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artists' books; mothers; Feldman family mothers and sons; letterpress printing


1 volume, 19 pages. One of 45 numbered copies. "The type of A Packet of Letters is 18 pt. Bodoni and was set by Mollohan Typesetting of West Warwick, Rhode Island. It was printed on Nideggen paper on a hand fed Vandercook Press. The binding is by Stuart Einhorn of Providence, R.I.A Packet of Letters was published in an edition of 45 ..."--Colophon. Title and text in red and black on title page. Bound at the head of the text with white-coated metal spiral binding. Text is attached to a cloth cover binder with an off-center opening in front. A mounted paper label with title and author name is split to allow the cover opening. Library has copy no. 31 Keywords: woodcuts, literacy, World War II, letters from a son serving in the military during WWII to his mother.

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Providence, R.I. : Ziggurat Press, 1988.


©Feldman, Walter, Providence RI: Ziggurat Press, 1988.

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spiral bindings; paper


29 cm

A packet of letters



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