O My Life! Anne Waldman.

O My Life!

New York: Angel Hair Books, 1969. First Edition, First Printing. SIGNED by poet Anne Waldman and artist George Schneeman on the colophon, a first edition of Waldman's uncommon second book of poems published by Angel Hair Books, founded by Waldman and Lewis Warsh. One of only 20 special numbered copies signed by both Waldman and Schneeman. (There were also 474 unsigned trade copies and 6 copies hors commerce, lettered and signed, "with a special surprise from the author.") 4to (11 inches / 28 cm tall), 38 unnumbered leaves on rectos only, in side-stapled illustrated wrappers. Some soiling and spotting to the front cover and sunning to the rear cover with a small closed tear on the bottom edge. Otherwise, Near Fine. A terrific collaboration between two important figures in the New York School of poetry, featuring Waldman's exuberant poems and Schneeman's distinctive art work. Copies signed by both Waldman and Schneeman are uncommon; most copies found in the market are unsigned trade copies. SCARCE SIGNED. Item #1180

Price: $875.00

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