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Editorial | Paul Razzell
Chairman’s Letter | Russell Maret

Special Feature: Fine Printing and Book Arts in Massachusetts

My Studies at the Free Academy of Gehenna | Lance Hidy
The Society of Printers | Richard Zauft
Straighten Up and Dress Right | Barry Moser
Abigail Rorer and Barry Moser | Simon Brett
Arno Werner, Leonard Baskin, Harold P. McGrath and the Tradition of Book Arts in Massachusetts | Barbara Blumenthal
To Heaven in a Hellbox with Art Larson | Michael Kuch
The Story of Daniel E. Kelm | Aprile Gallant
David Bourbeau, Bibliotect (1942–2009) | Jesse Rossa
The Private Press Activities of William Addison Dwiggins Part 1: ‘The White Elephant and The Fabulist, 1913–1921’ | Bruce Kennett
The Sun Hill Press | Jesse Marsolais
Wild Carrot Letterpress | Bruce Chandler
A Field Guide to Book Arts Programs in New England | Katherine M. Ruffin
A Checklist of Fine Press Books Produced in Massachusetts and Published in 2010 | Michael Russem

Beyond Massachusetts

Fine Printing in the Northeast Kingdom: The Stinehour Press, Elton Hall
Wolfgang Buchta | Russell Maret
Glenn Goluska | Chester Gryski
William B. Ewert, Publisher: A Passion for Writers and Writing | John Kristensen
David Wolfe and Scott Vile: Practicing the Black Art in Maine | Ian J. Kahn
MCBA × 25 = Space + Time | Betty Bright


How to Photograph Books | Annie Schlechter


Fine Printing’s Design Problem | Michael Russem
McDonald’s or Chez Panisse? | Jerry Kelly

Copy and Print

Barbarian Press’s The Play of Pericles


Alphabetum Romanum: The Letterforms of Felice Feliciano c. 1460, Verona | reviewed by Bruce Whiteman
The Artist & the Capitalist: William Morris and Richard Marsden | reviewed by Fran Durako
Displaced | reviewed by David Evans
French Renaissance Printing Types | reviewed by Andrew Steeves
In the School of Baskin | reviewed by Terrence Chouinard
Love, Graham Nash | reviewed by David Evans
Papermaking at Hayle Mill | reviewed by Beth Kanell
25 Years of Artists’ Books by Robin Price, Publisher | reviewed by Crispin Elsted

Books Briefly Noted | Paul W. Nash