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For the hundredth time "Gaebboerjabb number (5) five" : 12 & 17 November 1980 : journal liftings / by Walter Hamady for Mother's Day

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Hamady, Walter  Search this
Laird, Mary Louise 1948-  Search this
Perishable Press Limited  Search this
Laird, Mary Louise 1948-  Search this
Physical description:
[34] p. : ill. ; 18 cm
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Place of publication appears on t.p. as "Minor Confluence, Wisconsin."
The hundredth publication of Hamady's Perishable Press, and the 5th book in its Interminable gabberjabb (or gaggerblabb) "series," this poem marks Mary Hamady's hospitalization, Nov. 12, 1980, and homecoming, Nov. 17, 1980.
Artist's book constructed as a collage of tipped- and pasted-in motifs, ephemera, blind-embossing, stitching, hand-made paper, and hand-printing.
Pages [19]-[20] printed on a folded leaf.
A 15 x 11 cm. cloth American flag is tipped in on p. [21].
"Notes" ([8] p., with text in part on covers) inserted in pocket on p. [31].
"There are just two hundred ... copies, with 3/4 looking for a home"--Colophon.
Issued in a brown paperboard binding with two lines of brown twine loosely attached across the front and back covers, and an exposed spine. The cover motifs apparently vary from copy to copy.
CHMRB copy 39088014775266 is "copy 14, 526" --Colophon.
CHMRB copy has a small printed label on front cover, reading: R.A.F. No 602 Squadron Pierre Clostermann; BC821.
CHMRB copy has the original brown paperboard binding.
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Call number:
N7433.4.H36 F67 1981
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