Canadian Fine Press Exhibit
Don McLeod was back to his old tricks snapping photos at the Canadian Fine Press Exhibit on January 23. The event was held at the John M. Kelly Library, part of the University of Toronto’s University of St. Michael’s College. Scroll on to see what went down.
Wood engraver George A. Walker and type designer Rod McDonald with the keynote speaker for the evening, designer Robert MacDonald.
Stan Bevington and Rick/Simon of Coach House Press.
Chester Gryski, George A. Walker, Deborah Barnett (college printer at St. Michael’s College), Rod McDonald and Robert MacDonald. Deborah and Robert were co-founders of Dreadnaught Press in Toronto in the 1970s.
Rod McDonald and Robert MacDonald—not to be confused!
Hope you enjoyed a peek at this bookish event. Thanks again to Don McLeod for the pictures!
The Devil's Artisan is remarkable in Canadian publishing in that most of the physical production of our journal is completed in-house at the shop on the Main Street of Erin Village.
We print on a twenty-five inch Heidelberg KORD, typically onto acid-free Zephyr Antique laid. The sheets are then folded, and sewn into signatures on a 1907 model Smyth National Book Sewing machine.
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