Honey & Wax Booksellers is dedicated to the social life of the printed book: the way that all books bring writers and readers together, the way a particular copy can connect readers across time, or forge a bond between giver and recipient.
Fine Press Anniversary Edition of Thomas Mann's Death in Venice (1965)
Striking edition of Thomas Mann's fable of passion and decay, translated into English by the philosopher Kenneth Burke. This special edition, designed by George Salter, marks the fiftieth anniversary of Alfred A. Knopf's Borzoi Books. This copy is inscribed by Knopf to fellow publisher Storer Lunt, head of W.W. Norton
The Makers of Venice: Doges, Conquerors, Painters, and Men of Letters (1905), a history with wood engravings of Venetian Landmarks
First edition of Russell Green's Dreamers in Venice (1936), a tribute to the writers inspired by Venice, with great Art Deco cover art
St. Mark's Rest (1910), English art critic John Ruskin's pocket walking guide to Venetian monuments
The Merchant of Venice (1910), featuring a preface by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch and thirty-six mounted color plates by Sir James Linton.
These books ship directly from our store in Venice.