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.

Designing and Making Hats and Headpieces–by Judy Bentinck

It’s Easter Monday. That means school’s out and I get to review a book about hats. It also means I get to play the ‘Tell us something about yourself that … Continue reading

April 6, 2015 · 1 Comment

The Bookfoxes are Breaking Up! (For the hols… just for the hols).

This is a photo of a typical Bookfox right now, in the middle of such a busy year, taking some well earned rest and catching a few health-giving rays. It’s … Continue reading

August 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Kind of Salvation: ‘My Perfect Mind’

(A Vulpes Random ….) . Th’untuned and jarring senses, O, wind up Of this child-changed father. King Lear, Act IV, sc. Vii . Love’s mysteries in souls do grow But … Continue reading

March 29, 2013 · 6 Comments



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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.)