Agnes Miller Parker: Wood-engraver and Book Illustrator, 1895-1980
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Wakefield, West Yorkshire: Fleece Press
Here the frontispiece is where modern readers understand it to be, having 'moved to the left' about the early 17th century. Frequent use of the frontispiece is found in modern private press books, where the owner-operators usually choose an attractive image to ‘show off’ the contents; a method of enticing the reader. This Fleece Press production by Simon Lawrence is no exception, making use of Agnes Miller Parker’s excellent donkey engraving to draw one into the rest of the book, and her fine work.
Ian Rogerson, “Agnes Miller Parker: Wood-engraver and Book Illustrator, 1895-1980,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed December 4, 2023, https://otago.ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/10648.