In Black & White: A Wood Engraver’s Odyssey by Wesley W. Bates
Kentville. Nova Scotia: Gaspereau Press, 2008. $85.
"In Black & White is Wesley Bates’ account of his career as a freelance illustrator. Beginning with his earliest inspirations in the pages of books browsed in childhood, Bates recalls his first set of wood-engraving tools, his first and subsequent commissions, becoming established in the Hamilton arts scene, and his collaboration with friends and acquaintances in the private press and publishing communities."