New Work. Joe Brainard.

New Work

ISBN: 087685160X
Los Angeles, CA: Black Sparrow Press, 1973. Limited First Softcover Edition. Softcover. An early collection of poems, journal entries, "One-Liners" & various other forms of writing by Joe Brainard (1942-1994), the sui generis avant-garde writer & artist associated with the New York School. This is the first trade softcover edition published by the venerable Black Sparrow Press in an edition of 1000 copies during July 1973, as noted in colophon. With photograph of the author by Wren de Antonio & brief biography on page following colophon. A collectible reading copy for the Brainard devotee. In fine condition with only mild rubbing, scratching & wear of front, back covers & spine; very tiny bumps & mildest wear at all edges & corners of same; a few tiny spots on back cover; very light wear & rubbing at upper & lower edges of text block. Interior very fine with only small, light bumps at upper & lower corners of many page leaves. Fine. [Item #2742]

Price: $40.00