Books & Vines Re-Launch: Private/Fine Press News for 2019

After a two year hiatus, I would like to welcome you to a re-launched Books and Vines. Plenty of articles are in the works for the coming months to highlight recent release private/fine press publications while continuing our march through some of the greatest works in private press history (see the ‘Upcoming Reviews’ section for details). Look for the first review article in the coming … Continue reading Books & Vines Re-Launch: Private/Fine Press News for 2019

The Country of the Blind, by H.G. Wells, The Golden Cockerel Press, 1939

{Ed. Note: Books and Vines Contributor Neil (Celtic) contributed all of the pictures and some of the content for this article. Assume the good parts of the article are his, the remainder mine!}. The Country of the Blind, first published in the Strand magazine in 1904, is one of the most famous short stories from H.G. Wells.  In 1939, Wells revised and improved the story and gave it a different ending. This … Continue reading The Country of the Blind, by H.G. Wells, The Golden Cockerel Press, 1939