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WEST INDIES POEMS by  Anne & Joe Brainard (ill.) Waldman - Paperback - Signed First Edition - 1972 - from W. C. Baker Rare Books & Ephemera and


by Waldman, Anne & Joe Brainard (ill.)

Condition: Near fine

New York: Adventures in Poetry, 1972. First Edition. Softcover. Near fine. 11 inches tall. [16] leaves, printed recto only, including 3 full-page illustrations. Pictorial covers, side-stapled. Signed by Waldman and Brainard on the colophon. Small dents near staples, else fine.

Lettered "X" of 26 copies signed by Anne Waldman and Joe Brainard (of a larger first edition of 300), published by Adventures in Poetry at The Poetry Project at St. Mark's Church in-the-Bowery. Twelve poems composed at St. Martin's and Dominica in August, 1971, by Anne Waldman, in whose career "the diverse energies that make up the New York School can all be traced" (Diggory, p. 491). Despite being one of the younger members of the "second generation" of the New York School, Waldman played a central role in its formation during the mid-1960s and continuation in the 1970s, particularly through her leadership of the Poetry Project at St. Mark's Church and the journals ANGEL HAIR and THE WORLD. Covers and drawings by Waldman's longtime friend and collaborator, Joe Brainard. Clay and Phillips, p. 197.

  • Bookseller: W. C. Baker Rare Books & Ephemera US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 566
  • Author: Waldman, Anne & Joe Brainard (ill.)
  • Format/binding:Softcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Adventures in Poetry
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1972
  • Keywords: American literature, poetry, experimental poetry, mimeo revolution, New York School, New York City, Lower East Side, East Village, mimeograph, cartoon, comics, illustrated, signed, dos-à-dos, tête-bêche, chapbook
  • Bookseller catalogs: Literature;


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