Mount Horeb, Wisconsin: Perishable Press (Walter Hamady), 1971. Original handmade paper covers. 18 x 14 cm. 16 page surfaces, 9 printed. Edition of 55 copies. Fine.
Two Decades of Hamady and the Perishable Press Limited, no. 53.
Signed presentation copy.
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 #51-2550