The Valley Floor (Mother Duck Press, 1978)
Four hundred copies handset and printed on Simpson-Lee 100% recycled paper by Michael J. Wilson with a treadle-powered Chandler & Price letterpress at Todas las Casas de Boruca Gallery as Book Project One of the Bisbee Press Collective. Hand-sewn. Twenty-five numbered copies were hardbound.
Michael Gregory is an angry Walt Whitman as he documents the decline and fall of the land he knows and loves. . . . a valuable poetic contribution to our knowledge of the Southwest.
A wonderful book.
Gregory knows, loves, respects — and would nourish — both the desert valley of which both the desert valley of which he writes and the language in which he rites of it.