The Three-Cornered Hat, by Don Pedro Antonio de Alarcón, The Plantin Press for The Limited Editions Club (1959)

Don Pedro Antonio de Alarcón (1833 – 1891) was the most widely read Spanish author of his day. He wrote novels, short stories, poetry, travel books and essays. The Three-Cornerned Hat (El Sombrero de Tres Picos) is, however, the one which has most survived from both a critical and popular standpoint. The story is based on popular tradition of the time and provides a window looking at village life in Andalusia in … Continue reading The Three-Cornered Hat, by Don Pedro Antonio de Alarcón, The Plantin Press for The Limited Editions Club (1959)

A Child’s Garden of Verses, Robert Louis Stevenson, Limited Editions Club

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) is one of history’s greatest writers whose works are amongst the most read in the world today.  While in the intellectual craziness of the twentieth century his literary reputation waned, works such as Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde ensured that sanity would  prevail and Stevenson would again be critically recognized for his immense contribution … Continue reading A Child’s Garden of Verses, Robert Louis Stevenson, Limited Editions Club