FCP B96 F03: Letter from Merle Armitage to Leonora Curtin, 1947/09/05

[Regarding Leonora's book Herbs and Healers of the Upper Rio Grande.] Its [sic] a monument. And somehow, the rather bad printing job doesnt [sic] seem to matter. In fact, it would be out of character for such a book to be a slick, perfect printing specimen...it would lose its identification with its subject. Somehow, the book looks like it came from the valleys, with their dustry roads, their badly eroded adobe houses, and their worn utensils. In other words, I think the book has character from a standpoint of its appearance. Its type is clear, and the paper is excellent. Had my printer done the job...it would have been impeccable...but I doubt if it would have so truly represented its text and its people.

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