The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, Illustrated & Hand-Illuminated by Valenti Angelo, Limited Editions Club (1935); Also, The Folio Society Limited Edition from 2009 with Illustrations by Niroot Puttapipat

{Ed. Note: 07/13/2014, Thanks to a Books and Vines reader, I have added some pictures of the also very nice Limited Edition of the The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám from The Folio Society with wonderful illustrations by Niroot Puttapipat. See at the bottom of this article, after the pictures of the Limited Editions Club edition}. After Books and Vines contributor Dlphcorcl’s recent articles highlighting some of the greatest fine press editions … Continue reading The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, Illustrated & Hand-Illuminated by Valenti Angelo, Limited Editions Club (1935); Also, The Folio Society Limited Edition from 2009 with Illustrations by Niroot Puttapipat

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

Gulliver’s Travels, by Jonathan Swift, Folio Society Limited Edition

{Ed. Note:  Pictures and colophon information thanks to LibraryThing user Virion.} One of the more recent limited editions (published November 2011) to come from Folio Society (FS) is Jonathan Swift’s masterpiece, Gulliver’s Travels. The limited editions (LE) from FS always seem to cause excitement when announced, and it is easy to see why when you look at the effort that goes into them and the pretty … Continue reading Gulliver’s Travels, by Jonathan Swift, Folio Society Limited Edition