Berkeley: Counterpoint Press, 2010. First Edition. Companion volume to the film The Practice of the Wild, directed by John Healey, in which long-time friends Snyder and Harrison "discuss their loves and lives and what has become of them throughout the years. Set amidst the natural beauty of the Santa Lucia Mountains, their conversations - harnessing their ideas of all that is wild, sacred, and intimate in this world..." (from front flap). Provenance: While not marked in any way, this copy is from the collection of Montana author and screenwriter William "Gatz" Hjortsberg (1941-2017). Item #5090
Limited Issue, signed by both authors on a specially-designed plate reading "An Autographed Edition From The Country Bookshelf" mounted to front endpaper. Octavo (23.5cm); black and grayish-green paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; xii,,8-130,, with an additional 30pp of black & white photos; DVD in a clear plastic sleeve mounted to rear pastedown. Fine in a very Near Fine dustjacket, unclipped (priced $28.00), with only some trivial surface wear to note.