Most Beautiful Books In The World (that I can actually afford)

Wonderful children's books and literary classics in stunning illustrated editions that I can actually afford to buy for my own home library. Yay!
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Frida illustrated by Benjamin Lacombe: this draws you into Frida Kahlo's life through a series of consecutive die-cut pages passing through aspects of her life, art and creative process while exploring the themes that inspired her most, such as love, death and maternity. Excerpts from Frida Kahlo's personal diaries alternate with Sebastian Perez's poetic musings.

Frida by Benjamin Lacombe, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie: A large format illustrated edition of Agatha Christie's novel featuring stunning artwork and photography from the 2017 film adaptation.

Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie: A large format illustrated edition of Agatha Christie's novel featuring stunning artwork and photography from the 2017 film adaptation.

Moominvalley for the Curious Explorer: a 3-D guide to the extraordinary world of the Moomins - small, sweet and very cheap :)

Moominvalley for the Curious Explorer Moomin Pull Out Pop Up Book:Tove Jansson

Nevermoor – the first book in the Trials of Morrigan Crow – is by Jessica Townsend, abother Australian author – and it has been touted as the new Harry Potter, with good reason, and it’s a lovely and fun magical tale about a girl who is cursed to die on her eleventh birthday, who discovers she can escape her fate by competing in the trials of the Wundrous Society. This edition has a lovely hidden illustration under the cover – both sprinkled with gold – and pretty illustrated chapter…

Nevermoor – the first book in the Trials of Morrigan Crow – is by Jessica Townsend, abother Australian author – and it has been touted as the new Harry Potter, with good reason, and it’s a lovely and fun magical tale about a girl who is cursed to die on her eleventh birthday, who discovers she can escape her fate by competing in the trials of the Wundrous Society. This edition has a lovely hidden illustration under the cover – both sprinkled with gold – and pretty illustrated chapter…

The Magic Misfits Misfits by actor Neil Patrick Harris is another very fun read. This volume features all sorts of trickery not only in the story, but also in the book itself, with secrets and ciphers and codes to find starting from the contents page as well as throughout the book. Excellent fun.

The Magic Misfits Misfits by actor Neil Patrick Harris is another very fun read. This volume features all sorts of trickery not only in the story, but also in the book itself, with secrets and ciphers and codes to find starting from the contents page as well as throughout the book. Excellent fun.

A Skinful of Shadows by Frances Harding: beautifully designed with a hidden cover under the dust jacket. This dark historical otherworldly tale is about a girl who can be possessed by the spirits of the dead.

A Skinful of Shadows by Frances Harding: beautifully designed with a hidden cover under the dust jacket. This dark historical otherworldly tale is about a girl who can be possessed by the spirits of the dead.

East of the Sun and West of the Moon illustrated by Kay Nielsen: STUNNING! Featuring 46 illustrations, including many enlarged details from Nielsen's rare original watercolors, printed in five colors with a decorative slipcase. Three accompanying essays, illustrated with dozens of rare and previously unseen artworks by Nielsen, explore the history of Norwegian folktales, Nielsen's life and work, and how this masterpiece came to be.

Kay Nielsen: East of the Sun and West of the Moon : Noel Daniel : 9783836532297

The Worm and the Bird by Coralie Bickford-Smith: This stunningly illustrated picture book is a story about searching and hoping, and how the smallest moment can be beautiful. Perfect for adults or children. Coralie’s design work is most recognisable in the Penguin clothbound cover series, and it really shines in her picture book series.

The Worm and the Bird by Coralie Bickford-Smith: This stunningly illustrated picture book is a story about searching and hoping, and how the smallest moment can be beautiful. Perfect for adults or children. Coralie’s design work is most recognisable in the Penguin clothbound cover series, and it really shines in her picture book series.

The 75th anniversary illustrated edition of Edith Hamilton’s Mythology is quite lovely (I only wish there were even more illustrations by the very talented Jim Tierney).

The 75th anniversary illustrated edition of Edith Hamilton’s Mythology is quite lovely (I only wish there were even more illustrations by the very talented Jim Tierney).

Shahnameh: The Epic of the Persian Kings This slipcased book is simply stunning, with very lavish and spectacular illustrations. It’s a *huge* volume and offers many hours of enjoyment.

Shahnameh: The Epic of the Persian Kings This slipcased book is simply stunning, with very lavish and spectacular illustrations. It’s a *huge* volume and offers many hours of enjoyment.

The Case of Beasts by Mark Salisbury: A gorgeous exploration of the Film Wizardry behind Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. The book delivers an enchanting interactive experience as it is full of removable, facsimile reproductions of props and paper ephemera from the movie, along with some very special effects. Designed by the creative team behind many of the actual movie props, MinaLima.

The Case of Beasts: Explore the Film Wizardry of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them : Mark Salisbury : 9780008204600

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by JK Rowling, stunningly illustrated by Jim Kay.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets: Illustrated Edition: JK Rowling Book in Hardback.

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by JK Rowling, stunningly illustrated by Jim Kay.

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Illustrated Edition - For twelve long years, the dread fortress of Azkaban held an infamous prisoner named Sirius Black

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by JK Rowling writing as Newt Scamander - features an extraordinary array of magical creatures, from Acromantula to Yeti via ten different breeds of dragon - all beautifully illustrated in full colour by the brilliantly inventive, Greenaway Medal shortlisted Olivia Lomenech Gill.

Læs om Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them - Illustrated Edition. Bogens ISBN er køb den her

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