Book Illustration Competition: Paul Cox

Posted on 05/01/2017

Paul Cox talks about the impact of the competition on his career as an illustrator. “The Folio Society originally ran a competition within the Royal College of Art illustration department. The annual …

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Tuesday, 4th October 2016

Posted on 23/11/2016

Last week I drove with my colleague Christine to Bayeux, with the prototype of our new edition of The Bayeux Tapestry loaded in the back of the car. As those who read my earlier blog posts will rememb …

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Friday, 19th February 2016

Posted on 19/02/2016

I spent much of the week before last in airports and railway stations. First destination was Stuttgart, where I press-passed the illustrations for H. G. Wells’s The Door in the Wall. Given the huge co …

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Friday, 8th January 2016

Posted on 08/01/2016

It has been a momentous week, with one major project finally coming to an end, and another getting under weigh. Just before Christmas, this imposing crate was delivered by a specialist fine art shippe …

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Thursday, 29 October 2015

Posted on 29/10/2015

A few weeks ago I went to Bayeux for the first time. Culinary considerations aside, the main objective was of course the Tapestry, and I was bowled over. The sheer length (70 metres is really very lon …

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Press Release: Atonement

Posted on 06/02/2017

Atonement Ian McEwan   Introduced by Adam Begley Illustrated by Tina Berning ‘A beautiful and majestic fictional panorama’ john updike The Folio Society is proud to announce the publication of the fir …

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Press Release: The Bull from the Sea

Posted on 06/02/2017

The Bull from the Sea Mary Renault Illustrated by Geoff Grandfield ‘Mary Renault is a shining light to both historical novelists and their readers … She leads us through an alien landscape that moves …

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Press Release: The Gastronomical Me

Posted on 06/02/2017

The Gastronomical Me  M. F. K. Fisher Introduced by Ruth Reichl ‘In a properly run culture, Mary Frances Kennedy Fisher would be recognized as one of the great writers this country has produced in thi …

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Press Release: The Prince in Splendour

Posted on 06/02/2017

The Prince in Splendour Court Festivals of Medieval Europe Richard Barber With a Preface by the author ‘He has an original eye and an elegant pen’ literary review Published exclusively by The Folio So …

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