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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The Worldly Apple | An ode to the British orchard

Posted on 24/10/2014

This article first appeared in the Folio magazine’s Autumn 2014 issue. Sue Clifford and Angela King, founders of Common Ground, celebrate the history and variety of the apple in Britain. How did it ha …

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The Worldly Apple | An ode to the British orchard

Posted on 24/10/2014

This article first appeared in the Folio magazine’s Autumn 2014 issue. Sue Clifford and Angela King, founders of Common Ground, celebrate the history and variety of the apple in Britain. How did it ha …

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Illusive Treasure | Illustrating Treasure Island

Posted on 22/10/2014

Sterling Hundley, illustrator of The Folio Society’s new edition of Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson, recounts the perils of creating new artwork for a novel with a rich illustrative history. …

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Illusive Treasure | Illustrating Treasure Island

Posted on 22/10/2014

Sterling Hundley, illustrator of The Folio Society’s new edition of Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson, recounts the perils of creating new artwork for a novel with a rich illustrative history. …

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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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