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												Clean & Well Lit: Selected Poems 1987–1995 by  Tom Raworth
	 - Signed First Edition
			 - 1996
		 - from Passages Bookshop (SKU: 3831)

Clean & Well Lit: Selected Poems 1987–1995

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Clean & Well Lit: Selected Poems 1987–1995

by Raworth, Tom

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New York: Roof Books, 1996. First printing. 106 pp., 8vo. Perfect-bound in printed wrappers. Very mild bump to one corner, and light edgewear, otherwise fine.

Warmly inscribed, “with love, and thanks,” to composer and soprano saxophonist Steve Lacy and his wife, vocalist Irene Aebi. Lacy set to music texts of many poet friends (including Allen Ginsberg, Robert Creeley, Brion Gysin, and others), which he performed and recorded with Irene; in fact, the endpapers of this volume reproduce the score of Lacy's setting of Raworth's poem “Absence” (thus the “thanks” of the inscription) — which composer and poet jointly dedicate to Franco Beltrametti. In addition, Raworth has made corrections to the copyright page (the spelling of Lacy's name, among other things), to the contents page, and to the text of one poem. A terrific association.

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Passages Bookshop US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
3831
Title
Clean & Well Lit: Selected Poems 1987–1995
Author
Raworth, Tom
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
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Edition
First printing
Publisher
Roof Books
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1996
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Poetry;

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Passages Bookshop stocks fine, rare, and unusual books and graphic art, with a concentration on modern and contemporary literature and art (particularly poetry and the avant-garde), artist's books, fine printing, and the book arts. The successor to New York City's Bridge Bookshop (late 1980s), Passages opened in Albuquerque in 1994 and relocated to Portland, Oregon, in 1997. In November of 2015 we moved to a new retail shop and gallery centrally located in Portland's east side, two blocks north of the convention center, where we are typically open Thursday through Saturday from 12:00 to 6:00 pm, as well as by appointment or chance. Proprietor: David Abel, info@passagesbookshop.com

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