This Folio Life: Recreating one of literature’s most imaginative books

Posted on 04/06/2020

In our latest blog we explore an ancient bookmaking technique that ensured our limited edition The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman was a truly authentic tribute to the original novel. …

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This Folio Life: Larkin about with photography

Posted on 20/05/2020

Our edition of the collected poems of Philip Larkin features a striking geometric binding design from London printmaker Richard Peacock. In this blog, Richard explains how he revisited Larkin’s poetry …

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Press Release: V&A Illustration Awards

Posted on 03/04/2020

Two editions from The Folio Society shortlisted in the Book Illustration category at the 2020 V&A Illustration Awards. The V&A have announced that Sandra Rilova and James E. Ransome have been …

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Press Release: The Hornblower Set 3

Posted on 11/03/2020

The Hornblower Set 3: Admiral Hornblower The Commodore, Lord Hornblower, Hornblower in the West Indies C. S. Forester Introduced by Bernard Cornwell Illustrated by Joe McLaren ‘I recommend Forester to …

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Press Release: Mystery Train

Posted on 11/03/2020

Mystery Train Images of America in Rock ’n’ Roll Music Greil Marcus ‘When The Folio Society showed me what they’d come up with for a new, illustrated edition, it was a shock of recognition, and precis …

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