Heartwood. Norbert Krapf.
Heartwood
Heartwood
Heartwood

Heartwood

Roslyn Harbor: Stone House Press, 1983. 1st Edition. Illustrated by John de Pol. Wood engravings. Hardcover. Octavo. [vi], 38 pages. Fine. Bound in decorative paper over boards with cloth spine, beige endpapers. Spine titled in gilt. No significant wear.

A cycle of 22 poems about trees by a descendant of German woodworkers who settled the southern Indiana forests he hunted as a boy. This is #133 of 150 copies, signed by Krapf at colophon. Illustrated with 9 lovely wood engravings by John de Pol, who also did the decorative paper covers. An envelope addressed by the author to a prior owner is laid in, containing a pre-publication announcement for the book and an announcement from the publisher for its poetry broadsides, and an announcement from a different publisher for one of the author's other books.. Signed by Author.

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