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The Book Illustration Competition 2019 Announces Longlist

London — The Folio Society and House of Illustration are thrilled to announce the longlist for the annual Book Illustration Competition (#BIC2019). 

Now in its ninth year, The Book Illustration Competition is a partnership between The Folio Society and House of Illustration. To date, the competition has distributed nearly £60,000 worth of prizes and has received thousands of entries. 

Eight Folio Society Editions are Finalists for the British Book Design & Production Awards 2018

The Folio Society is delighted to announce that eight of their titles have been selected as finalists in three categories of the prestigious British Book Design & Production Awards. This is a record number for Folio and the most from an independent publisher this year. In the Literature category, five of the six shortlisted titles are Folio editions. 

The shortlisted titles are: 

When the Folio Society needed a contemporary artist for its recently published volume of medieval Japanese Fairy Tales they went straight to Yuko Shimizu, an award-winning illustrator and educator based in New York City. No, Hello Kitty fans, this is not the same Shimizu who created the iconic mouthless, bow-wearing white cat, but she is a great talent in her own right.

First Editions & Sci-Fi Pulp at National Book Auctions

Ithaca, NY—National Book Auctions, located just outside Ithaca, NY, announces the launch of their next auction catalog.   

This catalog features rare, antique and decorative books as well as select additions of ephemera. Featured are prized first printings of titles such as "Uncle Tom's Cabin" and "Cannery Row." A selection of fine bindings will be offered, including antique fancy leather bindings and rare selections from the Folio Society and the Limited Editions Club.

The Book Illustration Competition 2018 Announces Longlist

London — The Folio Society and House of Illustration are thrilled to announce the longlist for the annual Book Illustration Competition (#BIC2018). 

Now in its eighth year, The Book Illustration Competition is a partnership between The Folio Society and House of Illustration. To date, the competition has distributed over £50,000 worth of prizes and has received thousands of entries. 

This year from over 450 excellent entries, 24 have been selected for the longlist.