Welcome to our latest catalogue. The usual wide range of subjects, across all ages from the 1480s to the 1980s, and covering all moods from the deeply serious to the mildly amusing, from the grave to the gay. We aim to bring together books, manuscripts, drawings, prints and photographs that tell...
A short list for spring days
Click on the all-seeing eye for a short list of a dozen books to see you through these early spring days. The oldest book was published in 1499, the newest in 2013. Quite a spread. And with letters from Plato and Alexander the Great as well as an annotated poem...
A January Dozen. A short list to cheer up the New Year
Welcome to the New Year and our first short list of 2023 designed to cheerus up, wipe away our tears get us leaping out of bed. Fairies and physics, Japanese and Czech design, an American President and a Russian Emperor, satire and scholarship. Click on the picture of the Elfin Dance...
Books and Photographs for Warm Weather. Summer 2022
THE NAKED AND THE NUDE: AESTHETICS, ART, HISTORY, POETRY, POLITICS, SOCIOLOGY, SPORT, FASHION, HUMOUR. A SELECTION OF BOOKS AND PHOTOGRAPHS ON THE SUBJECT OF REMOVING ONE’S CLOTHES. Click on the image below to view the list.
High culture and counterculture. Classicism and neoclassicism. Bombs and butterflies. Catholics and anti-Catholics. Click on the architectural drawing below to see Voewoodian dialectics in action.
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