Notes on this edition: Georges Simenon. Maigret. London: The Folio Society, 2018.
Julian Barnes introduces this 3-volume Folio Society set. His introduction appears on pages vii-xv in the volume titled Maigret and the Calame Report. Pp. 160. 22.3 x 14.4 cm. Translated by Moura Budberg. Wood engravings by Harry Brockway.
The set includes three novels:
Maigret and the Calame Report
Maigret and the Wine Merchant
Maigret and the Saturday Caller
Notes on this edition: First Folio: A Little Book of Folio Forewords. London: Folio Society, 2008. Pp. 132. 19.9 x 13.4 cm (book). 20.8 x 14.2 cm (slipcase).
Julian Barnes’s foreword to Ford Madox Ford’s The Good Soldier appears on pp. 122-130.
Other contributors of note found in this collection include: Peter Ackroyd, Philip Pullman, A. S. Byatt, Jonathan Coe, and William Trevor.
Notes on this edition: Voltaire. Candide, or, Optimism. London: Folio Society, 2016. Pp. 202. 26.6 x 22.6 cm.
Translated by Tobias Smollett. Introduction by Julian Barnes. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Leather edition signed by Quentin Blake in an edition of 25 copies (not for sale to the public).
The limitation page states:
“THIS EDITION OF CANDIDE HAS BEEN TYPESET IN GARAMOND AT THE FOLIO SOCIETY, AND PRINTED ON MODIGLIANI PAPER BY GRAMMLICH, PLIEZHAUSEN, GERMANY. THE BINDING BY BELTZ FINE BOOKS, BAD LANGENSALZA, GERMANY, IS IN FULL NIGERIAN GOATSKIN LEATHER BLOCKED WITH A DESIGN BY THE ARTIST. THE EDITION IS LIMITED TO 1000 COPIES FOR SALE TO MEMBERS OF THE FOLIO SOCIETY, AND 25 LETTERED COPIES WHICH ARE NOT FOR SALE.”
Notes on this edition: Ford, Ford Madox. The Good Soldier. London: The Folio Society, 2008. Pp. xviii, 221. 23 cm. Illustrations by Philip Bannister.
Introduction by Julian Barnes on pages vii-xiv. Hard bound and housed in a slipcase, as issued by The Folio Society.
Notes on this edition: Elizabeth David. A Book of Mediterranean Food: And Other Writings. London: The Folio Society, 2005. Pp. 265. 26 cm.
Preface by Julian Barnes (ix-xxii). Decorations by John Minton. Watercolors by Sophie MacCarthy