Mount Horeb, Wisconsin: Perishable Press (Walter Hamady), 1979. Original handmade paper covers. 28.5 x 6.5 cm. 36page surfaces, 26 printed. Edition of 225 copies. Fine.
Two Decades of Hamady and the Perishable Press Limited, no. 91. Bradbury. Twentieth Century United States Miniature Books, no. 2.
Walter Hamady (born 1940) is an American artist, book designer, papermaker, poet and teacher. He is especially known for his innovative efforts in letterpress printing, bookbinding, and papermaking exemplified in the productions of The Perishable Press Limited and the Shadwell Papermill, founded by Hamady in the mid-1960s. In 1966 Hamady joined the faculty of the University of Wisconsin, Madison where he would teach papermaking, letterpress printing, and bookbinding for more than three decades. Item #51-2538