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This issue includes Gordon Sisler's comparison of an early, and a late, edition of Henry David Thoreau's essay The Bean-Field as designed and printed by the late Bill Poole at the sign of the Umber Chicken (aka Poole Hall Press, Grimsby). Transcendentalism as applied to small-scale animal husbandry on the Niagara Escarpment. Librarian John Shoesmith interviews Rollin Milroy of Heavenly Monkey (Vancouver) and learns something of the influence of the various private presses Rollin most admires. Stephen Sword travels the country in pursuit of cylinder presses on display in Canadian museums and weighs the relative mechanics of Cranstons, Campbells and Whitlocks. And Greyweathers's Larry Thompson introduces the newly minted MacOdrum Library Book Arts Lab at Carleton University,

Also in this issue is the Rogues’ Gallery, featuring a profile of Deborah Barnett, and Richard Kegler’s discussion of Goudy Cloister Initials.

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Since 1980, the Devil's Artisan has established a reputation as Canada’s ‘Journal of the Printing Arts’. DA fosters an appreciation of the art of bookmaking and reaches out to a global audience of typographic and printing arts enthusiasts who appreciate the value of the printed word even in this digital age. DA publishes articles on historical subjects, typography and book design, profiles book designers and wood engravers, and features small artistic and experimental presses operated by a new generation of print enthusiasts.

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