Month: September 2011

Thursday, 29 September 2011

Posted on 29/09/2011

I had a phone call from John Murray on Friday.  He said he’d been reading my blog about our new facsimile of South Polar Times. ‘In case you’re interested,’ he said, ‘I’ve got some original glass plat …


Friday, 16 September 2011

Posted on 16/09/2011

Peter Suart came in on Friday to sign his etchings for the new Gulliver’s Travels – the final stage of a project which has been in the pipeline for well over a year. Meanwhile I was polishing my lette …


Monday, 5 September 2011

Posted on 05/09/2011

Last Wednesday I went to the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge to check the proofs of vellum leaves from a psalter by William de Brailes. I was accompanied by Lorenzo, the amiable Italian printer, who w …