‘Though an angel should write, / still ’tis devils must print.’— Thomas Moore (1779–1852)
DEVIL’S ARTISAN #53, FALL/WINTER 2003
Tools and Techniques of Wood Engraving
Original printed wraps. 48 pp. Octavo.
Notes on the Tools and Techniques of Wood Engraving. Includes seventeen illustrations. By George A Walker. Appendix A: Bibliography. Appendix B: Suppliers, Resources and Organizations.
Printed offset by Tim Inkster on the Heidelberg KORD at the printing office of the Porcupine's Quill in the Village of Erin, Wellington County, Ontario, Canada. Smyth sewn into 16-page signatures with hand-tipped endleaves front and back. The cover features an additional two engravings by George Walker.
Keepsake laid in is a signed engraving by George A Walker that depicts the artist's mentor Bill Poole at work. The keepsake is printed letterpress by the artist at the Biting Dog Press, Toronto, Ontario.
The Devil’s Artisan would like to acknowledge the generous financial support of the Canada Council for the Arts and the Ontario Arts Council.