A Look at a Mix of Later Publications from the Limited Editions Club, Part 4

{Ed. Note: This is part 4 (the final part) of a series looking at a mix of Limited Edition Club (LEC) publications from the Shiff-era; an era in which the book form was elevated to an art in itself, publishing editions with no expense spared. See here for part 1, here for part 2 and here for part 3. There will be a few more Shiff era books reviewed … Continue reading A Look at a Mix of Later Publications from the Limited Editions Club, Part 4

A Look at a Mix of Later Publications from the Limited Editions Club, Part 1

As long time readers of Books and Vines know, I had a chance to spend an afternoon with Jeannie Shiff at the Limited Editions Club office in October 2011. While I have since posted reviews of many of the LEC’s of the Shiff era, I must admit that there are a large number that I have been very deficient in getting around to posting. I … Continue reading A Look at a Mix of Later Publications from the Limited Editions Club, Part 1

The House of the Dead, by Fyodor Dostoevsky, Limited Editions Club, 1982

I must have been a political prisoner in some previous life as, for whatever reason, I am always drawn to books about prisons, gulags and miscellaneous other freedom restricting thuggery performed by men against other men whose crimes are nothing more than being alive. Perhaps it is the will to live, the strength of mind to never accept the tyranny of a dictator no matter … Continue reading The House of the Dead, by Fyodor Dostoevsky, Limited Editions Club, 1982