The Affectionate Shepheard

by Richard Barnfield images by Clive Hicks-Jenkins with an essay by Dr. Peter Wakelin: The enigmatic shepherd: the sweet and bitter love of Richard Barnfield (1574-1627) When The Affectionate Shepheard was first published, in London in 1594, its author was 20 years of...

Sonnets

by Richard Barnfield images by Clive Hicks-Jenkins After a gap of three years, we were extremely happy to have completed our second publication with a text by the 16th century poet Richard Barnfield and with images by Clive Hicks-Jenkins. This set of twenty powerful...

Scenes from the life of Jesus

images by Natalie d’Arbeloff from Afterword by Natalie d’Arbeloff Although these drawings were made more than half a century ago, the idea that they might be made into a book is less than a year old as I write and the texts and references and introductory pieces have...

Houses of Leaves

by Dafydd ap Gwilym images by John Elwyn a selection of poems by Dafydd ap Gwilym We have a life-long love for the mystical, pastoral school of painting that flowered so richly in Samuel Palmer's Valley of Vision and which erupted again in the neo-romantic paintings...

‘from an Almanack, 1726’

by Cardanus Rider images by Peter Reddick pen and ink drawings by Peter Reddick A copy of this 'Almanack' (entitled British Merlin and billed as having been 'made and compiled for his Country's Benefit, by Cardanus Rider') has remained in Nicolas' family since the...