New for spring and summer 2017: rare, fabulously illustrated, beautifully bound books to inspire and entertain you at home or on holiday.
'Venice' by John Craig: a sumptuous volume printed by The Whittington Press. Sold already, though.
'Russian Alices': illustrated editions from the USSR and the post-Soviet era, containing beautiful illustrations not seen outside of Russia until now.
'Summer Cooking' by Elizabeth David: First Edition (1955), with a unique 2016 binding by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Sold already, though.
Psst! A reminder regarding... 'Glory, Azure & Gold: twelve stained-glass windows by Thomas Denny'.
A special edition published by Reed Contemporary Books and printed at The Whittington Press. Only two copies of this edition remain available. These include an original signed etching by Thomas Denny and a signed introduction by Patrick Reyntiens.
This is the first book about the work of Thomas Denny (b.1956) whose radiant windows are to be found in the Cathedrals of Durham, Gloucester and Hereford, as well as in many parish churches across England.
£275 (plus P&P and insurance)
The second standard edition is also available at Reed Contemporary Books.
"It is a beautiful, beautiful book with material to educate and inspire us. A definite recommend."
Glass Network magazine, June 2017
£40 (plus P&P and insurance)
And watch this space!
Reed Contemporary Books is setting up an office on the first floor at 6 Chapel Row, Bath BA1 1HN. Tel: 07515 884206. Viewing by appointment.
We are also planning a Christmas show for the beginning of December.