A68. You Can't Make Paper From a Loofah
A68. Rigby Graham. You Can’t Make Paper with a Loofa. Santa Cruz, California: Peter & Donna Thomas, 1992.
21.5 x 14 cm (8 ½” x 5 ½”), 32 pages, 50 copies.
Binding: Coptic binding. Covers are pastel green handmade paper boards with pastel blue grid pattern; textured with deeply indented laid lines. Three diamond shapes stamped in gold on cover. Paper: White, Svecia Antiqua. Printing: Digital. Typography: Digitally set Palatino. Illustration: Reproductions of five drawings originally made by Rigby Graham. Notes: The drawings were made by Graham in 1958 for John Mason’s book Papermaking as an Artistic Craft. Notes: Second edition of A66.
“The first edition sold out immediately and to satisfy demand we immediately made a second edition. Everything except for the color of the covers and the date and colophon were the same as in the first edition.”