Paperback has normal slight shelf wear (rubbing) to corners and edges and minor dent to tail of spine, price inked out on rear wrapper, and price in pencil on front free endpaper; otherwise, a tight, clean copy. First edition, first printing. INV#24 VG... In the spring of 1969, Bly read this poem in various halls around the country, in a series of read-ins against the war. He was joined by Sanders, Creeley, Ferlinghetti, Ginsberg and others. Part of the Pocket Poets Series (Number One). Handsome duodecimo-sized volume with striking Blue & White covers. Author is winner of National Book Award.
22pp. Sextodecimo [16 cm] Blue and white illustrated wraps. Good. The extremities are browned and mildly rubbed. The front cover is beginning to detach, and the tear runs through the title on the spine. The front cover is a little bit stained. The text block is cracked several times. Pocket Poets series book number 26.
Very Good. Madison, MN: Sixties Press. 1970. F First Edition Thus. S Paperback. Very Good. Slight rubbing and browning to wrappers (chiefly to edges); previous owner's ink signature at head of title page; slight internal browning to edges. 12 pages. Upper wrapper title. Significant issue of the 7-part poem; printed in folder format and "available at no charge from American Writers Against the Vietnam War...Not to be sold. Printed as a gift to the Resistance" (colophon, foot of page 12). No limitation statement; copyright date of 1970 present (also on colophon). Well-enough preserved ephemeral piece.
Good- Second printing, 1971. Good-paperback. Binding tight and sturdy, text book. Some dust soiling, small spots of sticker damage, and tanning to covers and sides of pages. Ships from Dinkytown in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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