Carson City, Nevada: Oracle Publications, 1994. Limited deluxe edition. Hardcover. 81/350 signed R. Buelteman on colophon with signed and numbered, matted silver-selenide print (9 1/2" square) with tissue guard. Oblong Folio. 126pp. Original textured gray cloth with blind-stamped lettering on cover, black on spine, black silk lever, housed in matching clamshell box with blind-stamped lettering on spine. Laid in is a printed leaf with Robert McDonald's text on Light. Black endpapers.
Fifty photographs of nature scenes on the peninsula south of San Francisco, closed to the public for nearly 100 years. "Light, the source of life, is the medium of Robert Buelteman's art. His vision is its inspiration. His photographs, like all works of art, are statements about the meaning of life and of art itself." (McDonald). Each photograph juxtaposed with quotes of writers on facing pages, e.g. "the far of yapping of coyotes skips across my mind like a stone over water." (Kevin Opstedal). Contains artist's statement. List of quotes at rear. Fine condition. Item #49014