Davis preorder information just went up on the folio society site for this exciting edition of victor hugos novel of the sea. Here we have the gorgeous folio society edition of the adventures of the famous captain nemo and his extraordinaire submarine nautilus. If bookshelves could talk, what would they ask to be filled with. This is copy 904 of only 1250 copies for sale and comes with a custom clamshell case, top edge gilding and a ribbon page marker. There are 2 key restored chapters in the famous edition book which may or may not be in the 1888 version or folio book. This organization is half publisher, half book club as it has members and was founded in 1947 on the principle that books should be beautiful to the eye as well as captivating to the mind. The worlds most extensive selection of beautifully illustrated books. Folio society books for sale lord of the rings books trilogy in case by folio society hardback. Sherlock holmes complete stories, folio society abebooks. Toilers of the sea folio society devotees librarything. While he was writing his great novel hugo had drawn and painted incessantly. Page 29 but it is just those books which a man possesses, but does not read, which constitute the most suspicious evidence against him. The toilers of the sea is probably his next best known, and though less great than those immortal works, is another masterpiece.
The folio society s edition of the toilers of the sea has now sold out. The book is dedicated to the island of guernsey, where hugo spent 15 years. Buy online, view images and see past prices for folio society. It produces illustrated hardback editions of classic fiction and nonfiction books, poetry and childrens titles. When hugo finished the manuscript of the toilers of the sea he took it into st peter port and asked his bookbinder to bind in 36 of his illustrations and paintings. The folio society edition of the norton facsimile the first folio of shakespeare. Samuel johnsons dictionary folio society huge books. Toilers of the sea, volume 2 victor hugo full view 1866. Thick quarto, xxviii, 446 pages with 36 colour illustrations by the author. Folio society for sale antiquarian collectible books. Setting mythical, romantic, and social themes against a backdrop of memorable descriptions, the toilers of the sea is a novel of epic proportions, brought to light in a new signet classic edition. I have further questions about both ep dle and fs toilers of the sea especially after viewing a 1911 version compared to the easton press famous edition book which i have. Illustrated with victor hugos original wash ink illustrations.
The book illustration competition 2020 announces winner. Victor hugo the toilers of the sea limited folio society edition in clamshell. Signed, folio society abebooks shop for books, art. The fs le toilers of the sea with for the first time the full original illustrations should over time face more demand than can be supplied by its maximum run of 1250 copies. Folio society limited edition with handwritten and.
The toilers of the sea folio society limited edition folios, society. Huge folio society unboxing book haul bookcravings. Toilers of the sea easton press collectors librarything. A history of england complete set of the 12volume folio. You can own a truly beautiful copy of the folio society s edition of victor hugos toilers of the sea. We also buy a large range of modern first editions, including fiction, art, photography and antiquarian volumes. Founded in london in 1947, the folio society publishes carefully crafted editions of the worlds finest literature. The toilers of the sea folio society limited edition by victor hugo. Toilers of the sea by victor hugo free at loyal books. Page 29 but it is just those books which a man possesses, but does not read, which constitute the most suspicious evidence. Folio society first edition sellersupplied images abebooks. The toilers of the sea the clear vue publishing company ltd.
Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. The toilers of the sea, transed james hogarth, london, the folio society, 2014 1250, 1st folio society edition, numbered, original indian goatskin backed decorative boards, original solander box. For further information, please click here or email us. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. Would they love to be weighed down with the words of shakespeare, proudly hold up tales of human achievement, or display prose that nurtures the soul. We recommend to leave the cut out signature in the provided acid free see through plastic protector, or to tip it in on the halftitle page, ffep or limitation page as pictured.
Folio society limited editions index the hcbooksonline blog is your primary source for a complete listing of folio society limited editions from the first one published in 1976 to the latest ones. Beautifully illustrated hardcover books folio society. A history of england complete set of the 12volume folio society series volumes i xii eisenhower, john s. Folio society limited edition with handwritten and signed. Published by the folio society posted on january 24, 2014 by j. The book is dedicated to the island of guernsey, where hugo spent 15 years in exile.
Jul 10, 2011 the toilers of the sea by victor hugo. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. The toilers of the sea tells of the reclusive guernsey fisherman gilliatt, who salvages the engines of a wrecked ship by performing great feats of engineering, matching wits with sea and storm, and doing battle with a great sea. Victor hugos les miserables and the hunchback of notre dame are two of the most famous books ever, but his other novels are obscure in english. The toilers of the sea limited edition victor hugos novel presented with all his wash ink illustrations. Would they love to be weighed down with the words of shakespeare, proudly. Folio society the toilers of the sea limited edition victor hugo 2014. Appears in books from 18661997 page 70 reverie, which is thought in its nebulous state, borders closely upon the land of sleep, by which it is bounded as by a natural frontier. The middle sea a history of the mediterranean sea two volume set in slipcase by the folio society. Folio society books for sale in uk view 41 bargains. Unfollow toilers of the sea to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. The folio society is a ukbased publisher of hardbacks only and their books are beautiful. Take a look through our popular categories to find a different edition that you can treasure. Standing like an island amid the sea of cheap mass produced paperbacks and formulaic new releases, is the folio society.
