Three On Community

Snyder, Gary, Wendell Berry & Carole Koda

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Place Published: Boise
Publisher: Limberlost Press
Date Published: 1996
Edition: First edition, 1/100
Binding: Paperback
Condition: Very good +
Book Id: 2903


66pp. Small octavo [19 cm] Handmade paper wraps in Japanese stab-binding. Housed in a green cloth folding clamshell with paper labels on the front board, and on the spine. Latch-piece of case closure missing, else Fine. Scarce. Handmade string bound wraps with decorative end sheets. One of only a handful of copies actually bound by the press. Limberlost press is a small fine press out of Idaho. Since 1986 they have issued nearly fifty completely handmade lettered press editions.


Signed by all three contributors on the limitation page. An important collection of essays by two of our finest living writers, Berry and Snyder, and Snyder's wife, Carole Koda. This is one of the most difficult and desirable Limberlost titles to find. A beautiful hand made book.Snyder's essay is titled 'Coming into the Watershed'. It was first given as a talk for the California Studies Center at Sacramento State College. The Berry essay, titled 'Conserving Communities', originally appeared in 'Another Turn of the Crank'. This is first appearance of the Koda essay titled, 'Dancing in the Borderland: Finding Our Common Ground in North America'. Foreword by Tom Lyon.

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