Cargo. Paul Nelson.


Iowa City, IA: The Stonewall Press - The Seamark Press, 1972. First Edition. First Edition being a limited edition of only 250 copies. This edition of Nelson's collection of poems was printed on a handpress, on handmade Tovil paper, set in Emerson fine, by noted fine press printers Kay Amert, Howard Zimmon and K.K. Merker. Cargo is the fourth book published by Seamark, however, it is the only book issued jointly by the Seamark Press and Kim Merker’s Stonewall Press. Upon Merker's passing in 2013, his New York Times obituary stated that "for four decades, using presses he operated with his own inky hands, Mr. Merker was a designer, typesetter and printer of some of the most beautiful books made in America in the late 20th century." An important, and the only joint, publication of two of among the finest presses of the 20th century. Very good in blue cloth with paper label spine. Item #74

Price: $75.00

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