Publisher: Portland, Oregon: Nazraeli Press, 2009
Edition: 1st Edition
Condition: New / No dust jacket as issued
Item #: 106537
First edition, first printing. Special limited edition of 500 hand-numbered copies, with an original ["toned" black-and-white] Type-C print on Kodak Royal paper tipped in the final page (4-7/8 x 3-3/4 inches), signed and dated ("2009") in black marker on verso by Meeks. Hardcover. Paper-covered boards, no dust jacket as issued. Photographs by Raymond Meeks. 16 pp., with 8 duotone reproductions (5 as two-page spreads). 7-1/2 x 5-3/4 inches.
The 54th publication in the Nazraeli Press One Picture Book series. From the publisher: "In Doctrine of an Axe, Raymond Meeks surveys a constantly shifting landscape, where dormant fields of reposed soil serve a restorative promise, a certain catharsis from out pasts and a metaphor to the synchronistic relationship between the health of the land and the condition of its inhabitants."