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SELF PORTRAIT by  Joe & Anne Waldman Brainard - Paperback - First Edition - 1972 - from W. C. Baker Rare Books & Ephemera and Biblio.com

SELF PORTRAIT

by Brainard, Joe & Anne Waldman

Condition: Near fine


New York: Siamese Banana Press, 1972. First Edition. Softcover. Near fine. 11 inches tall. [40] leaves (including inside rear cover), printed recto only. Stiff printed covers (with additional front cover), side-stapled. Signed by Waldman and Brainard on rear cover recto. A bit of wear and small dents near staples, else near fine.

Lettered "F" of 26 copies lettered and signed by the authors. An introspective collaboration between New York School poet friends Joe Brainard and Anne Waldman. Following a pair of line-drawing visual self-portraits (and a dedication from each author to the other), the authors respond to a shared prompt on each page: "Queer," "One Dumb Thing," "Writing," "Selfish," "Love," "When I Was a Kid". . . . Clay and Phillips, p. 220.

  • Bookseller: W. C. Baker Rare Books & Ephemera US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 576
  • Title: SELF PORTRAIT
  • Author: Brainard, Joe & Anne Waldman
  • Format/binding: Softcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Siamese Banana Press
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1972
  • Keywords: American literature, poetry, experimental poetry, mimeo revolution, New York School, memoir, New York City, Lower East Side, East Village, art, illustrated, chapbook
  • Bookseller catalogs: Literature; Art & Design;


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