Poems to the People. Facino CANE, Cinzano, Mark MORRIS, poems, introduction.

Poems to the People

San Francisco: Peace & Gladness Press, 1965. First Edition. Substantial collection of poems by these two Bay Area street poets, both of whom were arrested in 1965 for "Begging," during a time they were writing poems in exchange for money, food, or small gifts. With a small endorsement on preliminary leaf from Lew Welch, and a generous introduction by Mark Morris. OCLC notes 18 holdings. Small octavo (18.75cm); photo-illustrated card wrappers, stapled; 80pp. Israel Young's copy, with his holograph name and date of acquisition in ink at upper margin of inner rear wrapper ("Israel G. Young, Oct.25, 1965"). Wrappers toned, worn, with scattered staining and some creasing; handful of faint stains in text; Very Good.

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