PETER & DONNA THOMAS
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Song of the Open Road (2011) Walt Whitman. 3 by 3 inches. 16 panel accordion book. The text is the first stanza of Whitman's well loved poem is letterpress printed, using Goudy 30 type in red ink, on an ochre colored piece of Peter's handmade paper. Eight watercolor paintings of gypsy caravans that Donna painted while at the Society for Creative Anachronism's 2010 Pennsic Wars are printed on a white sheet of Peter's handmade paper that has been hand cut and laid over the text sheet. The book is bound with a unique modified piano hinge binding that Donna developed specifically for this book. 150 copies. $75.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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