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Re: Do bookbinder's children have no baby books?
- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
- Subject: Re: Do bookbinder's children have no baby books?
- From: Michael Joseph <mjoseph@RCI.RUTGERS.EDU>
- Date: Thu, 9 Oct 1997 15:43:52 -0400
- In-Reply-To: ***Beth*** <mainelybeth@PRODIGY.NET> "Re: Do bookbinder's children have no baby books?" (Oct 9, 3:16pm)
- Message-Id: <199710091942.MAA20104@SUL-Server-2.Stanford.EDU>
- Sender: "The Book Arts: binding, typography, collecting" <BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU>
On Oct 9, 3:16pm, ***Beth*** wrote:
> Subject: Re: Do bookbinder's children have no baby books?
> >Has anyone here done anything exciting for their own child, for a friend's
> >child or as a commissioned work?
> >Or a commemorative text or broadside?
> > Karen from Atlanta
>-- End of excerpt from ***Beth***
When my daughter was born I began to print a series of limited edition
chapbooks of nursery rhymes on a small, table-top, press, and kept at it for
about three or four years. Since her parents named her Hannah the series got
called Hannah Goose Nursery Rhymes. Maybe not 'exciting,' but pretty fun--a way
to amuse for awhile the Muse of Domestic Bliss
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