‘The books are seemingly designed to look like the kinds of books you’d absentmindedly pick up in an junk or antique shop somewhere on a weekend outing, then decide not to buy. Yet here they are, looking gloriously out of place in the middle of the rampantly modern and individuated shelves of a major contemporary bookshop . . .

The books are printed by Smith Settle of Yorkshire, who also do Slightly Foxed: The Real Reader’s Quarterly, and the finished product is indeed a delight. It sits happily in the hand and sits open well on the table’

The Independent

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