16 pages. Text printed in black, with Chinese-style illustrations printed in a variety of colors. First edition (first printing). A near fine copy in wrappers (paperback); single staple mis-aligned. Inscribed by the author. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: K'wai Sing: The Origin of the Dragon, a ...
Publisher: Beyond Baroque Foundation
Publication Date: 1973
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Beyond Baroque Foundation, Venice, California, 1973. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo (5 1/2 x 8 2/2 inches / 140 x 215 mm), 16 pages, in off-white side-stapled wrappers. Pages slightly askew from incorrect stapling of cover, otherwise Fine.INSCRIBED by Jack Hirschman on inside front cover: "For -- -- , / With Luv, / Jack" and dated October 1973. One of 650 copies of this work by the radical poet (and former poet laureate of San Francisco). A meditation on calligraphy and K'wai Sing, a Chinese demon who holds a painting brush and an ink bottle. With some beautiful calligraphy and pictograms in a variety of colors. This is Volume 4, Number 3 of Beyond Baroque Foundation Publications from the venerable nonprofit, based in Venice, California. No other copies in commerce as of July 2, 2017. SCARCE. Bookseller Inventory # 1322