Quintessence Editions

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Quintessence Editions Ltd. is a publishing company based in London (UK)[1] which is the originator of the "1001 Before You Die" series.[2] Typically, the titles in this series are intended as reference books. They are illustrated books authored by multiple contributors. Quintessence is part of the Quarto Group.[1]

Titles in the series[edit]

  1. 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die by Stephen Jay Schneider (Editor); published 2003, updated 2011. ISBN 9781845664930 (2011 ed.)
  2. 1001 Golf Holes You Must Play Before You Die by Jeff Barr (Editor); published March 1, 2005.
  3. 1001 Natural Wonders You Must See Before You Die by Michael Bright (Editor); published May 1, 2005.
  4. 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die by Robert Dimery (Editor), Preface by Michael Lydon; published February 7, 2006.
  5. 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die by Peter Boxall (Editor), Preface by Peter Ackroyd; published March 6, 2006.
  6. 1001 Gardens You Must See Before You Die by Rae Spencer-Jones (Editor), Preface by Alan Titchmarsh; published February 1, 2007.
  7. 1001 Paintings You Must See Before You Die by Stephen Farthing (Editor), Preface by Geoff Dyer; published March 20, 2007
  8. 1001 Buildings You Must See Before You Die by Mark Irving (Editor), Preface by Peter St John; published October 23, 2007.
  9. 1001 Classical Recordings You Must Hear Before You Die by Matthew Rye (Editor), Preface by Steven Isserlis; published February 12, 2008.
  10. 1001 Historic Sites You Must See Before You Die by Richard Cavendish (Editor), Preface by Koichiro Matsuura; published April 15, 2008.
  11. 1001 Foods You Must Taste Before You Die by Frances Case (Editor), Preface by Gregg Wallace; published June 6, 2008.
  12. 1001 Wines You Must Try Before You Die by Neil Beckett (Editor), Preface by Hugh Johnson; published June 6, 2008
  13. 1001 Days That Shaped the World by Peter Furtado (Editor), Preface by Michael Wood; published October 1, 2008.
  14. 1001 Inventions That Changed the World by Jack Challoner (Editor), Preface by Trevor Baylis; published February 15, 2009.
  15. 1001 Children's Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up by Julia Eccleshare (Editor), Preface by Quentin Blake; published September 21, 2009.
  16. 1001 Beers You Must Try Before You Die by Adrian Tierney-Jones (Editor), Preface by Neil Morrissey; published May 3, 2010
  17. 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by Tony Mott (Editor), Preface by Peter Molyneux; published August 2, 2010, updated 2013.
  18. 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die (And 10,001 You Must Download) by Robert Dimery (Editor), Preface by Tony Visconti; published November 2, 2010
  19. 1001 Battles That Changed the Course of History by R.G. Grant (Editor), Preface by Laurence Rees; published May 2, 2011
  20. 1001 Comics You Must Read Before You Die by Paul Gravett (Editor), Foreword by Terry Gilliam; published October 11, 2011

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Quarto Group: Co-edition publishing - United Kingdom". Retrieved 2009-03-02. 
  2. ^ "1001 Series - About US". Retrieved 2009-03-02.