Our Grandmothers, by Maya Angelou, Limited Editions Club (1994)

I have remarked in the past on how the Limited Editions Club (LEC) under Sidney Shiff did an excellent job at expanding the focus of the LEC to include many more modern works, including those by African-American writers and artists, that had been overlooked by the LEC in the past. The work highlighted in this article is a perfect example. Mr. Shiff combined the great and iconic African-American writer/poet Maya … Continue reading Our Grandmothers, by Maya Angelou, Limited Editions Club (1994)

Poems of Frank O’Hara, Illustrations by Willem de Kooning, Limited Editions Club (1988)

Frank O’Hara (1926 – 1966) was a leading poet of what was known as the New York School, until his life was cut short in an unfortunate and freakish beach accident. His reputation has grown considerably over the years to where he is now considered one of the great American poets of the mid-twentieth century. O’Hara served in the U.S. Navy in World Was II, after which he … Continue reading Poems of Frank O’Hara, Illustrations by Willem de Kooning, Limited Editions Club (1988)

Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte, Limited Editions Club

{Ed. Note: LEC has a couple of these in stock in new condition.  Contact Jeanne Shiff at 212-737-7600 or 800-701-8870 if interested.} Certainly one of the most beautiful and sought after works of the Limited Editions Club (LEC) is their 1994 edition of Wuthering Heights, illustrated by Balthus. In fact, it would be hard to argue anything other than this being one of the most … Continue reading Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte, Limited Editions Club