It’s the Holidays — Support the Fine Press Eco-System!

As the holiday’s quickly approach, it is time to remind all Books and Vines readers about the importance of doing all we can to support those who create and sell the finely done private press books we all admire. In a world awash in digital books and mindless, one size fits all (fonts, designs), throw away, mass produced plunk….what better, thoughtful, unique and meaningful gift … Continue reading It’s the Holidays — Support the Fine Press Eco-System!

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, by Robert Louis Stevenson, Hand & Eye Letterpress

{Ed. Note: 12/21/2011, added some photo’s of the Limited Edition Club editions of Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. Scroll to the bottom to see these.} Being a huge fan of Robert Louis Stevenson, I was very excited to run across a charming new limited edition of his Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde published by Hand & Eye Letterpress of London. I say … Continue reading Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, by Robert Louis Stevenson, Hand & Eye Letterpress

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!