Oblong 24mo. (12)pp. One of 275 copies. With cover and one full-page illustration by Ellen Lanyon. Printed dry in black, red, brown, and blue on three shades of Roma paper. The text comes from comments made by Laura Evans Hamady and her friends at the Children's Community School at Mt. Horeb. Proceeds from the book were shared with the School. In brown paper wrappers, with a peephole in the upper cover that exposes the illustration underneath. Very fine. (Two Decades of Hoamady & The Perishable Pres Limited 98). Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Why Did You Didn/t? Expanded Quotables from ...
Publisher: Perishable Press
Publication Date: 1980
Illustrator: Lanyon, Ellen
Book Description Mount Horeb, Wisconsin: Perishable Press (Walter Hamady), 1980, 1980. Condition: Good. Original handmade paper cover. 13.5 x 17cm. 12 page surfaces, 9 printed. Edition of 275 copies. Fine.Two Decades of Hamady and the Perishable Press Limited, no. 94.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 # 51-2522