Our Grandmothers, by Maya Angelou, Limited Editions Club (1994)

I have remarked in the past on how the Limited Editions Club (LEC) under Sidney Shiff did an excellent job at expanding the focus of the LEC to include many more modern works, including those by African-American writers and artists, that had been overlooked by the LEC in the past. The work highlighted in this article is a perfect example. Mr. Shiff combined the great and iconic African-American writer/poet Maya … Continue reading Our Grandmothers, by Maya Angelou, Limited Editions Club (1994)

A Look at a Mix of Later Publications from the Limited Editions Club, Part 1

As long time readers of Books and Vines know, I had a chance to spend an afternoon with Jeannie Shiff at the Limited Editions Club office in October 2011. While I have since posted reviews of many of the LEC’s of the Shiff era, I must admit that there are a large number that I have been very deficient in getting around to posting. I … Continue reading A Look at a Mix of Later Publications from the Limited Editions Club, Part 1

Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte, Limited Editions Club

{Ed. Note: LEC has a couple of these in stock in new condition.  Contact Jeanne Shiff at 212-737-7600 or 800-701-8870 if interested.} Certainly one of the most beautiful and sought after works of the Limited Editions Club (LEC) is their 1994 edition of Wuthering Heights, illustrated by Balthus. In fact, it would be hard to argue anything other than this being one of the most … Continue reading Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte, Limited Editions Club