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Cased Classics by Peter Owen

Introduction Peter Owen publishers have come out with an interesting series of novels which feature artwork from contemporary British artists printed paper-over-board beneath elegant die-cut jackets. I love that this collection features international classics, which is refreshing for a set of beautiful gift editions. Each volume is bound with printed endpapers, head Read more…

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Sterling Signature Shakespeare

This illustrated bibliography features several large hardcovers that include the full text of each Shakespeare play, along with notes, commentary and scholarly essays. They are beautifully illustrated with laser-cut paper designs, but they are consequently quite delicate and require careful handling. Some internal illustrations are provided below, and the full list with Read more…

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Mr Boddington’s Penguin Classics

Introduction Mr Boddington’s Studio is a luxury stationer from Manhattan, where skilled artisans jacketed premium cotton stock in vintage-y, custom artwork to create this gorgeous series of classic fiction for Penguin. In addition to the beautiful covers, they have added a ribbon marker, deckle-edged pages and coloured endpapers.  These beautiful editions Read more…

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Classic Fiction

Beautiful Classic Sets to Decorate your Shelves Sterling Signature Shakespeare Stunning die-cut illustrations Selected Shakespeare plays with stunning die-cut illustrations. First released 2012. Mr Boddington’s Classics Classic Penguin novels Vintage collection of classic authors with pretty covers. First released 2013. Rockport’s Illustrated Classics Contemporary illustrations for classic novels A library Read more…

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