Abhorrences. Edward Dorn.


ISBN: 0876858000
Santa Rosa, CA: Black Sparrow Press, 1990. Limited First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Edward Dorn. A later collection of poems by Edward Dorn (1929-1999), among the key Black Mountain Poets along with Robert Creeley, Robert Duncan & Charles Olson. Subtitled "A Chronicle of the Eighties," its many, mostly short poems are all individually titled, but also super-titled "Abhorrences" in their upper margins along with date (or season), year & sometimes brief contextual commentary. One of 150 hardcover copies numbered & signed by the poet, this is copy No. 88/150. A beautiful, exemplary production by Black Sparrow Press, with illustrated boards & yellow cloth spine to which is affixed a paper strip with author & title. A very rare & important Dorn collectible. In very fine condition, virtually mint inside & out except for the slightest rubbing of lower edges of front & back boards. In publisher's heavy clear glassine protective jacket, also in very fine condition with slight amount of rubbing & scratching. Very Fine. [Item #2390]

Price: $100.00

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