The Endless Bookshelf : simply messing about in books





last three

October - December 2012

Buchnarr, 1494. Ware! Ware! Ware the Book-Fool!


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december 10

november 10

october 10

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may-june 10

6 December 2012

That Time of Year : Best Book of 2012

— Lord Dunsany. Lost Tales. Vol I [Introduction by Michael Swanwick]. Text printed letterpress from Centaur and Goudy types on Hahnemühle paper, with ornamental initials. 29 pp. Pegana Press, 2012. Edition of 128 copies, stitched in lavender wrappers. Previously uncollected stories and vignettes by Dunsany, from early in his career, assembled in a finely printed edition by Mike Tortorello. On grounds of form (beauty), content, and the way this book justifies its existence —  by collecting material that had never