Poems from the Floating World, Volume 3

New York, NY: Hawk's Well Press, 1961. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. The third volume in the series of poetry anthologies compiled & edited by Jerome Rothenberg, the renowned poet & ethnopoeticist, published by his imprint, Hawk's well Press. Featuring contributions by eminent Beat Generation & related poets Robert Kelly (an excerpt from "Spiritum" & translations into English of two ancient Indian poems); Phillip Lamantia ("Jeanlu"); Rothenberg himself ("A Bodhisattva Undoes Hell" & translations into English of Arabic, Spanish & Nahuatl-language poems); John Wieners ("A Poem and a Letter") & others. Another miniature gem in this rare & significant series. In fine condition with only moderate wave-crease extending through top right corner of front cover, interior & back cover; minor wear at stapled spine; small light creases emanating therefrom at left edge of front cover; very mild rubbing & light creases of back cover; staples beginning to rust. Interior very fine except for wave-crease & staples noted above. Fine. [Item #2127]

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