Vulpes Libris

A collective of bibliophiles talking about books. Book Fox (vulpes libris): small bibliovorous mammal of overactive imagination and uncommonly large bookshop expenses. Habitat: anywhere the rustle of pages can be heard.

Coming up on Vulpes Libris

foxmittensMost of the Bookfoxes have succumbed to Post-Wimbledon exhaustion, but three of our hardiest souls will be manning the Vulpes Libris court this week with reviews of art books, a biography and JD Simon’s latest novel.

Monday: RosyB considers one of the great pleasures of the physical book when it comes to her love of art books.

Wednesday: Kate gobbles up a new biography of Elizabeth von Arnim.

Friday: Hilary considers JD Simons’ An Exquisite Sense of What Is Beautiful.

The picture of “Fox Mittens” is by Matilda of Flickr and is reproduced here under a Creative Commons licence. Clicking the image will load the source page.

4 comments on “Coming up on Vulpes Libris

  1. Jackie
    July 7, 2013

    Those mitten are really cute and rather realistic for their medium.

  2. Lisa
    July 8, 2013

    I know! Look at those little tails! I also like the way that one of them looks a bit unhinged.

  3. rosyb
    July 8, 2013

    I want them.

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  • (The header image is from Aesop's Fables, illustrated by Francis Barlow (1666), and appears courtesy of the Digital and Multimedia Center at the Michigan State University Libraries.)
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