The Western Horizon, photographs by Macduff Everton, commentaries and sketches by Mary Heebner, introduction by Edmund Morris (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2000)
Understanding Far Eastern Art: A Complete Guide to the Arts of China, Japan, and Korea--Ceramics, Sculpture, Painting, Prints, Lacquer, Textiles and Metalwork by Julia Hutt with a foreword by Margaret Medley (New York: E.P. Dutton, 1987)
The Tibetan Art of Healing, paintings by Romio Shrestha, text by Ian A. Baker, foreword by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, preface by Deepak Chopra (San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1997)
Masterpieces of Ukiyo-E: Harunobu by Seiichiro Takahashi, English adaptation by John Bester (Tokyo: Kodansha International, 1976)
Regional Block: A Handbook for Use in the Clinical Practice of Medicine and Surgery by Daniel C. Moore (Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas, 1961)
The Diagnosis of Nervous Diseases by Sir James Purves Stewart (London: Edwin Arnold, 1913)
The Sourcebook of Medical Science: Human Body (New York: Torstar Books, 1986)
The Science Book, ed. by Peter Tallack (London: Cassell and Co., 2001)
The Book of Health: A Medical Encyclopedia for Everyone, compiled and edited by Randolph Lee Clarke and Russell W. Cumley (Princeton: D. Van Nostrand, 1962)
Medicine's Great Journey: One Hundred Years of Healing, created by Rick Smolan and Phillip Moffitt, introduction by Dr. Robert Coles, text by Richard Flaste, ed. by Nan Richardson, Catherine Chermayeff, and Thomas K. Walker (Boston: Bulfinch Press Book, 1992)
Japanese Theatre by Faubion Bowers, foreword by Joshua Logan (New York: Hermitage House, 1952)
"Lincoln Lang, a teenage boy who befriended him at this time, acutely compared his 'wild enthusiasm' for the West to 'an incredible, creeping plant.' (14)
"Its thin water-seeking rootlets finger the soil, gripping against the winds." (132)
This book is for healing, though books don't do that.
Understanding, though. Could do with the right book.
When I look for a suitable book, I look for an open space, and what more capacious than the horizon of the west?
Crossed with the eastern on the far side.
This book came from the library sale, the Santa Barbara Public Library sale, but it's also local in that the photographer (Macduff Everton) and the commenter/sketcher (Mary Heebner) live here, work here, endure it here.
They didn't ask for this.
If any harm is done, then this book is for healing.