The Ballad of Reading Gaol, by Oscar Wilde, The Old Stile Press (1994) & The Limited Editions Club (1937)

{Ed. Note: The first part of this article is taken from an earlier article from Books and Vines contributor Neil. I have updated the article, including some quotes, new pictures of the Old Stile Press edition, and have added the section on the Limited Editions Club edition.} Oscar Wilde (1854-1890) was an Irish poet/writer whose works remain immensely popular today. His best known works are The … Continue reading The Ballad of Reading Gaol, by Oscar Wilde, The Old Stile Press (1994) & The Limited Editions Club (1937)

A Review of Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, Limited Editions Club

[ed note:  this is a long review, so if all you care about is pictures, scroll to the end] The remarkable thing about Thomas De Quincey’s Confessions of an English Opium-Eater is that it is not required to be read by every college student prior to receiving a diploma! No amount of teaching, or reading of what stands in for ‘literature’ in many college’s today, … Continue reading A Review of Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, Limited Editions Club