Poems for a Reading at Bishop, California, Oct 5, 1986. Jack Micheline.
Poems for a Reading at Bishop, California, Oct 5, 1986

Poems for a Reading at Bishop, California, Oct 5, 1986

[San Francisco]: A Midnight Special Edition, 1986. Jack Micheline. First Edition. SIGNED by Jack Micheline (1929-1998) on the cover, the title page and at other points in the book. A limited-edition handmade book, #1 of only 4 copies, featuring dozens of street/Beat poet Jack Micheline's poems, stories and drawings from the 1950s to the 1980s, assembled from photocopies of Micheline's original typescripts and bound by a white plastic comb spine. The upper wrapper is an original painting, with the limitation statement in marker in Micheline's hand to the verso, while the title-page is handwritten in ink. In addition, a number of the pieces are individually signed by Micheline (some in the photocopy, some for this publication). The rarest of Micheline's assemblages, which he would create from time to time for specific occasions, or to raise funds. 4to, unpaginated. Some soiling and staining to rear wrapper, light wear, notes in ink on rear end paper. Overall, Very Good. We find no other copies in the market at this writing (February 24, 2018), nor any institutional copies in OCLC WorldCat. RARE. Item #903

Price: $1,000.00

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