Original issue used silkscreen printing, employing up to sixty-nine (69) screens for a single page. This is the 1st trade edition. Book covers recipes for mud pies and cakes.
"The edition ‘Mud Book’ (1983) is a collaboration between American composer John Cage and textile designer/artist Lois Long The edition consists of the ‘Mud Book’ and a separate note by John Russell, providing a witty insight into the story of its creation." - from http://www.ccnoa.org/John-Cage-Lois-Long