Last Minute Christmas Shopping? Support the Fine Books Ecosystem!

I fully intend on keeping Books and Vines a non-sales site.  First, I am simply a buyer, reader, and lover of finely done classic literature.  I have no ‘skin in the game’ when it comes to buying or selling books.  Secondly, I am sure you all get bombarded with enough advertising and requests for you to spend money — I have no intent on ever … Continue reading Last Minute Christmas Shopping? Support the Fine Books Ecosystem!

Three Miles from Providence, by David Bruce Smith, David Bruce Smith Publications

In October, I reviewed a fantastic edition of three plays by Tennessee Williams, Tennessee, by David Bruce Smith Publications. When I met with a representative of Mr. Smith, I also had a chance to thumb through a very nice unique work of his titled Three Miles from Providence: The Tale of Abraham Lincoln and the Soldiers’ Cottage. As stated on Smith’s web site, Three Miles … Continue reading Three Miles from Providence, by David Bruce Smith, David Bruce Smith Publications

Tennessee, Three Plays by Tennessee Williams, David Bruce Smith Publications

One of the most rewarding things about writing in Books and Vines is the constant incentive it gives me to discover outstanding new editions of fine press books to share with you all.  As such, it gives me great pleasure to highlight to you a unique and beautiful fine press edition of three plays by Tennessee Williams, called Tennessee, created by David Bruce Smith.  The included … Continue reading Tennessee, Three Plays by Tennessee Williams, David Bruce Smith Publications