New York: Angel Hair Books, 1968. First Edition. The author's second book of poetry, written during a time of fascination with word-fragmentation, building from syllabic plucks, particularly the ends of words. Wrappers illustrated by Philip Guston. From the collection of New York hipster impresario Israel "Izzy" Young, proprietor of the Folklore Center on Bleecker Street in Greenwich Village, an important nexus for Lower East Side bohemia throughout the late 1950s and 1960s. One of 500 copies. Quarto (27.5cm); illustrated card wrappers, stapled; [56]pp. Hint of toning to extremities, with faint dustiness to wrappers and a few tiny stains to lower right corner of front cover; contents clean; Very Good+.

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