Soon Brooke Palmieri will BE the world of rare books (for she is the Kwisatz Haderach!):
Well – here’s something a little different. It’s a constant preoccupation of course as to how to reach out to a wider public, to raise our profile, and generally to leave no cliché unturned in our quest to sell more of our wonderful books to the even more wonderful people who buy and collect them. But – action, speak, words, louder, all of that – and here is an exemplary effort at trying something a little out of the ordinary.
Sokol Books of London and Herman H. J. Lynge & Søn of Copenhagen have got together to hire some exhibition space for a week at The Gallery in Cork Street, in the heart of Mayfair, and to put on an exhibition of their finest books. Beauty & Brains (link and details in the blog-roll) is the theme – books both exquisitely beautiful and resounding down the years with their intellect…
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