(Easthampton, MA), 1981. 9 x 11 1/2. 22 leaves. Illustrated with five large color etchings by Debra Weier -- along with collage, blind-embossing, flaps, and pop-ups. Tan Fabriano boards bearing another etching are edged with morocco, by Gray Parrot. Fine in cloth tray case, with the prospectus. Item #18308
Weier's 5 etchings are fullpage, double spreads. Some of these bear a collaged overlay which opens to reveal the poem. Several have pop-ups. The text leaves of Arches Buff and tan Rives have undulating waves of color in muted earth tones. Designed and printed by Debra Weier and Bill Bridges with text in sky-blue, black, and sand. A Japanese paper is made with chips of Chilean stone. No. 31 of 60 copies signed Belitt, Bridges, and Weier. Weier has created artist's books under the Emanon imprint since 1977. This one was done while she taught at Hampshire College. Her works are collected by both major art museums and university secial collections. This early Emanon book is uncommon. OCLC locates one copy in Spain. The MMA also has a copy.