OR EVEN FORE-EDGE PAINTING?

OR EVEN FORE-EDGE PAINTING? The London International Antiquarian Book Fair was also an opportunity to make some new friends and we were completely knocked over by the work of Margaret Costa. Margaret is one of the few fore-edge painters working in this country. Fore-edge painters clamp the

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EVER THOUGHT OF HAVING AN INSCRIPTION?

EVER THOUGHT OF HAVING AN INSCRIPTION? We are just back from the London International Antiquarian Book Fair and were delighted to catch up with an old friend Paul Antonio. Calligrapher par excellence Paul is a master of his art and. Should you want an inscription in

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OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF THE WATERLOO COMMEMORATIVE ANTHOLOGY

OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF THE WATERLOO COMMEMORATIVE ANTHOLOGY Today sees the official launch of the Waterloo commemorative Anthology, exactly one month before the bicentenary. We hope that by the end of the week all of our subscriber copies will have left the bindery, leaving us plenty of

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WATERLOO EXEMPLARY GOES ON DISPLAY

WATERLOO EXEMPLARY GOES ON DISPLAY We are absolutely delighted that the first exemplary copy is going on display in the Great Hall at the Royal Hospital Chelsea. The book will rest on one of the hospital's great treasures, the table on which the Duke himself was

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THE WATERLOO COMMEMORATIVE ANTHOLOGY – EXEMPLARY EDITION

THE WATERLOO COMMEMORATIVE ANTHOLOGY EXEMPLARY EDITION Finally the very first copy of our exemplary has arrived in the office. The box, modelled on an officer's writing slope, has taken several prototypes to perfect, but we are now absolutely delighted with it. The book and the portfolio sit snugly

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A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM ILLUSTRATED BY ARTHUR RACKHAM

A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM ILLUSTRATED BY ARTHUR RACKHAM Richard at the bindery hand crafts all of our SAS War Diaries and when he is not doing that, well he lets rip a little. This absolutely beautiful rebinding of A Midsummers Nights Dream, illustrated by Arthur Rackham

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WATERLOO FIRST PRINTING

WATERLOO FIRST PRINTING We have just completed the printing of the maps and tip-ins for the Waterloo Commemorative Anthology. The Siborne anaglyptographs were a challenge to say the least, but Steve and the team at Hampton Printing have done a fantastic job. Its not often you

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WATERLOO ANTHOLOGY IN PRODUCTION

WATERLOO ANTHOLOGY IN PRODUCTION Our Waterloo commemorative anthology is now well under way, The page designs are nearly completed, the first scatter proofs have arrived, the wooden writing slopes for the Exemplary Edition are ordered and the first of the embroidered leather panels have been completed.

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COME TO YORK BOOK FAIR 19TH AND 20TH SEPTEMBER 2014

COME TO YORK BOOK FAIR 19TH AND 20TH SEPTEMBER 2014 You can see the full range of our books, including the latest Waterloo anthology dummy copies and the bespoke writing slope for the exemplary at the York National Book Fair on the 19th and 20th of September. Come

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