Outside, by Barry Lopez, Illustrations by Barry Moser, Nawakum Press (2013)

Books and Vines readers are likely well aware that I am a huge fan of David Pascoe’s Nawakum Press. Their early 2013 publication of Jorge Luis Borges’ Book of Sand is one of best designed and executed books in a number of years.  Prior to that, they burst upon the fine press scene with fantastic editions of Hermann Melville‘s Norfolk Isle & the Chola Widow, Rachel Carson‘s … Continue reading Outside, by Barry Lopez, Illustrations by Barry Moser, Nawakum Press (2013)

A Look at David Pascoe’s Nawakum Press

{Ed Note: I would like to thank David Pascoe for providing me with information on the press for this article.} One of the great perks of being associated with Books and Vines is the frequency in which I am made aware of outstanding new (and sometimes not new) fine press publishers that I was not aware of. In this world of mass commercialization and production, … Continue reading A Look at David Pascoe’s Nawakum Press

Affordable Treasures and Pleasures #2 – ‘In The Beginning: Creation Stories From Around the World’ by Virginia Hamilton and Barry Moser, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich (1988)

{Ed. Note: This is the second in our Affordable Treasures and Pleasures series, focusing on books that are affordable for just about anyone, by Books and Vines contributor DlphcOracl.  For the first installment of the series, Acts of Light: Emily Dickinson, see here.} “In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the … Continue reading Affordable Treasures and Pleasures #2 – ‘In The Beginning: Creation Stories From Around the World’ by Virginia Hamilton and Barry Moser, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich (1988)

Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, by Robert Louis Stevenson, illustrations by Barry Moser, Centipede Press, 2011

Books and Vines previously reviewed an absolutely wonderful letterpress edition of Robert Louis Stevenson‘s Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde published by Hand & Eye Letterpress of London.  That review also contained pictures (for comparison purposes) of illustrations from the 1952 Limited Editions Club (LEC) edition by Edward A. Wilson, and the Easton Press 100 Greatest edition which is essentially a re-print of the 1952 LEC edition. … Continue reading Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, by Robert Louis Stevenson, illustrations by Barry Moser, Centipede Press, 2011

Moby Dick, by Herman Melville, Lakeside Press (1930) and Arion Press (1979) Editions

{Ed Note: Special thanks to Nick of Ephemeral Pursuits for this article. Please also visit his site to read a companion article providing even more information.  I encourage you to check out his website frequently, it will be a source of outstanding articles of interest to all who enjoy books, literature, television, movies and other topics.} A few months ago Books and Vines published a review of the … Continue reading Moby Dick, by Herman Melville, Lakeside Press (1930) and Arion Press (1979) Editions