Gymnopaediae

images by J. Martin Pitts Perched on a cliff that towers a thousand windy feet above the southern Aegean stood the ancient city of Thera. First among the sanctuaries and temples of the city was that of Apollo Karneios and in the middle of the month Karneios...

Abraham and Isaac

by Chester Mystery Plays images by J. Martin Pitts from the Chester Mystery Plays Mediaeval Mystery Plays wove into dramatic form many of the strongest and most elemental stories in the Bible. Here, the mounting anguish of Abraham, commanded by God to sacrifice...

The Waternymph and the Boy

by Roden Noel images by J. Martin Pitts Martin Pitts' name has been associated with The Old Stile Press since the very beginning. He made linocuts for our first book and, since then, a succession of projects with his images has been eagerly awaited and well received...

Painting the Clouds

by J. Martin Pitts images by J. Martin Pitts a book of images by J. Martin Pitts, with a transcript of his last journal assembled, designed and printed by Nicolas McDowall Martin Pitts was one of those invigorating teachers who had everyone painting, convinced that...