A quaint and curious volume

A quaint and curious volume

Arguably one of the most iconic poems written in the English language, Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Raven”, has been given a new, remarkable lease of life in its 171st year by David Pelham, paper engineer, bestselling author and a substantial figure in cover design lore. The result, The Raven: A Pop-up Book, illustrated by Christopher Wormell and created by Pelham, will be published by Abrams on 9th August, priced £16.99.

Pelham may be a familiar name to some and his output during his stint as art director of Penguin Books during the 1970s ensured that his illustrations will be familiar: his min...

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