Poems from the Floating World, Volume 2

New York, NY: Hawk's Well Press, 1960. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. The second volume in the series of poetry anthologies compiled & edited by Jerome Rothenberg, the renowned poet & ethnopoeticist, published by his imprint, Hawk's Well Press. This volume features contributions of poetry by the French Dada pioneer Guillaume Apollinaire (a passage from "Victoire" translated into English by David Antin); the key Black Mountain School poet Robert Creeley ("The Animal"); German Nobel Prize recipient Guenter Grass ("The Eleventh Finger" translated into English by Rothenberg); the eminent Chilean poet Pablo Neruda ("Walkin' Around" translated into English by Rothenberg); Key Beat Generation-&-beyond poet Gary Snyder ("A Green Limb"); Rothenberg himself ("a Little Boy Lost") & more. Another tiny, beautifully produced rarity in this collectible series, in better-than-usually fine condition: Mild spotting, rubbing & creasing to front & rear covers; very tiny bumps at corners of covers, top & bottom of spine; staples beginning to rust. Interior near mint except for creasing of leaf pages 3-4 that appears to be a flaw as issued; light continuation of leaf pages 5-6; staples as noted above. Fine. [Item #2126]

Price: $40.00