The Play of Pericles Prince of Tyre, by William Shakespeare, Barbarian Press (2009)

{Ed. Note: This is a reprint of an article published in September 2011, though updated with new photographs. This edition remains one of my favorite all-time fine press works. You really have to see it and feel it to understand the height it reaches! It is a tactile tour-de-force.} Barbarian Press’s publication of William Shakespeare‘s The Play of Pericles Prince of Tyre, is one of the … Continue reading The Play of Pericles Prince of Tyre, by William Shakespeare, Barbarian Press (2009)

The Play of Pericles Prince of Tyre, by William Shakespeare, Barbarian Press Edition

Barbarian Press’s, The Play of Pericles Prince of Tyre, is one of the most ambitious projects undertaken by a private press in a long, long time. Published in 2010 by Crispin and Jan Elsted of Barbarian Press, this edition sets the bar on what private, fine press producers are capable of accomplishing.  Their Pericles is truly a remarkable accomplishment in the craft of book design … Continue reading The Play of Pericles Prince of Tyre, by William Shakespeare, Barbarian Press Edition