Where Many Shipwrack

by John Donne images by Robert Macdonald a selection of early poems by John Donne with woodcut images by Robert Macdonald The poems are taken from Songs and Sonnets and Elegies, the earliest writings of John Donne (1572-1631). This love poetry is intense, rhetorical...

A Christmas Sequence

by Benjamin Britten Chester Mystery Cycle images by Angela Lemaire chosen by Benjamin Britten from the Chester Mystery Cycle with an Introduction by Dr Andrew Plant. Fifty years ago Benjamin Britten wrote Noye’s Fludde – an opera-for-all telling the story of Noah’s...

White Voices (La Croisade des Enfants)

by Marcel Schwob images by Keith Bayliss There will be few people who do not feel in some way moved, emotionally involved even, when mention is made of The Children's Crusade. Keith Bayliss has made large woodcut images of the children in progress through the book --...

Talking Through Trees

by Edward Picton-Turbervill images by Angela Lemaire A thoroughly delightful exploration of trees around St John’s College, Cambridge revealing their importance to a young undergraduate as he entwined the role of organ scholar and music student with his emerging...

Three Miniature Books

images by Julian Schwarz Eight Cycling Sibyls, Eight Famous Crows from Ancient Rome and Eight Nudes on One Plank created by Julian Schwarz Julian Schwarz, sculptor and printmaker who lives in France, took a floorboard one day and carved into it Eight Nudes on One...