The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain, Pennyroyal Press (1985)

Having last week highlighted two impressive editions of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn from the Limited Editions Club (LEC), I am now pleased to show you the most impressive Huck Finn edition of all! In 1985, Barry Moser‘s Pennyroyal Press published a centennial edition of Huckleberry Finn, with a newly updated authoritative text from the experts at the Mark Twain Papers of the The Bancroft Library at the University … Continue reading The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain, Pennyroyal Press (1985)

A Look at David Pascoe’s Nawakum Press

{Ed Note: I would like to thank David Pascoe for providing me with information on the press for this article.} One of the great perks of being associated with Books and Vines is the frequency in which I am made aware of outstanding new (and sometimes not new) fine press publishers that I was not aware of. In this world of mass commercialization and production, … Continue reading A Look at David Pascoe’s Nawakum Press

The Maltese Falcon, Dashiell Hammett, Arion Press, 1983

A few months back, in a review of The Big Sleep from Arion Press, I mentioned that Raymond Chandler’s classic helped me get over my snobby belief that, besides Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes, works within the detective genre could not possibly rise to the level of classic literature. With my new found respect for the genre, I was looking forward to reading The Maltese Falcon … Continue reading The Maltese Falcon, Dashiell Hammett, Arion Press, 1983