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.

Alfred Wallis, Artist and Mariner, by Robert Jones

Alfred Wallis (1855-1942), mariner and fisherman, who lived for most of his life in Cornwall and is most closely identified with St Ives, at the end of his life was … Continue reading

May 11, 2012 · 9 Comments

Coming up on Vulpes Libris

It’s a truly esoteric week on Vulpes Libris; so much so that I can’t even come up with a nicely glib paragraph. ¬†Instead, enjoy this picture of two finches on … Continue reading

May 6, 2012 · 1 Comment

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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.)