EXTRAORDINARY NEW WEBSITE LAUNCHES

EXTRAORDINARY NEW WEBSITE LAUNCHES Welcome to our new look website. It marks a sea change in the business as we largely move to a digital footing. On the site you will find a video showing each individual Extraordinary Edition and we are now offering digital viewings

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LIBRARIES BUY CARTOGRAPHIC HISTORY

LIBRARIES BUY CARTOGRAPHIC HISTORYFollowing our excellent review in the IMCOS journal the Cartographic History of the Channel Islands was purchased by both Cambridge University Library and The Bibliotéque Nationale.

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HERE’S ONE WE MADE EARLIER

HERE'S ONE WE MADE EARLIERAfter making The Extraordinary Book of Wisdom we thought it would be fun to make another small but Extraordinary book. The result THE EXTRAORDINARY BOOK OF 100,000 LIMERICKS created as a keepsake for the Wynkyn de Worde Society.After the society held

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A SCHOOL FOR JOY

A SCHOOL FOR JOYThis book is a bit of a departure for us. Our neighbour Michael is translating it from the French for the author, his friend, Helene Khim-Tit. It is the frankly extraordinary story of how the two great tragedies in her life drove

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THE EXTRAORDINARY BOOK OF WISDOM

THE EXTRAORDINARY BOOK OF WISDOMThis little leporello-folded book contains all the wisdom you will ever need from Aristotle to Homer (Simpson). The book can be read forwards, backwards, top down and bottom up, and when fully unfolded reveals the most important wisdom of all –

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COMMEMORATING PAUL FARNES

COMMEMORATING PAUL FARNESWe were very sad to hear of the death of Paul Farnes. As one of our last Battle of Britain pilots, Paul along with Geoffrey Wellum and Thomas Neil signed our Spitfire Edition of the RAF Commemorative Anthology. I was hugely privileged to

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CARTOGRAPHIC HISTORY HIGHLY COMMENDED

CARTOGRAPHIC HISTORY HIGHLY COMMENDEDThe Cartographic History of the Channel Islands was highly commended in the Limited Edition and Fine Binding category at the British Book Design and Production Awards. We are previous winners with The King's Survey of the Channel Islands and last year the

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BALCH & BALCH TO OPEN IN HAYE-ON-WYE

BALCH & BALCH TO OPEN IN HAYE-ON-WYEWe are delighted that Balch and Balch are opeining a private press bookshop in Haye-on-Wye on March 30th. You will find exhibitions, demonstrations and events showcasing how the books are made and the stories behind them and it is

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RAF ANTHOLOGY WINS BEST BRITISH BOOK AWARD

RAF ANTHOLOGY WINS BEST BRITISH BOOK AWARDThe RAF Centenary Anthology has won the BEST BRITISH BOOK award at the British Book Design and Production Awards 2018.Thank you to the BPIF for a fabulous evening, to everybody at Ludlow Bookbinders, Pureprint and the Air Historical Branch

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RAF ANTHOLOGY SHIPPING

RAF ANTHOLOGY SHIPPINGAfter two and a half years of extremely hard work by a great many people the RAF Centenary Anthology has started shipping to our subscribers. All subscribers will have received their books by the end of April and we are now gearing up

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