The Door in the Wall, by H.G. Wells, The Folio Society Limited Edition (2016)

The Folio Society Limited Edition program remains one of the most exciting sources of unique and finely published books in the market today. In fact, the program seems to just get better and better. Their latest release is a facsimile of a rare 1911 edition of the H.G. Wells collection of short stories titled The Door in the Wall (and Other Stories) with exquisite photogravures by the influential early twentieth … Continue reading The Door in the Wall, by H.G. Wells, The Folio Society Limited Edition (2016)

Leaves of Grass, by Walter Whitman, Arion Press (2014)

{Ed. Note: Originally published June 2, 2014 and subsequently updated on August 14, 2014. The updates were to add a link to a PBS News Hour segment on Arion Press and the making of this edition, and also I have added a number of quotes from the book after a careful reading.} Arion Press has just released their 100th publication, Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass. A huge … Continue reading Leaves of Grass, by Walter Whitman, Arion Press (2014)