Only around 200 Folios exist in usable condition, and those that are still in existence often sell for a premium; a ‘near-perfect’ copy sold for £3.7 million at auction in 2001. A good find for this librarian, but the reality is that very few are that lucky. So how can you become a rare book collector yourself?
24k gold danced in our champagne flutes as delectable nibbles circulated and glasses clinked in the sun-lit Lugia room at the Mandarin Oriental last Monday. Why so exquisite, one may ask? An eclectic mix of people including fashionistas, financiers, journalists, press and friends had come together to celebrate the launch of The Nth Degree Club Book, the debut coffee table edition from London’s foremost private dining society, The Nth Degree Club.