Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, by Lewis Carroll, Illustrations by John Tenniel, Limited Editions Club (1932, 1935)

There is no question that the three most desirable titles, from a collectors standpoint, of the George Macy Limited Editions Club (LEC) era are the Picasso illustrated and signed Lysistrata from Aristophanes, James Joyce‘s Ulysses with illustrations and signature of Henri Matisse (some with Joyce’s signature also) and the Lewis Carroll ‘set’ of Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. The desirability of these titles have less … Continue reading Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, by Lewis Carroll, Illustrations by John Tenniel, Limited Editions Club (1932, 1935)

Leaves of Grass, by Walt Whitman, Limited Editions Club (1929) and Peter Pauper Press (1950)

{Ed. Note: This post has been updated to include some pictures, thanks to Books and Vines contributor DlphcOrcl, of the 1940 Doubleday Doran edition mentioned in the article below. These newly added pictures are at the bottom of the article.} Books and Vines has shown a lot of love to Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass, and I want to continue that one more time! The very … Continue reading Leaves of Grass, by Walt Whitman, Limited Editions Club (1929) and Peter Pauper Press (1950)