The Ingoldsby Legends: A Gallimaufry, by Richard Barham, Barbarian Press (2015)

Knowing that a Barbarian Press book is slated to show up in the mailbox in the coming days is tortuous. Like a small child when the gates of Disneyland open, I sprint to the mailbox to be the first in line. The postman leaves, I open my box, short of breath, and….nothing!  Damn, I have to wait another 24 hours! Finally, the day arrives. As I begin tearing open the box, … Continue reading The Ingoldsby Legends: A Gallimaufry, by Richard Barham, Barbarian Press (2015)

Endgrain Editions Four: Simon Brett – an Engraver’s Progress, Barbarian Press (2013)

Barbarian Press recently published the latest in their ground-breaking Endgrain Editions (EE) series, Endgrain Editions Four: Simon Brett – an Engraver’s Progress.  For those not aware of the Endgrain Editions series, it is a series of works dedicated to wood engraving with each volume showcasing selected works of a single engraver, printed from the original blocks, with an introduction and a catalogue of major works. The first of this series, on … Continue reading Endgrain Editions Four: Simon Brett – an Engraver’s Progress, Barbarian Press (2013)