[Item #1971] Three Diamonds. Gerard Malanga.
Three Diamonds

Three Diamonds

ISBN: 0876858396
Los Angeles, CA: Black Sparrow Press, 1991. Limited First Edition. Hardcover. Numbered & signed by Gerard Malanga. A later volume of poetry & photographs by Gerard Malanga, a key associate of Andy Warhol at the "factory" during the height of the 1960s counterculture & beyond, whose "simultaneous careers as poet, photographer, filmmaker, curator and archivist have brought him a large international following for his work."(from short biography at end) Along with Malanga's poems there is an epigraphy section of quotes from many legendary artists, writers & other figures from many eras. The work as a whole has an over-riding theme of sensuality & eroticism, with a wink of humorous wordplay in titles & content. One of 125 special hardcover copies numbered & signed by the poet, this is No. 73/125. Bound in boards with cloth spine to which the title is affixed. In original publisher's clear plastic protective dust jacket. A great Malanga/Black Sparrow Press rarity. In very fine condition with only mild rubbing to tops & bottoms of front & rear boards, light rubbing & small crease at lower left rear corner-edge of clear dust jacket. Interior virtually mint. Very Fine. [Item #1971]

Price: $60.00

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