Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1967 (1961). Second Softcover Printing. Softcover. Signed & Inscribed by John Cage to Poet/Publisher Ken Mikolowski. "written from here includes: autobiographical fragments as Zen koan--blank pages as "white paintings" of the mind--anecdotes of Schonberg and Suzuki--celebrations of Satie, Varese, Rauschenberg, private friends, mushrooms--and words and spaces on Meister Eckhart--Zen--Dada--the Random Chaos-composition by hexagram, coin-tossing, paper fly specks--composition for prepared piano, magnetic tape, Happenings--Silence heard as the...[Item #2672]
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New York, NY: Scribners, 1963. First Trade Edition & Association Copy. Softcover. Signed & Inscribed by Robert Creeley to Ken & Ann Mikolowski, Founders of Detroit's "Alternative Press"; with Laid-In Handwritten Notation including Additional Signature, Phone Number, & Directions. In the introductory note to "The Island," Creeley states the book's essential allegorical properties & on the page beside it dedicates the work to the poet Charles Olson, the influential giant...[Item #2720]
Washington DC: The Black Sun Press / Caresse Crosby, 1950 (1948). Second Edition (In This Case Also Referred to as the "Trade" Edition"). Stapled Wrappers. When Charles Olson arrived at an already historic Black Mountain College, he had only this book of poems and his study of Melville, "Call Me Ishmael" (1947) published under his name. To think of all that Olson published post-Black Mountain, and his rising fame in...[Item #3094]
London, England: Cape Goliard Press, 1970. First Edition. Hardcover. A primary source book for innumerable mid-century masters & beyond, Charles Olson's monumental "Archaeologist of Morning" can be seen as Olson's 'Collected Poems' outside of his famed "Maximus" series, as it contains all the poems Olson himself actually approved for publication in his lifetime not intended for the Maximus series. As such, it contains "Y & X," "In Cold Hell, In...[Item #3095]