Affordable Treasures and Pleasures #5 – The Folio Press Fine Editions (1987 – 1991) Part II

{Ed.Note: This article is from Books and Vines contributor DlphcOracl.} A couple weeks ago  Books and Vines contributor DlphcOracl presented part I of series looking at The Folio Press Fine Editions, a fine press type collection produced by The Folio Society from 1987-1991. Part II now looks at: The Rape of the Lock, by Alexander Pope (1989) Poems of War, by Wilfred Owen (1989) Peter Grimes, by George Crabbe (1990) The Greek Anthology, Translation by James Michie (1990) The final installment, Part III, will … Continue reading Affordable Treasures and Pleasures #5 – The Folio Press Fine Editions (1987 – 1991) Part II

Affordable Treasures and Pleasures #4: ‘Clear Sky, Pure Light: Encounters with Henry David Thoreau’, The Penmaen Press (1978)

{Ed. Note: This is the 4th installment of the Books & Vines Affordable Treasures and Pleasures series which looks at nicely done and affordable fine press books.  For this installment, Books and Vines contributor DlphcOracl presents ‘Clear Sky, Pure Light:  Encounters with Henry David Thoreau’, compiled and edited by Christopher Childs, with an introduction by Walter Harding and wood engravings by Michael McCurdy.} Are you tired of visiting … Continue reading Affordable Treasures and Pleasures #4: ‘Clear Sky, Pure Light: Encounters with Henry David Thoreau’, The Penmaen Press (1978)

Affordable Treasures and Pleasures #3, The First Three Folio Society Books (1947): Tales by Leo Tolstoy, Trilby by George du Maurier & Aucassin et Nicolette

{Ed. Note: The third in our series of Affordable Treasures and Pleasures, focusing on books affordable by most, is from Books and Vines contributor Neil. This installment is of historical interest to book lovers, as it looks at the first books published by The Folio Society.} It’s always interesting and of considerable historical value to see the initial efforts of a famous publisher like The Folio … Continue reading Affordable Treasures and Pleasures #3, The First Three Folio Society Books (1947): Tales by Leo Tolstoy, Trilby by George du Maurier & Aucassin et Nicolette