Tear to Open (This This This This This This). Bob Holman.
Tear to Open (This This This This This This)

Tear to Open (This This This This This This)

New York, NY: Power Mad Press, 1979. First Printing. Softcover. Inscribed & signed by Bob Holman. A collection of poetry by Bob Holman, the acclaimed & prolific practitioner of spoken-word performances associated with the St. Marks Poetry Project in NYC. With photographs of & graphics by the poet along with text. Large-format softcover original. This copy is inscribed, signed & dated in the year of publication by Holman on the title page: "To Susan-/On the occasion of/her break-thru! Really(?)!/Sincerely,/(signed) Bob Holman/4/9/79." The stem of "T" in the first word "To" is in thick red ink, the rest of the writing is in thinner blue ink. The words "break-thru!" are underlined with a flourish. A significant Holman rarity, especially with this exuberant citation & signature. In fine condition with only mild rubbing & browning of edges of front, back covers & spine; one small coin-size moderate circular stain on blank area near lower left corner of back cover; tiny bumps at corners of covers. Interior very fine with only tiny bumps at upper corners of a few page leaves. Fine. [Item #2450]

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