- Mission, Canada: Barbarian Press, 1994.
- thick 4to.
- full blue leather, with patterned endpapers and contained in a drop-back box.
- Unpaginated (but approximately 340 pages).
Price: $7,000.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 49989
First edition, limited to 430 copies of which this copy is one of 50 special copies bound thus and containing a signed, tipped-in frontispiece by Rosemary Kilbourn. Contains an astounding 121 wood engravings chosen by the artists and printed directly from the blocks onto individual leaves. Printed and published by Crispin and Jan Elstead at the Barbarian Press in British Columbia. Printed on Zerkall mould-made white wove and ivory laid paper. Includes a new press device by Barry Moser, a specially cut frontispiece by Rosemary Kilbourn, and a title page designed by Ted Staunton. With introductory essays on Canadian and American wood engraving by Patricia Ainslie and Paul Ritscher, bibliography, and brief biographies of the artists.