Folklorists and Antiquarians

0002647983_10Landscape artist Maxim Griffin, as featured in this very wobbly Unofficial Britain profile, has made some postcards for The Travin Press, with an accompanying notebook of prose by Charles Swain.

The publishers describe it thus:

A set of three archival postcards documenting all your favourites in English Folklorists, Antiquarians and eccentrics throughout the years. Affectionate biographical accounts, quotes and lists of published tomes printed on nice matte stock.

Should you wish to find out more, click here for details.

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