Pride and prejudiceby jane austen (thornwillow press, $95 for half-leather version)
Clothbound hardbacks of jane austen novels are easy to come by. not very this version of pride and prejudice the unique austen described as her own darling youngster which was made using early victorian methods. through the historically accurate moss-green colour on fabric and cloth bindings, this really is as close as you can to the book that might have sat on austens very own shelf. (offered only for us visitors for delivery eventually for christmas.)
I'm sure why the caged bird singsby maya angelou (folio society, 39.95). illustrated by shabazz larkin, with an introduction by tayari jones
Maya angelous groundbreaking 1969 memoir i know why the caged bird sings is because of the complete folio community therapy inside version. believe vivid, full-of-life pictures by the american artist shabazz larkin, an introduction by award-winning copywriter tayari jones (for the much celebrated book an american relationship), and a cloth-bound green address. on illustrating this version, larkin stated: it was very important to myself to not ignore the devastation, and to demonstrate the beauty of what it looks always get over it.
I'm redby orhan pamuk (faber, 100)
Murder mystery mavens can get a thrill out of this illustrated, finalized and limited version of i am red, a philosophical tale of intrigue occur istanbul under the ottoman empire by nobel prize-winning novelist orhan pamuk. this edition from fabers members range (which you yourself can join free of charge) is bound by hand, and features printed panels, foil-blocking, matte lamination and nine full-colour plates of contemporary paintings.
Barack obama: speechesby barack obama (simon & schuster, 18.99)
Few could doubt that barack obama is a master speech-giver of your time. this canterbury classics collection of the former presidents speeches of hope and alter from the pre-presidential oratory to his farewell target enables admirers to pore over their rhetorical flourishes in gilt edged, leather-bound design.
A christmas time catastrophe into the enchanted audley end woodsby amanda neville and emma neville (13.99)
From the family members who run the audley end miniature railway in essex comes this enchanting illustrated childrens guide, which tells the storyline of a naughty elf, elvin, who inadvertently gets father christmass sleigh stuck beneath the railway track. the book comes filled with original pictures from british artist philip shaw, and a trinket through the tale: a golden bell concealed in a red velvet pouch.
Jurassic parkby michael crichton, illustrated by vector that fox (folio community, 39.95)
It is three decades since michael crichtons sci-fi adventure jurassic park was first posted, and became an immediate bestseller. this version marks the event with a totally illustrated tome by the artist vector that fox, filled with retro recreations of period computer pictures and a scaly dinosaur skin slipcase.
Last but not least....
Virus classicsby jolyon fenwick (from 200 to 3,500)
No, these arent actual books, but an accumulation of 21 sculptures and images of canonical titles: ovids metamorphoses, not even close to the madding crowd, an inspector calls, waiting around for godot while not as you know all of them. singer jolyon fenwick features reimagined the games, providing them with topical twists: covids metamorphoses, at the very least 2 metres from the madding crowd, a quarantine inspector calls, awaiting ocado record continues. sculptures take the as a type of spoof amounts mimicking the scale and magnificence of this penguin english library versions.