A Letter From Carl Dair About The Paper Mills Of Amalfi, Italy - Introduction & Afterword by Robert R. Reid
A Very Fine edition of 75 numbered copies. Introduction & afterword by Reid hand-set in 14-point Garamond, printed on damp Lana Antique. Four-page letter in Dair's hand reproduced from polymer plates, printed damp on handmade Amatruda paper —one of the mills Dair mentions in the letter. Sewn in a wrap of blue cotton paper made specially for this project by Reg Lissel. One of the few copies signed (uncalled for) by Robert Reid on the limitation page;
Robert Reid, who also wrote the introduction to this book, corresponded with Dair during the 1950s and early '60s; most of these letters were donated to McGill University, but this letter was recently discovered in Reid's files.