A Review of Doctor Faustus, by Christopher Marlowe, Limited Editions Club (1966) and Golden Hours Press (1932) editions

{Ed. Note: This is a re-publication of an article first published on Books and Vines on August 25, 2011, though now includes information and pictures of the 1932 Golden Hours Press edition of The Tragicall History of Doctor Faustus that was published by Christopher Sandford (he of The Golden Cockerel Press).   It makes a nice comparison with the Limited Editions Club (LEC) edition highlighted in this … Continue reading A Review of Doctor Faustus, by Christopher Marlowe, Limited Editions Club (1966) and Golden Hours Press (1932) editions

Mabinogion, Translation by Gwyn Jones and Thomas Jones, The Golden Cockerel Press (1948)

{Ed. Note: This article is a collaboration between Books and Vines contributors Neil, who wrote the text, and DlphcOracl, who provided the pictures.} The Mabinogion is the title given to a collection of prose stories which were collected from Welsh medieval manuscripts.  The title Mabinogion appeared in the first English translations of these stories by Lady Charlotte Guest between 1838 and 1849.  The word Mabinogion appears only once in the manuscripts and was assumed to be … Continue reading Mabinogion, Translation by Gwyn Jones and Thomas Jones, The Golden Cockerel Press (1948)