Songs I - XXX. Robert Kelly.
Songs I - XXX
Songs I - XXX

Songs I - XXX

Cambridge, MA: Pym-Randall Press, 1968. Limited First Edition. Hardcover. One of only 90 copies hand-numbered & signed by Robert Kelly. An epic cycle of poems by Robert Kelly, the great American poet who was first associated with the Black Mountain & Deep Image schools, & continues to create a distinctive & unique body of work. A stately oblong hardcover production in dust jacket illustrated with reproduction of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs. Of a total edition of 1000 (600 softcovers, 400 hardcovers), this is one of 90 hardcovers hand-numbered & signed by Kelly at colophon, copy No. 48/90. A very important & desirable Kelly collectible, in exceptionally very fine condition: Book with only moderate spotting to upper edge of text block; tiniest bit of wear at lower edges & corners of front, back covers & spine; small bump-waves at lower corners of some page leaves; otherwise nearly mint inside & out. Unclipped dust jacket in what we believe to be publisher's clear plastic protective sleeve in fine condition with only mild-to-moderate browning & sparse spotting to surfaces & esp. at & near edges & corners of front & back covers, spine & flaps; very light wear & a few tiny bumps at edges & corners of same. Protective outer jacket in very fine condition with only mild rubbing & scratching to front & back covers, spine & flaps. Very Fine / Fine. [Item #3226]

Price: $60.00

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