Welcome to the home of the most beautiful books on the web

I spend my days scouting out all the most beautiful books (current and vintage), and let you know where you can find them, how much they are worth, and anything else you might like to know to help you build your collection.

Video Tours

My YouTube channel features many in-depth reviews of beautiful publications. Look inside, learn some trivia, and enjoy the classical soundtrack.

Illustrated Bibliographies

The site contains many illustrated lists and information about all the most beautiful series, as well as in-depth information about the complete body of work of several amazing vintage illustrators and authors.

Blog

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Recent Articles

Book Reviews, Video Links, New Bibliographies and Site Updates
Classic Novels

Cased Classics by Peter Owen

Peter Owen publishers have come out with an interesting series of novels which feature artwork from contemporary British artists printed paper-over-board beneath elegant die-cut jackets. I love that this collection features international classics, which is refreshing Read more…

Admin

Rebuilding the site

This post is just a placeholder to let you know that after two long, terrible months, I finally gave up trying to fix the problems with my website. The only solution available was to delete Read more…

Get in Touch

Hi! I recently had a catastrophic database corruption Currently rebuilding the site and am rebuilding the site during September 2018. Thanks for your patience! Everything should be back online by the end of September 2018. Please feel very welcome to get in touch with site suggestions, recommendations of your favourite books, or basically any sort of bookish chat - I'd love to hear from you!

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