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Children’s Literature & Fairy Tales

Beautiful Children’s Books Links below to the illustrated bibliographies of stunning fairy tale collections, fascinating folk lore, and beautiful children’s book series. Folio Society Rainbow Fairy Books Written by Andrew Lang, illustrated by a range of contemporary illustrators. A guide to the Folio Society’s fantastic complete Fairy Book collection. Decoratively 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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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…

Folio Society’s “Cherished Tales” series of Limited Editions

Today’s post and video are on the Folio Society’s limited edition series of Cherished Tales. So far six have been released in this series and I cover four in depth in the video. Wind in the Willows LE with solander box Wind in the Willows Signed Etching Advertising letter ‘from Read more…

East of the Sun, West of the Moon: A Taschen vs Folio Society Comparison

Taschen Edition Folio Society Calla Editions For this post I’ll be focusing on a comparison between two of the loveliest editions of East of the Sun, West of the Moon with Kay Nielsen’s incomparable illustrations. I think these are some of the most exquisite illustrations in children’s literature of all time. First Read more…

Charles van Sandwyk’s Delightful Private Press Fairy Books

Charles van Sandwyk is a Vancouver artist, whose drawings and watercolours are reminiscent of the Golden Age of illustrators. He has illustrated several books for the Folio Society, and is also the author of numerous hand-made and private press books. The video link above looks at a sample of his Read more…

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