It’s the 2016 Holidays — Support the Private and Fine Press Eco-System!

{Ed. Note: This is an annual article encouraging all Books and Vines readers to keep private and fine press publishers and re-sellers in mind this holiday season as your source for unique, classy and meaningful gifts. The article has been updated with current information and the latest news from private and fine press publishers, while I sheepishly admit lifting the introduction from the holiday article of last year. … Continue reading It’s the 2016 Holidays — Support the Private and Fine Press Eco-System!

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

{Ed. Note: This is an annual article encouraging all Books and Vines readers to keep private and fine press publishers and re-sellers in mind this holiday season to be your source for unique, classy and meaningful gifts. The article has been updated with current information and the latest news from private and fine press publishers. Please pass this link on to everyone you know, the more that … Continue reading It’s the Holidays — Support the Private and Fine Press Eco-System!

The Work of Rigby Graham: ‘Kippers & Sawdust’ from The Old Stile Press (1992) and ‘Pennant and his Welsh Landscapes’, from Gwasg Gregynog (2006)

{Books and Vines contributor Neil provided this excellent article/pictures on the artist Rugby Graham and two books containing his work}. Rigby Graham is one of the most important landscape painters of the late twentieth century.  His archive, lodged at Manchester Metropolitan University, is a central resource for the study of landscape and topographic painting, the neo-romantic movement, lithographic and wood-cut printing, book-illustration and production, and … Continue reading The Work of Rigby Graham: ‘Kippers & Sawdust’ from The Old Stile Press (1992) and ‘Pennant and his Welsh Landscapes’, from Gwasg Gregynog (2006)