Panning for Lead ... Striking Gold

Traditional Anarchy: The Complaint Department. Letterpress anarchists in the alternate music scene in Toronto. By Jack Illingworth. Profusely illustrated. Includes photographs of Nicholas Kennedy, Alex Durlak and Liisa Graham.

A Checklist of the Complaint Department, 2003-2005. By Nicholas Kennedy.

Digital Influence in Letterpress Printing. By Anik See.

Commercial Nostalgia and the Revival of an Ancient Craft. Hand lettered retail signage in Montreal. By Jocelyne Bedard and Hugo L. Casanova.

Panning for Lead ... Striking Gold. A letterpress tour through the American mid-west. Includes stops at Red Butte Press, Sam Weller's Zion Bookstore, the Press of the Palace of the Governors in Santa Fe, Southern Methodist University, Pyracantha Press at Arizona State, the Idaho Center for the Book at Boise State. By Jane Tilley Merks.

More Dingbats, Ornaments and Fanciful Initials. Including nine initials and six headpieces.

A Rogue's Gallery of the Canadian Book and Printing Arts, featuring Stan Bevington of Coach House Press.

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.

Keepsake laid in designed and printed letterpress on the VanderCook by Nicholas Kennedy at Trip Print Press, Toronto.


The Devil’s Artisan would like to acknowledge the generous financial support of the Canada Council for the Arts and the Ontario Arts Council.

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In This Issue:

Traditional Anarchy: the Complaint Department, by Jack Illingworth.

A Checklist of the Complaint Department, 2003—2005, by Nicholas Kennedy.

Digital Influence in Letterpress Printing, by Anik See.

Panning for Lead ... Striking Gold, by Jane Tilley Merks.