The Transposed Heads, by Thomas Mann, The Allen Press (1977)

Long time Books and Vines readers know that The Allen Press is one of my all-time favorite private presses. Almost always completely hand-done, their books exude oodles of character. Their 1977 edition of The Transposed Heads, by Thomas Mann, is one of my favorites. The story is phenomenally good, by far the most enjoyable of any Mann work I have read (and Mann himself agrees, … Continue reading The Transposed Heads, by Thomas Mann, The Allen Press (1977)

Allen Press, of Lewis and Dorothy Allen

{Ed Note:  The following article is another contribution by reader DlphcOracl. Initially written as a comment to a previous post concerning Foolscap Press, DlphcOracl was kind enough to expand on that with photographs and colophon information.  The photos sent to me had spectacular resolution; hopefully the quality still comes through the importing, compression and posting process.} {Ed Note II, 9/22/2011:  Information and photographs of Edgar Allan … Continue reading Allen Press, of Lewis and Dorothy Allen