(Kentville, Nova Scotia): Gaspereau Press, 2003. First edition. One of approximately 800 copies per the publisher. Cultural variations on the myth of the great bear constellation in four languages--English, Latin, Greek and Cree. Bringhurst describes URSA MAJOR as "a poem that marries Cree and Greek traditions in a form that is a cross between a five-act play and a string quartet." 4to dark blue paperwraps with flaps; printed in black and silver; narrow, printed band illustrated with photograph of Bringhurst on rear cover; wood engraving of bear by Bates on title page; text in four languages using varying types; 90 pages. Fine with publisher’s prospectus laid in.