The Near Woods
[Berkeley], Tangram Press, 2005. An attractively produced limited edition of a story that first appeared in Seneca Review. According to the colophon, one of 165 saddle-stitched copies in wrappers; there was also a hardcover lettered edition of 26, done by artist book publisher Charles Hobson, who also contributed two tipped-in color illustrations to this edition. With an autograph letter signed by the publisher, Jerry Reddan, to Peter [Matthiessen] laid in, conveying both this Lopez title and the included broadside Haibun by Keith Kumasen Abbott. Both the Abbott broadside and the Lopez book are near fine. [#032497] $300

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