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

Tales of Mystery and Imagination by Edgar Allen Poe (1957), Five Japanese Love Stories by Ihara Saikaku (1958) & The Golden Ass by Lucius Apulius (1960), from Folio Society

{Ed. Note: Another excellent article from Books and Vines contributor ‘dlphcoracl’.} I admit it, I am Old School.  Those with a less kind, less generous disposition may say I am an Old Fool, but I don’t care.  You see, I am hopelessly in love with and addicted to the small vintage Folio Society books from the distant past.  I know, I know —- the Folio … Continue reading Tales of Mystery and Imagination by Edgar Allen Poe (1957), Five Japanese Love Stories by Ihara Saikaku (1958) & The Golden Ass by Lucius Apulius (1960), from Folio Society