This Folio Life: How we crafted Utamaro’s blind blocking

Posted on 04/07/2019

One of the many challenges the Production team faced when undertaking to reproduce Kitagawa Utamaro’s Studies from Nature was how to recreate in our facsimile the texture of the relief printing, which …

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This Folio Life: Designing Sophie’s World

Posted on 28/05/2019

When Charlotte Tate, Folio’s designer, and Sophie Lewis, editor for Folio’s edition of Sophie’s World, began to consider how we could publish this work, they looked hard at how author Jostein Gaarder …

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Press Release: The Book of the New Sun

Posted on 23/05/2019

The Book of the New Sun Gene Wolfe Introduced by Neil Gaiman Illustrated by Sam Weber ‘A masterpiece. Gene Wolfe is a wizard, a torturer, frightening, delightful. Beware! This is magic stuff!’ ursula …

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Press Release: Italian Folktales

Posted on 01/05/2019

Italian Folktales Compiled, edited and introduced by Italo Calvin Preface by Guillermo del Toro Illustrated by Gérard DuBois Translated by George Martin ‘The book is, I think, impossible to recommend …

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Press Release: Sophie’s World

Posted on 01/05/2019

Sophie’s World Jostein Gaarder Preface by the author Illustrated by Sandra Rilova Translated by Paulette Møller ‘Not until this special edition of Sophie’s World by The Folio Society does the written …

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Press Release: The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

Posted on 01/05/2019

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd Agatha Christie Introduced by Sophie Hannah Illustrated by Andrew Davidson ‘Makes breathless reading from first to the unexpected last’ The Observer Proclaimed by the Crime …

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