Constance Hieatt and Pauline Baynes did a book together: The Joy of the Court (1971), a retelling of the Erec story. There's a good website about Pauline Baynes here, but it doesn't seem to know about this book.
The gesture of this Roman ivory figurine stuck in my mind long lang after I forgot where I'd ever seen it. I've certainly never been to the Petit Palais in Paris, where it's housed. It was on the cover of a Penguin.
A few years ago there was a vogue for designing new vintage Penguin paperback covers. Here Michael DeForge has brought back the early 1970s New Canadian Library house style to promote his upcoming book launch.
Japanese novelist Mori Ogai, who studied medicine in Berlin, has a museum dedicated to him at the corner of Luisenstrasse and Marienstrasse in Berlin. Source. His autobiographical novel Vita Sexualis is the least salacious tell-all in the history of publishing.