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…

Folio Society ‘Classic’ Fairy Tale Collection

  This video reviews what I would call a ‘loose’ collection of classic fairy tales by the Folio Society. The books were not officially released as part of a collection, but the size and binding designs are complementary, and most of the works are facsimiles of volumes that were released Read more…

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