The Wounded Mattress
Berkeley: Oyez, 1970. First Edition. Cloth issue, one of 250 copies. Octavo (23.5cm); green cloth, with titles stamped in black on spine; dustjacket; 64pp. A few foxed spots to lower board edges, else Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $5.00), with moderate scattered foxing; Very Good+.
Early collection by the French surrealist poet, born in Newark, New Jersey but of Arab and Cuban ancestry. A collection heavily influences by surrealist and Négritude poets, with an introduction by Philip Lamantia.