The Travels of Sir John Mandeville Beyond the Holy Land, Foolscap Press (2019); Also, The Voiage and Travail of Sir John Mandeville, Grabhorn Press (1928)

The Travels of Sir John Mandeville Beyond the Holy Land, the latest publication from Foolscap Press, is one of the most beautifully done private press works in years. The publication exudes an aura of just about everything a private press work should be in terms of intent, spirit, craftsmanship and artisanal excellence. Happily for private press collectors, a 1928 version of Mandeville’s travels, published by … Continue reading The Travels of Sir John Mandeville Beyond the Holy Land, Foolscap Press (2019); Also, The Voiage and Travail of Sir John Mandeville, Grabhorn Press (1928)

Pearl, by the Pearl Poet, translated by John F. Crawford with Andrew Hoyem, Grabhorn-Hoyem (1967)

{Ed. Note: This article, and the pictures, are from Books and Vines contributor DlphcOracl.} One of the very pleasant aspects of being a collector of any sort is to stumble upon something that is simply wonderful, very affordable, and obviously under-priced in the market.  I recently purchased a book that fits that description and is an edition that you simply should not pass on should you find one … Continue reading Pearl, by the Pearl Poet, translated by John F. Crawford with Andrew Hoyem, Grabhorn-Hoyem (1967)