Odes of Horace, The Folio Society Limited Edition

{Ed. Note:  Thanks to Books and Vines contributor Dlphcorcl for the photo’s in this article.} The Folio Society (TFS) has always impressed me with their ‘standard’ publications. Usually in the $40-80 range, with a focus on classics old and new, FS books are produced in a manner much more thoughtful, creative and lasting than typical non-fine press trade books. However, it is their Limited Editions (LE) which are of emerging interest … Continue reading Odes of Horace, The Folio Society Limited Edition

A Review of The Consolation of Philosophy, by Boethius, Folio Society

{Ed Note: Information and pictures about this outstanding specific edition by Folio Society follows the review, so if your interest is limited to that, scroll down.} Consolation of Philosophy (Consolatio Philosophiae), written by Boethius around 524, is considered one of the most important works on Medieval and early Renaissance Christianity.  Through the end of the Middle Ages, this work was the most widely copied work of secular literature in Europe, … Continue reading A Review of The Consolation of Philosophy, by Boethius, Folio Society

Night Thoughts, by Edward Young, Illustrations by William Blake, Folio Society Limited Edition

{Ed. Note:  Thanks to LibraryThing user Virion for sending me the pictures and colophon information below.  I have always been very interested in this Limited Edition from Folio Society, it is great to see so many pictures of it.} Folio Society (FS) produces some pretty spectacular books, especially their Limited Edition’s. Night Thoughts must rank up there as one of FS’s best editions ever produced. Fans of … Continue reading Night Thoughts, by Edward Young, Illustrations by William Blake, Folio Society Limited Edition