THE MATCHMAKER'S LAMENT AND OTHER ASTONISHMENTS. Poems by Leonard Nathan -- Drawings by Leonard Baskin.

Northampton: Gehenna Press, 1967. 8 x 11. (25) pages illustrated with 24 drawings by Baskin. Boards, spine label. Harold Hugo & family member's small bookplates inside front cover. A fine association copy inscribed by Baskin to "Harold: picture printer from Leonard: type printer." Item #17063

One of 400 copies; this signed "printer's copy" and inscribed. Printed in black & red in Arrighi type on Arches paper.Hugo's Meriden Gravure reproduced Baskin's drawings. "I was moved by Nathan's trenchantly ironic poems and was pleased to have the chance to make drawings to them. I rather think the book is too heavily freighted with drawings." --Baskin, The Work of Fifty Years 54.

Price: $450.00

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