Title: Grand Canyon Search Ceremony. First Edition in dustjacket.
Publisher:  Barlenmir House Publishers, New York, 1972, ISBN:0879290064
Seller ID: 100885
WOFFORD, Philip. Grand Canyon Search Ceremony. (New York): Barlenmir House (publishers, 1972). First Edition. Pp. (64). Unpaginated. 8vo, grey cloth with gilt titles to spine. A long poem by the Arkansas-born (1935) artist and poet. "This ecstatic, epic poem emerges froma trip to Arizona and New Mexico in the summer of '68... and urgent narrative probing human experience and American history in forms of the Grand Canyon and the Indians who still live there... songs and ceremonies blend into concrete elements... the theme and cry is for regeneration... by a well-known painter whose enormous exploding and vivid canvases have been exhibited in over 20 shows." -from the dust jacket. Name inked to flyleaf, four characters inked to rear pastedown, else very good in very lightly rubbed, unclipped dustjacket. 25.00