Offerings. David A. Boles.
Offerings
Offerings
Offerings

Offerings

ISBN: 9780984640317
Grass Valley, CA: Cold River Press, 2011. First Edition. Softcover. Inscribed & signed by David A. Boles to Charles Plymell. "Dave Boles has worked as an Alternative Publisher, Writer and Designer since 1982. Founder of the magazine Primal Urge, he also created The Sacramento Free Press and Cruisin' Magazine. He has published, designed, edited and written numerous books, magazines and articles both nationally and internationally. His publishing company, Cold River Press, has helped many new Writers, Artists, Poets, Illustrators and Photographers further their careers." (from back cover) A volume of poetry by David A. Boles, the prolific poet, publisher, artiste & "Gear Head" (see his website, www.boles.org). With a preface by the poet about bonding with his motorcycle "Jack" & witnessing a fatal crash after he warned a brother rider; & a (very insightful & laudatory) forward by his kindred-mentor, the great American poet, printer & publisher Charles Plymell. On blank page opposite title page, Boles has hand-written & signed: "To Charles,/ Thanks for the/ inspiration all/ of these years!/ You made a difference!/ (signed) David A. Boles/ May, 2011." Trade-format softcover original, a production of Boles' own imprint per above, first edition, first printing as stated on copyright page. With bold, sizzling front cover illustration by "Bodhi," a/k/a Boles(?). A dynamic, delightful Boles collectible, especially with this homage-inscription to his venerable supporter, dated right at the time of publication. In very fine condition with only light rubbing, scratching & a few short, faint creases to front, back covers & spine; mild wear & a few tiny bumps at edges & corners of same; just a bit of rubbing to lower edge of text block. Interior very fine with only tiny bumps, creases to corners of a few page leaves. Very Fine. [Item #3573]

Price: $30.00

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