Bombay Black. Ira Cohen.

Bombay Black

Kathmandu, Nepal: Starstream Editions, circa 1974-77. First Printing. Single Sheet. (Approx.) 13&1/2"x16" broadside with the title poem by Ira Cohen (1935-2011), the poet, publisher, photographer & filmmaker whose career & travels spanned the Beat era & beyond. Framing the text is an exquisite block-print drawing by Adrian Brooks. Presumed to be among the series of Starstream Editions, which were printed on a local paper on a handpress by local craftsmen in Kathmandu, Nepal between 1974 & 1977 while Cohen lived & worked there. A beautiful literary rarity in fine condition. Wrinkles, spotting & fiber-debris undoubtedly as issued with this delicate, hand-crafted item. One horizontal line through middle may be where originally folded in half, tiny part of lower left corner folded in.

Item is currently mounted on stiff board, in protective shrink wrap, will be shipped rolled in a tube.
Very Fine. [Item #1983]

Price: $250.00