On this new page on the website we are going to feature selected books from the private press books that we display and sell at our Balch & Balch specialist bookshop in Hay-on-Wye. First up, an unusual one: a hand written, hand drawn book by Nuneaton-based calligrapher Andy Moore.

More books will be added on this page in the coming days and weeks. Check back in again soon!

Van Gogh’s Yellow Book

Private press: Andy Moore Calligraphy

Van Gogh’s Yellow Book is a numbered and signed limited edition of ten books. The book features extracts from Van Gogh’s letters concentrating on his love of all things yellow, the sun, sunflowers, the Yellow House in Arles, South of France. 13” X 10” in size, the writing and illustrations are hand written and drawn in gouache on tan colour paper by BFK Rives. The books are hand sewn and bound by Ursula Jeakins of Starsmead Books using, on the covers, paste papers supplied by Victoria Hall. The first copy was produced in January 2017 and the last in December 2018. Price: £495

Van Gogh’s Yellow Book by Andy Moore Calligraphy is available to view and buy at Balch & Balch, 20 Castle Street, Hay-on-Wye, HR3 5DF, Wales.

To buy remotely, please contact Emma on or call +44 (0) 7879 373431. Books can be posted to anywhere in the world.