Month: October 2014

Library Stories | James Howland Beers

Posted on 30/10/2014

In Library Stories we investigate the tales behind your book collections and book rooms, visiting the homes of Folio members, collectors and enthusiasts from around the world. If you have a Library St …

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Library Stories | James Howland Beers

Posted on 30/10/2014

In Library Stories we investigate the tales behind your book collections and book rooms, visiting the homes of Folio members, collectors and enthusiasts from around the world. If you have a Library St …

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Tuesday, 28 October 2014

Posted on 28/10/2014

Next year is a big year for centenaries, several of which we are commemorating with new books. Rupert Brooke died in 1915, on a troopship in the Mediterranean, and we are marking the occasion with a l …

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Ewan Clayton on illustrating In Parenthesis

Posted on 06/10/2014

Ewan Clayton. (© Geoffrey Morgan, with permission of the David Jones Estate) When I began to work on my illustrations for David Jones’s In Parenthesis I was acutely aware that I was treading on hallow …

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Clare Mulley on Hide and Seek

Posted on 01/10/2014

This month The Folio Society republished one of the great memoirs of the Second World War: Xan Fielding’s Hide and Seek. Described by Antony Beevor as, ‘one of the great modern books not just of the C …

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