n/p: West Coast Print Center, 1977. Limited First Printing. Single Sheet. An oblong (16&1/2"x11") broadside featuring a short, dark poem by Jim Carroll (1949-2009), the legendary poet, diarist & punk musician who was influenced by William S. Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, Patti Smith & many others with whom he commiserated in the gritty atmosphere of pre-gentrified NYC. Featuring an image of clay sculptures evoking NYC buildings by Marc Blane. Issued as No. IV of the Yanagi Broadside Series in a limited edition of 300 hand-numbered copies, this is copy No. 132/300. A very rare, haunting artifact for the Carroll collector. In very fine condition, virtually mint except for two light, short creases near upper right edge.
Item is currently mounted on stiff board, in protective shrink wrap, will be shipped rolled in a tube. Very Fine. [Item #1977]