Four Corners Familiars

Heart of Darkness
By Joseph Conrad. Project by Fiona Banner. Photographs by Paolo Pellegrin. For the latest in the Four Corners Familiars series, artist Fiona Banner (born 1966) recasts Joseph Conrad’s novella Heart of Darkness as a luxury magazine with new photographs by Magnum photographer Paolo Pellegrin. First published >>more

Four Corners Books
ISBN 9781909829053
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Pbk, 9.75 x 12.75 in. / 312 pgs / 16 color / 150 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/22/2016 In stock

The Nose
By Nikolai Gogol. Illustrations by Rick Buckley. The Nose, one of Nikolai Gogol's most important and influential tales, is now available in this gorgeously produced volume, illustrated with photographs by British artist Rick Buckley. Taking on a life of its own, the >>more

Four Corners Books
ISBN 9781909829046
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Hbk, 5.25 x 7.75 in. / 96 pgs / 17 color.
Pub Date: 09/29/2015 Out of stock

The Overcoat
By Nikolai Gogol. Photographs by Sarah Dobai. Published as part of the Four Corners Familiars series, this beautiful edition of the great Russian author Nikolai Gogol's The Overcoat (a short story originally published in 1842) includes newly commissioned artwork from Sarah Dobai. >>more

Four Corners Books
ISBN 9781909829039
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Hbk, 8.5 x 11.25 in. / 88 pgs / 17 color.
Pub Date: 09/29/2015 In stock

Some Canterbury Tales
By Geoffrey Chaucer. Illustrations by Marvin Gaye Chetwynd. In her inventive rendition of Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales for Four Corners' Familiars series, artist Marvin Gaye Chetwynd (born 1973) selects her favorite of the tales--the Prologue, The Miller's Tale, The Reeve's Tale, The Friar's >>more

Four Corners Books
ISBN 9781909829008
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Pbk, 8.25 x 11.75 in. / 280 pgs / 280 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/31/2014 Not available

Madame Bovary
By Gustave Flaubert. Illustrated by Marc-Camille Chaimowicz. Translation by Eleanor Marx-Aveling. For this eighth installment in Four Corners’ Familiars series, Marc Camille Chaimowicz has chosen Gustave Flaubert’s Madame Bovary. Flaubert’s bestselling masterpiece was first translated into English by Eleanor Marx-Aveling (the youngest daughter of Karl Marx) >>more

Four Corners Books
ISBN 9780956192899
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Pbk, 8.25 x 10.5 in. / 536 pgs / 240 color / 12 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/30/2013 In stock

The Prisoner Of Zenda
By Anthony Hope. Illustrated by Mireille Fauchon. The seventh in Four Corners’ Familiars series takes us to Ruritania, a land reminiscent of many Central European countries. A new king is about to be crowned, but his brother drugs him and attempts to >>more

Four Corners Books
ISBN 9780956192851
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Hbk, 3.75 x 6 in. / 272 pgs / 5 color / 27 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/30/2013 In stock

Vanity Fair
By William M. Thackeray. Illustrations by Donald Urquhart. The Four Corners Familiars series invites contemporary artists to illustrate and produce a new edition of a classic novel or short story. This magnificent edition of William Makepeace Thackeray's Vanity Fair (first published in 1847-48) >>more

Four Corners Books
ISBN 9780956192844
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Hbk, 6.5 x 9 in. / 848 pg / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/30/2011 Out of stock

A Stick of Green Candy
Stories by Jane Bowles and Denton Welch. Illustrated by Colter Jacobsen. For this fifth volume in the Four Corners Familiars series, in which artists respond to literary classics, the young San Francisco artist Colter Jacobsen (born 1975) has chosen four absolute masterpieces of short fiction: Jane >>more

Four Corners Books
ISBN 9780956192806
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Hbk, 6 x 9 in. / 154 pgs / 7 color / 39 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/31/2010 Not available

Nau Sea Sea Sick
Stories by John Moore, Katherine Mansfield, Stephen Crane, Isabella Bird, Eileen Myles, et. al. Illustrated by Kay Rosen. Nau Sea Sea Sick is a collection of highly unusual sea stories, selected and illustrated by American artist Kay Rosen. Rosen's selection ranges across literary eras and genres: John Moore's “Local Boy Makes Good”; Katherine >>more

Four Corners Books
ISBN 9780954502591
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Hbk, 6.25 x 9 in. / 126 pgs / 28 color / 6 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2010 Not available

Illustrated by James Pyman. Truly a Dracula for both art and book lovers, this new edition of the most famous of vampire tales completely overhauls the notion of how a literary classic might be creatively revisited. James Pyman is >>more

Four Corners Books
ISBN 9780954502577
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Clth, 6.25 x 10 in. / 488 pgs / 27 duotone.
Pub Date: 02/01/2009 Out of stock

Blumfeld, an Elderly Bachelor
Illustrated by David Musgrave. In this volume, British artist David Musgrave revisits Franz Kafka's novella Blumfeld, an Elderly Bachelor, the tale of a man who arrives home one day to find two plastic balls bouncing off the ground of >>more

Four Corners Books
ISBN 9780954502560
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Hbk, 6 x 8 in. / 88 pgs / 16 duotone.
Pub Date: 02/01/2009 Not available


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