Mount Horeb, Wisconsin: Perishable Press (Walter Hamady), 1972. Original marbled boards and cloth chemise in cloth slipcase. 16 x 20 cm. 25 leaves printed on one side, loose as issued. . Edition of 125 numbered copies. Fine.
Two Decades of Hamady and the Perishable Press Limited, no. 52.
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 #51-2549