The Wandering Tattler. Illustrated by Ellen Lanyon. Diane Wakoski.
The Wandering Tattler. Illustrated by Ellen Lanyon.

The Wandering Tattler. Illustrated by Ellen Lanyon.

Driftless, WI: Perishable Press, (1974). 13 1/4 x 7 1/4. 36 pages (28 printed) on various Shadwell papers handmade by Hamady. Blue morocco spine titled in gold, black cloth boards. Black cloth slipcase. Panel of case has some small punctures along the bottom. Aside from two miniscule, barely perceptible scratches at spine base, the book is fine. Signed by Wakowski. Item #15610

No. 114 of 130 copies printed in Zapf Palatino in green, pastel orange, red, brown, black, yellow, blue, maroon, pink, & white--requiring innumerable press runs. Hamady mixed the inks to match the birds' colors. The last line of the colophon thanking the proof-reader reads "...being a good gynecologist. he has a good eye for details." Copy no. 9 at the University of Buffalo reads "...besides being a good gynecologist he is a word freak."

Price: $450.00

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