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Penguin Galaxy – Hardback Science Fiction Set – Illustrated Bibliography

In October 2016, Penguin released their Galaxy Series – including six of their greatest masterworks of science fiction and fantasy, curated by Neil Gaiman. Each volume features bright, bold “bare boards” naked hardcover designs with titles in stylized, embossed gold leaf type. The series was curated by crowd favourite Neil Read more…

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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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Illustrators and Authors

Charles van Sandwyk Janet & Anne Grahame Johnstone Errol le Cain Johan Egerkrans Tom Adams Angus McBride Sybille Schenker Golden Age Classics Ola Cohn Coming soon… Ruth Manning Sanders Trina Schart Hyman

Fantasy & Science Fiction

Good Omens Good Omens – The Occult Edition A review of the Occult edition of Good Omens, and several other illustrated editions of this Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman classic novel. Penguin Galaxy editions Curated Science Fiction Masterworks Six of Penguin’s greatest masterworks of science fiction and fantasy, curated by 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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Illustrated Bibliographies

Children’s Books & Fairy Tales Fairy tale and folklore collections, beautiful modern children’s classics, stunning vintage children’s literature collections, and illustrated bibliographies of some amazing artists. Click through to view… Fantasy & Science Fiction Leatherbound masterpieces of science fiction and fantasy, modern clothbound editions, and vintage classic collections. Click through to view… Read more…

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Muller’s World Fairy Tales – The Complete List, Illustrated

A new page in my list of illustrated bibliographies has been added. The Frederick Muller’s World Fairy Tales Collections (also known as the ‘Folk and Fairy Tales’ series) were published between the late 1950s to the early 1970s. The books contain some lovely tales from countries all around the world, Read more…

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