Life Notes. Anne Waldman.

Life Notes

ISBN: 0672517787
Indianapolis, IN & New York, NY: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., 1973. First Printing. Hardcover. An early compilation of poems by Anne Waldman, a primary poet of the later Beat Generation, the New York School & beyond. With front & spine dust jacket illustration by legendary poet & artist Joe Brainard, & illustrations throughout by Brainard & George Schneeman. Includes "Spin Off" & "West Indies Poems," which had earlier been published as separate pamphlets. With a complimentary blurb by Allen Ginsberg (with whom Waldman would co-found the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at Naropa University later that decade) on rear dust jacket flap. A significant collectible in the Waldman canon. Book in very fine condition with only light spotting to top edge of text block; green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine virtually mint. Interior very fine with only spotting & browning to thin edge of first blank endpaper, otherwise also virtually mint. Dust Jacket in fine condition with only very mild rubbing of front, back covers & spine; very light wear & chipping at edges & corners; one tiny gauge-hole on back cover just above photographic image of Waldman taken by Elsa Dorfman. Very Fine / Fine. [Item #2308]

Price: $50.00