Santa Barbara, California: Unicorn Press, 1971. First Printing. 12" x 19" Broadside. Mounted on stiff board, in protective shrinkwrap A broadside produced by the venerable Unicorn Press, officially designated as Unicorn Broadside Series II Number 9, in an unknown limitation. Featuring the title poem by Jerome Rothenberg, the renowned poet & ethnopoeticist. The poem is dedicated to Paul Blackburn (1926-1971), a contemporary of Rothenberg associated with the Black Mountain School & Beat Generation poets, who died the same year this broadside was issued. The title & content of the poem are a memorial tribute to the life & passing of a fellow poet. With a beautiful, red & blue illustration representing the star & planet of the title, uncredited. An attractive rarity by this important & still active literary figure, in very fine condition with only a tiny stain to lower left corner & tiny creases to upper left & right corners.
Item is currently mounted on stiff board, in protective shrink wrap, will be shipped carefully rolled in a tube. This item cannot be sent by Media Mail, so extra shipping/handling charges are required. Very Fine. [Item #1675]