The Country Road
52 Turkey Press · Isla Vista 1998
The Country Road · Poem by James Laughlin
Designed by Sandra Liddell Reese in collaboration with Tom Adler in memory of James Laughlin (1914-1997). This poem, by the founder of New Directions, first appeared in The New Yorker in 1992. Printed on a single sheet of French-folded Kitakata from handset Perpetua and bound in a three-panel paper case of grey Moriki paper. The Iris print of the painting by Marjorie Phillips that hung in the Laughlin dining room in Norfolk, Connecticut was scanned from a photograph taken by Sandra Liddell Reese. Edition of 70 copies. 6 x 7.5 inches (folds out to 22.5 inches).