Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Sibylline Leaves

Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Sibylline Leaves

    Two hundred years ago, in July 1817, a somewhat eccentric, chaotic and occasionally brilliant collection of poems was published under the Delphic title, Sibylline Leaves. Its eccentric, chaotic and frequently brilliant author S.T. Coleridge, wrote, in the preface to the work, that it “contains the whole of [my]...

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Voewood and The Essex House Song Book

Voewood and The Essex House Song Book

Among the joys and privileges of being based at Voewood is working against the backdrop of one of the finest Arts and Crafts houses. There is a short introduction to the house elsewhere on the website but I started to think a little more about the construction of the house when...

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Welcome to Voewood Rare Books

Welcome to Voewood Rare Books

Voewood Rare Books is a new venture born from an old one. Many of you may remember the second-hand bookshop at Fish Hill in Holt, originally owned by Simon Gough and more recently by Simon Finch under the name Voewood Art and Books. We decided to move out of the...

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Gocho Shigeo. Forty Years of Self and Others.

Gocho Shigeo. Forty Years of Self and Others.

In 1977, Gocho Shigeo published Self and Others, regarded as his most influential and distinctive work and one which led Japanese photography in new and complex directions. Gocho Shigeo was born in 1946. His output was tiny, three books in limited editions, but he suffered from Pott’s disease, a rare...

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