Parenthesis 8

A Plea for Initial Letters | Dennis Hall
Dust Wrappers by English Artists
Linocutting in Scotland | Linda Farqueson
The Stoneman, A poem. Matthew Hollis
Who Needs Dolly? Eric Spiekermann

Chronically Constipated Books

Goblin Market | Hilary Paynter
Llareggub . . . or Buggerall | Michael Mitchell
The Return of A. J. Raffles | Dennis Hall
Pleasure Deferred | Kathy Whalen
Some Delays at Oxford University Press | John Randle

Problems & Presses

Ron King and the Circle Press | Rudolph Ellenbogen
English Books by Contemporary Dutch Private Presses | Willem Keizer
San Francisco Center for the Book
An International Celebration of the Book Arts
How the Old Stile Press Came to Love the Photopolymer Plate | Nicolas McDowall
The Other ‘Mac’ | Harry McIntosh
Inkjet Printing | Gordon Gumn
Some Technical Considerations | Adrian Lack
Repeat-Pattern Papers from FPBA
In Memoriam: John Dreyfus | John Smith
Creating Good Impressions | John Smith
UK Fine Press Book Fair 2003
Press Fairs since 2001
Private Libraries Association
The Russian Artist’s Books of Mikhail Karasik | Erast Kusnezov
Pixie Books from India | Priya Pereira
Bookmakery Elephant’s Tail | Radoslaw Nowakowski

Forgotten or Neglected Books

Geoffrey Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales | David Knott
The Battle of the Frogs and Mice | Dennis Hall


Three Alices | reviewed by Alan White
Front Cover | reviewed by Dennis Andrews
An Insect Alphabet | reviewed by David Blamires
Richard Shirley Smith | reviewed by Rigby Graham
John Lawrence | reviewed by Frank Martin
Private Press Books 1992–1993 and 1994–1998 | reviewed by Jim Beall
Images of Engraving | reviewed by Martyn Ould
An Alphabet in Praise of Frogs and Toads | reviewed by Kathy Whalen
Tonge’s Travels | reviewed by Guy Bentinck
Three Fishing Books | reviewed by Keith Harwood
Forty Years of the Magazine Illustration
Circus | reviewed by William Moore
Oscar Wilde: A Plea and a Renaissance | reviewed by Willem Keizer
Stephenson Blake | reviewed by Keith Stubley
The Book Decorations of Thomas Lowinsky | reviewed by Brian Webb
The Anthony Dowd Collection | reviewed by John Byrne
Searle & Searle | reviewed by Wendy Coates Smith

Books Briefly Noted | Paul W. Nash

Chairman’s Piece
Alphabet Book Competition/FPBA and Clarion, 2002
Design a Book of Fables: Competition for 2004