Santa fe: The Press at the Palace of the Governors, 2008. Mark Van Stone. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. Item #18753 .
Folio. Unpaginated. One of 65 numbered copies (this being No. 42) finely printed by Tom Leech at the Palace press. Signed by both authors on the colophon. Finely bound by Rosalia Galassi in quarter cloth, with marbled paper sides by Tom Leech. Printed spine label. A fine copy printed in two colors on letterpress throughout; the title page printed in three colors, using the Maya glyph in light blue created by Mark Stone based on John's and Renée's ideas.
Road to the Cloud's House is a collection of 20 prose poems written by American poets John Brandi and Renee Gregorio. The poems are inspired by the authors' travels along the Sak Be, or White Road, of the Maya through Chiapas, Mexico. The Sak Be is an ancient network of roads that once connected major Mayan cities. The authors' journey takes them through a variety of landscapes, including jungles, mountains, and villages. They encounter a variety of people and cultures along the way. The poems are written in a lyrical and evocative style. They capture the beauty of the landscape and the richness of the Mayan culture. The authors also reflect on their own personal experiences and journeys.
Road to the Cloud's House is a unique and beautiful book that captures the essence of the Maya culture and landscape.