WESTERN TRILOGY. The Prairie. The Desert. The Ocean. Limited edition signed by Mary Heebner.
WESTERN TRILOGY. The Prairie. The Desert. The Ocean. Limited edition signed by Mary Heebner.
WESTERN TRILOGY. The Prairie. The Desert. The Ocean. Limited edition signed by Mary Heebner.
WESTERN TRILOGY. The Prairie. The Desert. The Ocean. Limited edition signed by Mary Heebner.
WESTERN TRILOGY. The Prairie. The Desert. The Ocean. Limited edition signed by Mary Heebner.
WESTERN TRILOGY. The Prairie. The Desert. The Ocean. Limited edition signed by Mary Heebner.
WESTERN TRILOGY. The Prairie. The Desert. The Ocean. Limited edition signed by Mary Heebner.
WESTERN TRILOGY. The Prairie. The Desert. The Ocean. Limited edition signed by Mary Heebner.
WESTERN TRILOGY. The Prairie. The Desert. The Ocean. Limited edition signed by Mary Heebner.
WESTERN TRILOGY. The Prairie. The Desert. The Ocean. Limited edition signed by Mary Heebner.

WESTERN TRILOGY. The Prairie. The Desert. The Ocean. Limited edition signed by Mary Heebner.

Santa Barbara, CA: Simplemente Maria Press, 2000. First Edition. Hardcover. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall. New condition. Item #014736

Three volume set in hardcover, with separate paperback colophon folder and a tipped-in original watercolor, protected in the original slipcase. The slipcase has minimal shelfwear/soiling. Number 19 of 20 copies, signed and numbered by Mary Heebner in the colophon folder and in each book. Each volume is a different color cloth binding. The front pastedown of each book illustrates a map of the area. The Prairie (brown binding) has 31 accordion style pages, of which 15 uniquely illustrate the accompanying text with original watercolors hand-painted on hand-made paper by the artist. The other 16 contain text and are printed on the same kind of hand-made paper, except for two which include some decoration. The Desert (reddish binding) has 27 accordion style pages, containing as many swaths of tipped-in hand-made papers, of which 13 uniquely illustrate the accompanying text with original watercolors hand-painted on hand-made paper by the artist. The other 14 contain text and are printed on the same kind of hand-made paper. The Ocean (blue binding) has 29 accordion style pages, of which 13 uniquely illustrate the accompanying text with original watercolors hand-painted on hand-made paper by the artist. The other 16 contain text and are printed on the same kind of hand-made paper, except for two which include some decoration. "The original watercolor paintings and text are by Mary Heebner on Sekishy Natural paper. The text is excerpted from The Western Horizon, Abrams, New York, 2000. Typeset digitally in Bembo & Trajan and printed on letterpress from polymer plates by John Balkwill of Lumino Press. Paloma Cain assisted in layout and production. Paintings & text are tipped onto accordion-folded Tiepolo paper. USGS topographical maps of Nebraska, Mojave Desert and bathymetric maps of the Pacific Ocean are used as endpapers in The Prairie, The Desert, and The Ocean, respectively. The signed and numbered edition is limited to twenty copies, of which 5 are hors commerce." First edition.

Price: $2,250.00

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