Solander (or clamshell) cases are boxes of archival quality that completely enclose books to protect them from sunlight, moisture, dust, insects, and to a limited extent, even smoke and flame. They were invented in the ...
Back in 2010, I got my 70 kilos of 19th-century volumes of PUNCH from Peter Harrington, and I nearly cried when I received those 5 very large and very heavy packages. So since then Peter Harrington has held a very special place in my heart. https://twitter.com/PHrarebooks/status/1402668080719872010
With the hazy days of summer descending, we’ve gathered together a selection of intriguingly disorientated and psychotropic works, exhibiting the access which artists and writers sometimes have to different planes of experience.
I was quite nervous about looking at the books when popping in a few years ago. One staff member took me downstairs and showed-off all the #Orwell first editions in their DJs and insisted I hold them and take some photos. It was very, very kind of them. https://twitter.com/PHrarebooks/status/1402668080719872010