White's Books Fine Editions

White's Books Fine Editions



Apartment Therapy introduced me yesterday to these beautiful books and I thought they looked so pretty I had to share. They are the Fine Editions series published by White’s Books, the new venture of former Penguin designer David Pearson. The books are classic works of literature and the presentation is really fantastic. Leading artists are commissioned to create wrap-around cover designs, which are then printed onto cloth using brass printing blocks. Other features: elegant typesetting, thick acid-free paper, printed end-pages, and a pretty red ribbon to mark your place.

Click on the links to buy:Jane Eyre (Fine Edition), Treasure Island (Fine Edition), Christmas Books: A Christmas Carol and Other Stories (Fine Edition)Sonnets and Poems (Fine Edition) (with illustrations by Petra Börner, Joe McLaren, Stanley Donwood, and David Pearson). Now also available are Wuthering Heights (Fine Edition)and Pride and Prejudice (Fine Edition).

Click here to read an interview with David Pearson about the project on the Creative Review blog.


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  1. The two volumes that are available now can be found on Amazon.com, using the advanced search for” fine edition, White’s Books, Penguin.’ I noticed that several sellers are listed on Amazon.com with a lower price than Amazon, including shipping costs, in case anyone is looking for a nice gift for that special someone. The low price surprised me.

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