• The Cat and the Fiddle: Four Hand Made Books / Malachi McCormick
The Cat and the Fiddle: Four Hand Made Books / Malachi McCormick The Cat and the Fiddle: Four Hand Made Books / Malachi McCormick The Cat and the Fiddle: Four Hand Made Books / Malachi McCormick The Cat and the Fiddle: Four Hand Made Books / Malachi McCormick The Cat and the Fiddle: Four Hand Made Books / Malachi McCormick

The Cat and the Fiddle: Four Hand Made Books / Malachi McCormick

Pamphlet bindings


FA.B7.0096
11.7 x 7.5 cm; (4 3/4 x 3 1/8 inches)
1985
Malachi McCormick
Stone Street Press
Staten Island
Four small, illustrated pamphlet books with offset calligraphy; presents classic nursery rhymes; with red, orange, light blue and blueish gray marbleized covers, respectively; all are stored in in a marbleized slipcase. Each book is divided by subject. The gray book is the first book in the series and contains an acknowledgment, publication information and a brief introductory paragraph about McCormick's personal connection with nursery rhymes- subject, "The Classics". Light blue book- " Riddles & Rides, Red Book- "Mammy, Daddy & Babby[sic]", Orange book- "Boys & Girls". All Caligraphy text originally rendered by McCormick and "...illustrations of the Bewicks; Clennell, Branston; Wright; Lee; and Orlando Jewitt among others that I have used".