Makeup on Empty Space. Anne Waldman.
Makeup on Empty Space

Makeup on Empty Space

ISBN: 0915124831
West Branch, IA: The Toothpaste Press, 1984. First Trade Edition, First Printing. Softcover. Inscribed & signed by Anne Waldman to James Perrizo. A collection of poems including the title poem written during 1976-1980 by Anne Waldman, one of the primary figures of the later Beat Generation, the New York School & beyond. This is the first trade edition, one of 1450 softcover copies in sewn binding. Though not part of the deluxe hardcover numbered & signed edition, this copy is signed & inscribed by the poet on the title page:"(Signed) Anne Waldman/For Jim Perrizo/"& moon glare"/Best!" James Perrizo (1944-2006) was a devoted Beat collector & scholar who at one time was the assistant to Edie Kerouac Parker, Jack Kerouac's former wife. With illustration, reproduced on front cover & title page (where it is partially overlapped by Waldman's signature) by Susan Hall; & a photographic image of Waldman opposite colophon page taken by Gerard Malanga, the noted poet & Warhol associate. A unique Waldman rarity with this interesting inscription & association. In very fine condition with only the slightest rubbing to front, back covers & spine; very slight wear to edges & corners of same; a few tiny smudges to lower blank area of back cover probably as issued. Interior virtually mint. Very Fine. [Item #2329]

Price: $100.00

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