Psalmi Penitentiales, Kelmscott Press (1894); also Corvinus Press (1945)

{Ed. Note: See below the pictures of the Kelmscott Press edition, for newly added pictures and comments concerning the Penitential Psalms edition from the Corvinus Press from Books and Vines contributor Dlphcoracl.} The first Kelmscott Press work that I was lucky enough to add to my collection was Psalmi Penitentiales, published by William Morris in 1894. As stated in the colophon, this edition contains a: Rhymed version of … Continue reading Psalmi Penitentiales, Kelmscott Press (1894); also Corvinus Press (1945)

Shakespeare’s Sonnets, William Shakespeare, New Albion Press

{Ed. Note: This article is from Books and Vines contributor DlphcOracl. If you like what you see below, please contact Jonathan Finegold to place an order, or to say hello and express potential interest in future works he is considering; that being a book of Montaigne’s essays and another of Whitman’s poems. Mr. Finegold’s response to one of my questions is a wonderful example of how fine private … Continue reading Shakespeare’s Sonnets, William Shakespeare, New Albion Press

Two Tennyson’s – Maud: A Monodrama, The Kelmscott Press (1893) and In Memorium, The Vale Press (1900)

{Ed. Note: This latest article from Books and Vines contributor Neil looks at two works of Alfred, Lord Tennyson, published by famous presses at the start of the modern private press movement: Maud: A Monodrama from The Kelmscott Press (1893) and In Memorium from The Vale Press (1900). What fantastic presswork, in the pictures below just look at the type, the ornamentation and the quality of the paper!} Alfred, … Continue reading Two Tennyson’s – Maud: A Monodrama, The Kelmscott Press (1893) and In Memorium, The Vale Press (1900)