volume Read more…

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Collecting Charles van Sandwyk

New collector’s guide to Charles van Sandwyk released I’ve been collecting Charles van Sandwyk’s delightful handmade artist books for many years, and I’m thrilled to announce that I just finished putting together a guide that I hope will help other collectors of his work. The annotated bibliography is illustrated and Read more…

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Spit, Spot, A Mary Poppins Comparison

Todays article is all about Mary Poppins. I’ll be reviewing some of the most beautiful editions of the books, and will also share a little trivia and discuss some of the differences between the books and the movies. Author Pamela Lyndon Travers was born Helen Lyndon Goff in 1899 in Read more…

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Zahhak: The Legend of the Serpent King – Stunning Pop-up Book

Zahhak: The Legend of the Serpent King by Ferdowsi Paper engineering:  Simon Arizpe | Illustrator: Hamid Rahmanian Publication: Fantagraphics 2018 ► Where to buy: Book Depository or Amazon (US) About the book: This gorgeous pop-up book is based on the incredible illustrated Shahnameh that I reviewed earlier, Ahmad Sadri’s translation of the 1000 year old epic Read more…

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Shahnameh: The Stunning Epic of the Persian Kings

Shahnameh: The Epic of the Persian Kings by Ferdowsi Publication: 2nd “black box” edition, WW Norton & Co | 2017 Other authors: Translated by Ahmad Sadri, Illustrated by Hamid Rahmanian, Foreword by Sheila Canby. Where to buy: ► Cheapest options @ Book Depository or Amazon (US). ► A signed version is also available Read more…

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Illustrated Edition of Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief

Illustrator: John Rocco Publication: 2018 | In Print Where to buy: Percy Jackson & the Lightning Thief Illustrated Edition @ Book Depository or @ Amazon US. Welcome to this overview of the gorgeous deluxe illustrated edition of the first book in Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson series, “The Lightning Thief” – full Read more…

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MinaLima’s Interactive Illustrated Classics Series

Miraphora Mina and Eduardo Lima are the graphic design duo affectionately known as MinaLima. Best known for their design work on the Harry Potter franchise, they have also committed to producing a 12 volume series of interactive children’s classics in conjunction with Harper Design, and five of these volumes have Read more…