Miami, FL: Press of the Black Flag, 1970. First Printing. Single Sheet. Signed by Robert Creeley. A broadside (7"x11&1/2") with the short, fierce title poem by Robert Creeley (1926-2005), an affiliate of the Beats, Black Mountain College & in the pantheon of American poets. With his hand-signature above his printed name. No reference to publisher or limitation, but our research indicates this was printed by the Press of the Black.....[Item #2001]
JULY FEATURE: Politics, Protest Literature & Activism
Featuring 35 timely selections from LEROI JONES/AMIRI BARAKA, TED JOANS, DUDLEY RANDALL, ETHERIDGE KNIGHT, SUN RA, GARY SNYDER, ED SANDERS, JACK HIRSCHMAN, JERRY RUBIN & more.
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n/p: Unknown, Circa 1960. First Printing. Single Sheet. A broadside (11"x14") with an untitled poem (first line: "This is a coop"/) by Jack Hirschman, printed in a facsimile of his handwriting & signature on cream-colored paper. Hirschman's long, prolific career as an acclaimed poet, translator & activist has included his appointment as Poet Laureate of San Francisco & founding of the International Poetry Festival there. He is authentically of the.....[Item #2175]
n/p: The Lost Pleiade Press, 1974. Limited First Edition. Single Sheet. A broadside (8"x11") with an untitled poem (first line: "Time of the people changed to prayer"/) by acclaimed poet, translator & activist Jack Hirschman, former Poet Laureate of San Francisco, where he founded the International Poetry Festival. One of 300 copies, not numbered, printed by Noel Young for The Lost Pleiade Press in August 1974. A handsome production with.....[Item #2178]
n/p: Unknown, Circa 1980. Limited First Edition. Single Sheet. Inscribed & signed by Edward Sanders. A broadside (11"x17") with a poem by Ed Sanders, the Beat-to-Hippie countercultural icon of poetry, publishing & music. This appears to be a translation by Sanders of a work by the ancient Greek poet Sappho- above the English text is a facsimile of handwritten Greek words & phrases, with diagrammatic arrows & lines leading to.....[Item #2320]
Santa Barbara, CA: Unicorn Press, 1970. Second Printing. Single Sheet. A broadside (approx. 12"x16") with the title poem by Gary Snyder, a living legend & among the primary poets of the Beat Generation & beyond. The poem is a fierce statement against Vietnam war-era American policy & upholds Native American/nature-sensitive values. Originally issued in 1967 by the Communication Company in San Francisco; then in two first letterpress editions (signed &.....[Item #2336]