Posts Categorised: Books

Two books about boats

It’s World Book Day. I wanted to share two brilliant books about boats. One came from Mundal Norway, the other from a charity shop near our studio. Both written in 1975 and first published by AB…

Bookplates

I picked up the book ‘Bookplates’ published in 1956 from a local bookshop. It’s full of miniature personalised works of art. A bookplate (or booklabel), also known as ex-librīs (Latin, “from the books of…”), is…

York Book Fair

I enjoyed York Book Fair this year. I treat it more of a visual indulgence than a shopping experience, an art gallery where I am allowed to handle the pieces of work. I came away…