The Sermon on the Mount, Grabhorn Press (1924); also Limited Editions Club (1977)

The Sermon on the Mount is the first of the Five Discourses of Matthew in the Gospel of Matthew. Containing the Beatitudes and the Lord’s Prayer, the Sermon on the Mount is the longest, most well-known, and important of the teachings of Jesus in the Gospels. It forms the basis of the ethics of Christianity with its message providing guidance towards the expected conduct of its believers. The Sermon on the Mount contains some of the most quoted words in all history, … Continue reading The Sermon on the Mount, Grabhorn Press (1924); also Limited Editions Club (1977)

Omoo, by Herman Melville, Oxford University Press for the Limited Editions Club (1961)

Ever since I read Herman Melville‘s Typee a few years ago, in the wonderful 1935 Limited Editions Club (LEC) edition from The Harbor Press, I have wanted to read Omoo, Melville’s second work and the sequel to Typee.  Luckily, the LEC also published Omoo, twenty six years after Typee, in an almost equally nice edition, this one printed by by Vivian Ridler of the Oxford University Press … Continue reading Omoo, by Herman Melville, Oxford University Press for the Limited Editions Club (1961)