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Alchemical Spring by  Gregory Corso - Limited Edition - 1979 - from Third Mind Books (SKU: 1685)

Alchemical Spring

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Alchemical Spring

by Corso, Gregory

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California, PA: Arthur & Kit Knight, 1979. Limited Edition. Broadside. Very Fine. Gregory Corso. A bold broadside of an illustrated haiku-poem by Gregory Corso (1930-2001), among the first-tier poets of the Beat Generation. An enlarged reproduction of Corso’s cursive hand-writing & hand-drawings, the poem in its entirety consists of the underlined title "Alchemical Poem" &: "A bluebird alights/upon a yellow chair/ - Spring is here/ (signed) Gregory Corso." Below the poem are the poet’s line illustrations of a bird in flight, a chair, a tree with the sun rising behind it & a cat. This item was issued as Volume 9 of the unspeakable visions of the individual, the acclaimed series of books, broadsides, cards, etc. by Arthur & Kit Knight. A scarce Corso collectible in very fine condition with only faint creases along the height & length, & a tiny spot near upper right corner. 

14 ½" x 22". Broadside. This is copy #57/500. 

Item is currently mounted on stiff board, in protective shrinkwrap; will be shipped rolled in a tube.


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Alchemical Spring
Corso, Gregory
Gregory Corso
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Used - Very Fine
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Limited Edition
Arthur & Kit Knight
Place of Publication
California, PA
Date published
Gregory Corso 1979
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We are dedicated to gather & provide rare items for sale to enthusiasts of the Beat Generation & its legacy, & to further the appreciation & knowledge of this literary & cultural phenomenon. We offer hundreds of First Editions, many Signed Editions,& handwritten/manuscript documents. We buy, sell, trade & consign, so please inquire.


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