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While dusting the library (a continuous, constant process, I’m afraid), I pulled some of the Folio Society Letterpress Shakespeare editions from their solander boxes to display them for a few days on the shelf. There’s also the Barbarian Press Pericles … Continue reading
I’m not sure how many times I read The Wind in the Willows as a kid but I’m certain that my childhood reading contributes to the whole book experience that is the Folio Society’s edition of this classic. It’s entirely … Continue reading
Recently I got to thinking that I’ve never posted WHAT my top five “Whole Book Experience” books are. Seems like an interesting concept to mull over as I explore books through this blog, so I this list to change over … Continue reading
The Folio Society continues to release facsimiles of important medieval illustrated manuscripts with their latest limited edition, the Getty Apocalypse. Limited to 1000 copies with delivery to start this month.
Amazingly, the entire limitation of 1000 for the Folio Society’s new edition of Candide has sold out in less than a month. It looks beautiful and is signed by Quentin Blake. I’m not even sure that any of these have … Continue reading
Far be it from me to write a review of the literary merits of The Bard. There have been plenty of people much more learned than me that have spent their lives doing just that in the almost 400 years … Continue reading
Check out the new limited edition of Candide. Signed by illustrator Quentin Blake and limited to 1000 copies. It looks scrumptious!
While up in the Bay Area for my daughter’s commencement, I made a lightning visit to Moe’s Books in Berkeley at the start of our long drive home. I briefly checked out one of Tern Press‘ Peter Pan books and … Continue reading
“It is the fate of those who toil at the lower employments of life, to be rather driven by fear of evil, than attracted to the prospect of good; to be exposed to censure, without hope of praise; to be … Continue reading
The Folio Society announced in their latest newletter that they will be producing a limited edition of the “very finest reading version of the King James Bible”. It will be available for order online around the middle of April. Also, … Continue reading