John Stilgoe - Shallow-Water Dictionary


Shallow-Water Dictionary
By John Stilgoe

48 pages, 6” x 8”, soft cover with flaps, printed in 1990.

Interiors are excellent, covers are a bit scuffed with age. Some foxing at edges of paper.

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One of the two first trade paperbacks published by Exact Change, 1990. (See the 20th Anniversary Catalogue, on the About page, for more about Exact Change’s beginnings.) First edition of a text that John R. Stilgoe later republished with Princeton Architectural Press; an investigation into the physical limits of an estuary, and the linguistic limits to its description. With black-and-white photos by the author.