These are photos of Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There, printed at Pennyroyal Press in 1982 with wood engravings by Barry Moser. Bookbinder Philip Smith completed the forwarding of these two fine press books over in the U.K., but the binding was not completed before his death. He made a notation on the colophon at the back of both regarding when he had started the forwarding of the books.
Bernard Quaritch Ltd. is one of London's oldest antiquarian booksellers and played a fascinating role in book history going back to 1847.
Established in 1853, Maggs is one of the world's largest antiquarian booksellers...
To start our book world exploration, Anthony Davis, solicitor, scholar of distinction, and bibliophile, provided us with two, half-day private tours around specific areas of London, such as Bloomsbury, that were rich in history related to literature and books.
Two weeks ago I took a course with the California Rare Book School at UCLA on the topic of descriptive bibliography.
This is the second time that I have attended the CODEX Biennial Book Fair and Symposium, and again, I came away having learned more valuable information about book arts and collecting.
Typographical Explorations. How does a printer select a specific type to create a connection to the content of the text for the reader? #bookhistory #printinghistory #typography #bookcollecting
When I became a mother, one of my priorities was sharing my love of books with my children. Here are three of my favorite children's books about books.
I signed up for a subscription to the Arion Press after taking a tour of the Press and Mackenzie & Harris Typefoundry earlier this year.
At this stage in my book collecting, cataloging has become more critical. How can I find the best software for a private library?