Seven Pillars of Wisdom, by T.E. Lawrence, Castle Hill Press (1997)

I have been remiss in not having highlighted Castle Hill Press until now. In a recent article on the Bruce Rogers/T.E. Lawrence 1932 Odyssey, I had a chance to mention Castle Hill Press, but giving them the spotlight in a more focused article on their great work is well past due. Castle Hill Press is owned by Jeremy and Nicole Wilson. The aim of the press is to publish high-quality … Continue reading Seven Pillars of Wisdom, by T.E. Lawrence, Castle Hill Press (1997)

The Odyssey, by Homer, Published by Bruce Rogers, Emery Walker & Wilfred Merton (1932)

A few months ago, Books and Vines highlighted a magnificent typological work of the early twentieth century, the 1931 Limited Editions Club (LEC) editions of Homer‘s Iliad and Odyssey, both designed and printed by one of the 20th centuries master typographers, Jan van Krimpen. This work was recognized by Martin Hunter and Jerry Kelly in their look at the best finely printed books of the twentieth century, A Century for the Century. There is another fine … Continue reading The Odyssey, by Homer, Published by Bruce Rogers, Emery Walker & Wilfred Merton (1932)