Ladies in Waiting
By Alan Blum, M.D.
Gordo, Alabama: Paper Souvenir, 2009. Edition of 75.
5.5 x 8"; 18 pages. Letterpress printed with photopolymer plates on Domestic Etch paper. Typefaces: Optima and Baskerville. Perfect bound with cloth over boards.
Alan Blum, M.D., introduction: "I awaken each day with the wonderful faces of patients in my mind and the simple but funny, poignant, and wise stories I've been privileged to hear."
Ladies in Waiting contains Blum's sketches and jottings of his female patients.
I was eleven pounds when I was born, and I've never had a small day since
Do I have a boyfriend?! What'm I gonna do with a boyfriend? Husband's enough trouble for me.