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

{Ed. Note: This first ran last holiday season, though it has been updated with current information and the latest news from fine press publishers.} As the holiday’s quickly approach, it is time to remind all Books and Vines readers about the importance of doing all we can to support those who create and sell the finely done private press books we all admire. In a world awash … Continue reading It’s the Holidays — Support the Fine Press Eco-System!

The Revelation of Saint John the Divine, Gregynog Press (1932)

The Gregynog Press has a long and storied history as one of the pre-eminent private presses of the twentieth century. Founded in 1922 by Margaret and Gwendoline Davies, Gregynog quickly became one of the most influential private presses in the pre-World War II era, producing some of the era’s most beautiful and lasting works, including The Revelation of Saint John the Divine which you will see in this article. … Continue reading The Revelation of Saint John the Divine, Gregynog Press (1932)

The Revelation of Saint John the Divine, Limited Editions Club, 1995

The Revelation of Saint John the Divine (also known as Book of Revelation or Apocalypse of John) is certainly one of the more intriguing books of the Bible. As an apocalyptic work, it contains prophetic accounts of visionary experiences with vivid symbolism and predictions of future events; ultimately focusing on good versus evil, divine judgement and on a World to Come (versus the present world). The end of time scenarios seem to receive … Continue reading The Revelation of Saint John the Divine, Limited Editions Club, 1995