Wilderness Letter

Stegner, Wallace , V. Douglas Snow(illus.)

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Place Published: Salt Lake City
Publisher: Red Butte Press, University of Utah
Date Published: 1995
Edition: First edition
Binding: Hardcover
Book Id: 18533


[56pp.] Thin folio [40 cm] Beautifully bound in cottonwood boards sewn in the Coptic style. Foreword by Page Stegner. Five original etchings by Utah artist V. Douglas Snow. Housed in rust colored cloth clamshell with paper label attached to spine. Edition of 75 copies, with 25 hors commerce. Numbered 70 of 75. A beautiful handcrafted book from the Red Butte Press. Fine in near fine clamshell. Prospectus and order form laid in.


Signed by the artist on the colophon. One of the scarcest of all Stegner publications. In 1960 Stegner wrote this letter on the importance of federal protection of wild places. This letter was used to introduce the bill that established the National Wilderness Preservation System in 1964. A beautiful handcrafted book from the Red Butte Press.

By This Author: Stegner, Wallace