Communist [INSCRIBED by Jack Hirschman]. Agim Gjakova, Jack Hirschman.

Communist [INSCRIBED by Jack Hirschman]

San Francisco: Fishy Afoot Press, 1984. First Edition, First Printing.

Octavo (8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches; 215 x 140 mm), 14 pages, in stitched orange wrappers.

INSCRIBED by Jack Hirschman, the translator, on the inside cover, with a laid-in slip of paper containing a further inscription from Hirschman.

Poems by the Albanian poet Agim Gjakova, in which he expresses his love for Albania and for being a communist. In Albanian and English on facing pages, with the translation by the radical San Francisco poet and activist Jack Hirschman. Hirschman, a prolific poet, social activist, and longtime San Francisco resident, died in August 2021 at age 87.

OCLC lists five institutional holdings: SUNY at Buffalo, UC Berkeley, UC Santa Cruz, Colorado, and Delaware. SCARCE.

CONDITION: Some handling wear, especially to the covers. A Very Good or better copy. Item #1323

Price: $40.00

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