It’s the 2016 Holidays — Support the Private and Fine Press Eco-System!

{Ed. Note: This is an annual article encouraging all Books and Vines readers to keep private and fine press publishers and re-sellers in mind this holiday season as your source for unique, classy and meaningful gifts. The article has been updated with current information and the latest news from private and fine press publishers, while I sheepishly admit lifting the introduction from the holiday article of last year. … Continue reading It’s the 2016 Holidays — Support the Private and Fine Press Eco-System!

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

{Ed. Note: This is an annual article encouraging all Books and Vines readers to keep private and fine press publishers and re-sellers in mind this holiday season to be your source for unique, classy and meaningful gifts. The article has been updated with current information and the latest news from private and fine press publishers. Please pass this link on to everyone you know, the more that … Continue reading It’s the Holidays — Support the Private and Fine Press Eco-System!

Seven Pillars of Wisdom, by T.E. Lawrence, Castle Hill Press (1997)

I have been remiss in not having highlighted Castle Hill Press until now. In a recent article on the Bruce Rogers/T.E. Lawrence 1932 Odyssey, I had a chance to mention Castle Hill Press, but giving them the spotlight in a more focused article on their great work is well past due. Castle Hill Press is owned by Jeremy and Nicole Wilson. The aim of the press is to publish high-quality … Continue reading Seven Pillars of Wisdom, by T.E. Lawrence, Castle Hill Press (1997)

A Look at the Renowned Alberto Tallone Printing House, Alpignano, Italy

{Ed. Note: 8/25/12, added four pictures of Tallone’s 1935 edition of Odes by John Keats. See in the pictures section, towards the end of the section looking at their books.} Alberto Tallone Printing House is an Italian institution, publishing fine books since the early 1930’s; first in Paris then moving to Alpignano, Italy in 1959. Alberto Tallone moved from Milan to Paris in 1931 in order to apprentice … Continue reading A Look at the Renowned Alberto Tallone Printing House, Alpignano, Italy