California, PA: Arthur & Kit Knight, 1979. Limited Edition. 14 1/2" x 22 Broadside. This is copy #57/500. Mounted on stiff board, in protective shrinkwrap. A bold broadside of an illustrated haiku-poem by Gregory Corso (1930-2001), among the first-tier poets of the Beat Generation. An enlarged reproduction of Corso's cursive hand-writing & hand-drawings, the poem in its entirety consists of the underlined title "Alchemical Poem" & "A bluebird alights/upon a yellow chair/ - Spring is here/ (signed) Gregory Corso." Below the poem are the poet's line illustrations of a bird in flight, a chair, a tree with the sun rising behind it & a cat. This item was issued as Volume 9 of the unspeakable visions of the individual, the acclaimed series of books, broadsides, cards, etc. by Arthur & Kit Knight. A scarce Corso collectible in very fine condition with only faint creases along the height & length, & a tiny spot near upper right corner.
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 #1685]