The Midnight Folk by John Masefield (The Folio Society, 2013) illustrations by Sara Ogilvie
The Midnight Folk
by John Masefield, introduction by Alison Lurie
The Folio Society, third printing 2013
A children’s fantasy novel by the Poet Laureate John Masefield, originally published in 1927 by William Heinemann; the sequel ‘The Box of Delights’ following in 1935.
This edition from the Folio Society with illustrations by Sara Ogilvie was first published in 2011, this copy being a 2013 printing.
Hardback. Publisher’s decorated purple cloth with title to spine; orange endpapers. Housed in a custom-made slipcase with purple buckram ends and red-orange Clairefontaine Ingres papered sides. pp xii, -198,  blank, plus colour plates. Size: 9 x 6.5 inches approx. (229mm x 163mm).
A nice, clean copy that appears unread; very attractive in its complementing custom slipcase – quite lovely.