Song of the Sly Mongoose

Brown, Arthur

Published by Perishable Press, 1981
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Octavo. (36)pp. One of 200 copies. Frontispiece by Janet Morgan. Printed in gray, blue and black on three signatures of three sheets each, each trimmed shorter than the last to show the layers of blue, light gray, and dark gray. Hamady, the proprietor of the Press, was greatly impressed with Arthur Brown's poetry, and describes his reading at a poetry night as "one of the finest performances ever witnessed." Brown died in 1982 at age 33. Bound in soft brown handmade paper, with a second, smaller illustration by Morgan printed across the spine. Very fine. Prospectus laid in. (Two Decades of Hoamady & The Perishable Pres Limited 98). Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Song of the Sly Mongoose
Publisher: Perishable Press
Publication Date: 1981
Illustrator: Morgan, Janet

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BROWN, Arthur.
Published by Perry Township: Perishable Press (1981). (1981)
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Book Description Perry Township: Perishable Press (1981)., 1981. First edition.. [32 pp]. Fine in wrappers and fine printed dust jacket. Poems with an illustration by Janet Morgan. One of 200 copies. Seller Inventory # 54022

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Perishable Press) Brown (Arthur).
Published by 8vo, pp.27, (Walter Hamady) Perishable Press, Mt Horeb, Wisconsin, 1981. (1981)
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Book Description 8vo, pp.27, (Walter Hamady) Perishable Press, Mt Horeb, Wisconsin, 1981., 1981. Soft cover. Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. One of 200 copies printed in Sabon Antiqua on `Shadwell' papers of various colours and textures. Illustrated with 2 photo-engravings by Ellen Lanyon. Bound in a `Shadwell' paper made from rags and cattails. A fine copy. First edition of the author's first book. Seller Inventory # 431

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Brown, Arthur:
Published by [Mt. Horeb]: The Perishable Press, [1981]. (1981)
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Book Description [Mt. Horeb]: The Perishable Press, [1981]., 1981. Printed wrappers. Frontispiece by Janet Morgan. Fine. First edition. One of two hundred copies printed in Sabon Antique on various papers handmade from rags. Seller Inventory # WRCLIT 43751

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Brown, Arthur R. and Janet Morgan (illustrator)
Published by Mount Horeb, Wisconsin: Perishable Press (Walter Hamady), 1981 (1981)
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Book Description Mount Horeb, Wisconsin: Perishable Press (Walter Hamady), 1981, 1981. Condition: Good. Original handmade paper cover. 20.5 x 14 cm. 36 page surfaces, 20 printed. Edition of 200 copies. Fine.Two Decades of Hamady and the Perishable Press Limited, no. 98.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. Seller Inventory # 51-2524

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Brown, Arthur
Published by Perishable Press, [Mount Horeb, Wis.] (1981)
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Book Description Perishable Press, [Mount Horeb, Wis.], 1981. Edition limited to 200 copies, 8vo, pp. [28]; printed throughout in gray, blue and black on blue, gray and off-white Shadwell paper, and bound in brown Shadwell made especially for the book using "cattails from a nearby marsh." Full-p., illustration by Janet Morgan. The only book by Brown: "His early an untimely death at c. 33 in 1982 took a genuine powerful voice away from us all and I think of that loss often" (Hamady, Two Decades, 98). Seller Inventory # 5984

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BROWN, Arthur
Published by Perishable Press, Mt. Horeb, WI (1981)
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Book Description Perishable Press, Mt. Horeb, WI, 1981. Condition: Fine copy. 8vo, original wrappers. Fine copy. First edition. Limited to 200 copies hand-bound in a mottled brown and blue Shadwell made especially for the edition using among other things, cattails from a nearby marsh. Hamady 98. Seller Inventory # 21173

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