The Blue Life Sketches was typed on an Underwood No. 5 and printed on vellum sewn over newsprint to give the degenerate appearance of something precious.  The cover's lettering is gold stamped and the drink ring is the bleached bottom of a Mirror Pond Pale Ale bottle.

The Blue Life Sketches

by Jonathan Treadway

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