Folio Society THE LOST WORLD Michael Crichton SEALED
Lost World Michael Crichton Illustrated by Vector That Fox
Eco Sealed - Never Read
The sequel to the best-selling phenomenon Jurassic Park, Michael Crichton’s The Lost World offers a thrill ride of scientific discovery, mathematical theory and sheer, gory dinosaur fun. Produced in series with its enormously popular predecessor, this edition is packed with gorgeous features, making it an irresistible volume for any dinosaur aficionado. Illustrator Vector That Fox has returned with a set of stunning cinematic images, including a binding design teeming with everyone’s favourite killing machines, the velociraptors. These sensational illustrations were created following the expert advice of palaeontologist Steve Brusatte, ensuring that the images reflect the very latest information on dinosaur biology. With illustrated endpapers, a new map of Isla Sorna – creased as if kept in some explorer’s pocket – and a unique ‘dinosaur skin’ slipcase, this edition of The Lost World is the gateway to a new realm of adventure: a time and a place when dinosaurs ruled the planet.
Bound in printed paper with soft-touch lamination and textured spot varnish
Set in Dante with Manito as display
6 full-page colour illustrations, 1 double-page spread full-colour map, 1 black & white illustrated double-page spread
16 integrated black & white graphics
Textured paper slipcase
9½˝ x 6¼˝
ECO WRAP: This Folio Life: It’s a wrap
Back in 2019 we began to investigate replacing the plastic shrink-wrap on our books with a sustainable alternative. As an eco-conscious business, we’re always looking at ways to make positive changes and, having already switched from bubble wrap to recyclable paper in our packaging, removing shrink-wrap was the next vital step in reducing our environmental impact.
THE PERFECT PAPER FOR FOLIO EDITIONS
In the end, we didn’t have to travel too far from Folio HQ to source our chosen paper. Sylvicta 82gsm paper is produced in Kent and, after extensive trials, it ticked all the boxes on our wish list. Naturally translucent with a high grease barrier, Syvicta is 100% plastic-free, as well as being recyclable, biodegradable and compostable. Once all suppliers were on board with the new process, it was a small matter of ordering and delivering the paper in time to allow for final pre-production testing, ready for the production and despatch of our March 2021 collection. As usual, our trusted suppliers pulled everything out of the bag to hit the deadline, and every new Folio edition and reprint is now protected by our sustainable paper wrap.
ALL NEW EDITIONS INDIVIDUALLY HAND-WRAPPED
We think we’ve found the perfect balance between protecting the environment and protecting your beautiful books. It also means that every edition is now finished by hand, a true testament to the craftsmanship at the heart of Folio’s production values.