(Poestenkill: Kaldewey Press), 1988. 24 1/2 x 19 1/2. Seven sheets of heavily textured brown Japanese paper by Shusaku Tomi. With 17 linecut-monoprint illustrations on hand-colored backgrounds in various shades of green. Bound with a Brazilian rosewood spine. The book is gently folded in thirds and laid into a wooden box with large printed label on the lid & laced-in linen ties. Fine. Item #17817
The illustrations are made after photo collages and enlarged leaves and buds from the more than 200 year-old maple trees in Poestenkill.Printed by the poet/artist in 30 point Futura letterpress. One of 40 forty folded signed copies in a box. (There were also 21 deluxe bound copies.).