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The Folio Society Letterpress Shakespeare 450th Birthday Finale

April of this year 2014 marked the 450th anniversary of the birth of the great bard, William Shakespeare. It also marked the completion of the Folio Society’s mammoth Letterpress Shakespeare series. Begun in 2005 with Hamlet, Macbeth, Othello, and King … Continue reading

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A Nice Shelf of Shakespeare

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

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The Barbarian Press Pericles by Wm. Shakespeare

At long last, after an incredible journey mimicking Pericles own peregrinations, I have the pleasure of owning, reading, caressing, and admiring the Barbarian Press Pericles. From first sight, I knew this book would be one of my favorite fine press … Continue reading

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My Barbarian Press Pericles is on the way!

I just got notice that my Pericles has shipped and is waiting for me at the post office. Stay tuned for a review of this long awaited book from the Barbarian Press. It has had a interesting journey from concept … Continue reading

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The Letterpress Shakespeare, published by The Folio Society

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

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Shakespeare’s Venus and Adonis, printed by The Barbarian Press

An earlier review I had done on LibraryThing back in 2007, edited and posted here to test out the review section of The Whole Book Experience.

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