Twenty-Five Poems about Trees and Leaves : including some prints of leaves
New York: Hammer Creek Press, 1959.
Illustrated by Illustrated. Limited Edition. Paperback. Very Good- with no dust jacket. Item #15380
Dampstain in bottom margins, light edgewear, light tone, otherwise light wear. Solid sewn paperback. ; Limited Edition of 30 copies on Sekishu paper. French fold, paper wrappers, stitched oriental style, with paper label on front cover. Printed by typographer and book designer John Fass in his YMCA room on a small iron press, made by Hughes & Kimber in 1905, and previously owned by Bruce Rogers and Valenti Angelo. Illustrated with leaf prints made directly from leaves by Fass with penciled identifications, each individual leaf only lasting for one or two printings. "What I do is for pleasure. If, while printing, I should like to see a change made here or there or even a change in color, I do it. I like variety, and after all I am doing it for my own satisfaction, so why should I adhere to rules, formulas, etc.? That takes the pleasure out of it and makes it strictly commercial." Jackson Burke et al, with Check List by Herman Cohen; John Fass & The Hammer Creek Press; 41. A hard-to-find and delightful high spot of the Hammer Creek Press private press creations by John Fass.;  pages.