A look at Simon Lawrence’s The Fleece Press

{Ed. Note: A few weeks back Books and Vines reviewed Leon Underwood: His Wood Engravings from the The Fleece Press. This article, from Books and Vines contributor Neil, provides a broader overview of the The Fleece Press by looking at a wider range of what they have published.} The Fleece Press, in Upper Denby near Huddersfield, England, is the imprint of Simon Lawrence. He is particularly well known for printing wood-engravings ‘from … Continue reading A look at Simon Lawrence’s The Fleece Press

The Canterbury Tales, by Geoffrey Chaucer, The Folio Society (1986)

{Ed. Note: I would like to than LibraryThing user Virion for providing pictures of this 1986 edition of The Canterbury Tales from The Folio Society.} Books and Vines recently highlighted the wonderful 1913 Medici Society/Riccardi Press edition of The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer, with illustrations by Sir William Russell Flint. That edition, along with the famous Kelmscott Chaucer, remains amongst the most sought after and famous … Continue reading The Canterbury Tales, by Geoffrey Chaucer, The Folio Society (1986)