Native American Art and Poetry: From the Center; A Folio. Dolly Bird, Peter Blue Cloud, Sharol Graves, Linda Hogan, Maurice Kenny, Philip Minthorn, Tim Quilt, Wendy Rose, Mary Tall Mountain.
Native American Art and Poetry: From the Center; A Folio

Native American Art and Poetry: From the Center; A Folio

New York, NY: Strawberry Press, 1981. First Edition. Broadsides in Folder. A portfolio of twenty-three small broadsides with poems & artworks by Native American writers & artists. Featuring Dolly Bird ("Feather in the Forest"); Peter Blue Cloud ("Stone Pipe"); Sharol Graves (drawing of headdress feathers); Linda Hogan ("Tiva's Tapestry: La Llarona (for Tiva Trujillo, 1979)"); Maurice Kenny ("Musseling: La Jolla, CA"); Philip Minthorn ("Red Man Poem"); Wendy Rose ("The Pueblo Woman I Watched Get Down in Brooklyn" & two figurative drawings); Mary Tall Mountain ("Good Grease") & many other poets &/or illustrators. Housed in folder with front cover illustration by Tim Quilt. From the library of Thomas Rain Crowe, the acclaimed poet & publisher who was at the center of the Baby Beat Generation/ Second San Francisco Renaissance during the 1970s (see our book, Starting from San Francisco, item No. 3071, Deluxe Edition No. 3075). Crowe has been influenced by, studied & adopted Native American culture all his life, & worked with Peter Blue Cloud (1935-2011) as he discusses in SFSF. A rare & beautiful production with important association & provenance. Broadsides in very fine condition, printed on one side only, with only tiny bumps at some corners of a few sheets. Folder in near-fine condition with very mild rubbing & some short, faint creases to front, back covers & spine; mild wear, some tiny bumps & moderate creases at edges & corners of same; short, closed tear at upper right spine-edge & corner. Very Fine / (Folder) Near Fine. [Item #3640]

Price: $60.00