Queen mary atlas folio society huge book with case 23 tall. Folio society to publish toilers of the sea extraordinary. Folio society s tremendous production of the surinam album with 91 watercolour facsimiles from the maria sibylla merian collection in the british museum. The rubaiyat of omar khayyam edward fitzgerald folio society limited edn. Over 30 revolutionary super heroes await you, including spiderman, the avengers and doctor strange. Setting mythical, romantic, and social themes against a backdrop of memorable descriptions, the toilers of the sea. Davis i dedicate this book to the rock of hospitality and liberty, to that nook of ancient norman soil where dwells the noble little race of the sea, to the isle of guernsey, severe yet gentle. Along with folio society books we buy easton press and franklin library and a number of other similar publishers such as first edition library.
Hence their market value should increase over time if they are carefully looked after. Hugo, victor the toilers of the sea limited edition item 124538 published in london by folio society. The toilers of the sea, by victor hugo, limited edition, 2014, numerous monochrome illustrations, publishers original quarter morocco in book box, 4to. Victor hugo 2014 toilers of the sea, signed limited folio society edition. Sorry but the edition you are looking for is now out of stock. They also have an archive function a bit tucked back in their website and harder to find. A folio book is a unique object, one in which typography, illustration, paper, and printing and binding techniques all play a part in creating a harmonious whole.
Folio society books, other fine bindings and top quality nonfiction visit the ardis. Beautifully crafted, imaginative editions of the worlds great works of fiction and nonfiction, folio society books offer a rich literary experience to readers of all ages. The toilers of the sea, by victor hugo, limited edition, 2014, numerous monochrome illustrations, publishers original quarter morocco in book box, 4to, limited edition 531250 qty. Book plate of robert bassett on inside of front cover. When hugo finished the manuscript of the toilers of the sea he took it into st. Beautiful and large scale edition of toilers of the sea published by george routledge and sons.
The silver age 19601970 marks the second chapter in the folio societys collaboration with marvel comics. The toilers of the sea victor hugo folio society 2014 limited edn. You need to be registered and approved to bid at this auction. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at. Invaluable is the worlds largest marketplace for art, antiques, and. In 1855, fleeing political persecution, victor hugo found sanctuary on the isle of guernsey, among the most historic and picturesque of the channel islands. London, folio society, 2014 first thus 1866 in the original french. The toilers of the sea, by victor hugo, limited edition, 2014. The lord of the rings 3 volumes with slipcase folio society by j r r tolkien. Preorder information just went up on the folio society site for this exciting edition of victor hugos novel of the sea. A natural history of the palette by victoria finlay, the tomb of tutankhamen. I hope you enjoy this folio society unboxing book haul.
The folio society book of the 100 greatest paintings. Presenting folio society in stock and ready for shipping now. At its inception, the folio society operated as a membershipbased organisation. Victor hugo 2014 toilers of the sea, folio society limited edition this being no. Victor hugo 2014 toilers of the sea, signed limited. The toilers of the sea folio society limited edition. Signed, folio society abebooks abebooks shop for books. They publish illustrated editions of classics of fiction and non fiction. The toilers of the sea victor hugo folio society 2014.
Invaluable is the worlds largest marketplace for art, antiques, and collectibles. The legends and lore of the islands sparked hugos imagination, resulting in one of his most unusual works. Over 30 revolutionary super heroes await you, including spiderman, the. Well, theres this publisher that goes above and beyond when it comes to making desirable books. The folio societys edition of the toilers of the sea has now sold out. Can she outclass the killer before an innocent person takes the fall. The adventures, the memoirs, the return, his last bow, the case book. This is copy 904 of only 1250 copies for sale and comes with a custom clamshell case, top edge. I am delighted to be able to announce, that such has been the response to our campaign to persuade the folio society to publish a definitive edition of the toilers of the sea, that they have decided to go ahead and the book. Twenty thousand leagues under seas jules verne folio. I went a little crazy on the folio society new year sale. Quarter indian goatskin and colour pictorial cloth.
The silver age 19601970 marks the second chapter in the folio society s collaboration with marvel comics. The shining signed by stephen king folio society sealed gift cloth hardback. The toilers of the sea by victor hugo, first edition. I am delighted to be able to announce, that such has been the response to our campaign to persuade the folio society to publish a definitive edition of the toilers of the sea, that they have decided to go ahead and the book is now in production. Full cream goatskin by smith settle after an original design on a copy bound by t. The folio society is a privately owned londonbased publisher, founded by charles ede in 1947 and incorporated in 1971.1391 1343 1420 905 723 1311 1429 1146 1021 152 647 1299 1077 1056 903 612 129 780 1419 837 593 4 1542 586 111 784 1001 1486 847 312 420 1023 960 695 1179 1230 1159 468 1042 370 696 1005 1475 414 214 76