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POETRY FOR CRAZY COWBOYS AND ZEN MONKS

by Coffin, Raymond


$ 16.50


Santa Barbara, CA: Ross-Erickson, 1980. Stated First Printing of May, 1980. Text/BRAND NEW. Illustrated soft cover/NF w/trace edge and surface wear. Collection of poems written during the seven-year period Texas-born, cowboy-monk, Raymond Coffin lived in a Renzai monastery in Kyoto, Japan. The monastery had over two thousand maples, the leaves turning "burgundy red, navaho yellow, or flaming red orange" before they fall. The opening poem, titled Momiji (maple) reads: "The leaves that fall/ Behind my broom/ Become tomorrow's/ Sweepings..." . First Edition, First Printing. Soft Cover. Collectible - Near Fine/None as Issued. Illus. by Michael Hofmann (Sumi-e Paintings).

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Bookseller:
100 POCKETS US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #:
009949
Title:
POETRY FOR CRAZY COWBOYS AND ZEN MONKS
Author:
Coffin, Raymond
Illustrator:
Michael Hofmann (Sumi-e Paintings)
Format/binding:
Paperback
Book condition:
Collectible - Near Fine
Jacket condition:
None as Issued
Edition:
First Edition, First Printing
Binding:
Paperback
ISBN 10:
0915520265
ISBN 13:
9780915520268
Publisher:
Ross-Erickson
Place:
Santa Barbara, CA
Date published:
1980
Keywords:
Anthology/Poetry/Verse
Bookseller catalogs:
Poetry/Verse;

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