About this bundle:
A 6 book ‘Lucky Dip’ selection of these beautifully designed iconic hardback Penguin Clothbound Classics, beautifully wrapped in our famous livery.
Looking for something more? We also have the Complete Collection on offer, and can provide larger tailored selections on enquiry.
About the series:
Penguin's beautiful hardback Clothbound Classics series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, includes 85 delectable and collectable editions of the classics. All are bound in high-quality colourful, tactile cloth with foil stamped into the design.
They bring a focus not only to love of the canon, but also cherishing the feel of a book as a wonderful object. While the specific titles are subject to availability, the majority are available to gift to yourself or others and bring an elegant literary flair to any home.
About the designer:
Coralie Bickford-Smith is a London based designer, illustrator and author. She graduated from Reading University with a degree in Typography and Graphic Communication. Now a renowned cover designer as well as the author-illustrator of The Fox and the Star (2015) – the first picture book to win the Waterstones Book of the Year award – The Bird and the Worm (2017), The Song of the Tree (2020) and The Squirrel and the Lost Treasure (2023).
Her book covers have been recognised by the AIGA (NY) and D&AD (UK) and have featured in a numerous international magazines and newspapers including The New York Times, Vogue and The Guardian. The work she does with Penguin Classics on the clothbound series attracts worldwide attention and harks back to the world of Victorian bindings and a golden age of book binding.