This item on hold pending amendment of California Assembly Bill 1570. These two books dated 1977 and 1978. These are believed to be the first signed cloth editions. As to Word For Word, this is No. 1 of 50 numbered copies that have been hand bound in boards by Earle Gray, each containing an original holograph poem signed and dated by the author, and signed again by the author on the colophon page. As to At Their Word, this is No. 5 of 50 numbered copies that have been hand bound in boards by Earle Gray, each containing an original holograph poem signed and dated by the author, and signed again by the author on the colophon page.9.25 x 6.25 inches. Printed in Santa Barbara in January 1977 and April 1978 respectively. Paisley-pattern cloth spines with paper strip label, and with boards of paper with rules and lettering in green, red and brown. Unbumped spines, with sharp corners. 169 and 218 numbered pp. Heavy stock pastedowns/FEPs. At Their Word is slightly cocked. Else exceptionally clean and tight and square. Gently read if read at all. As to both books, the heavy plastic, transparent DJ is as issued by the publisher and is entirely intact. Near Fine Copies in Near Fine DJs. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: First edition, one of 500 hardbound trade copies Morrow and Cooney 258b . Table of contents, prefatory note. Biographical sketch of the author, with photograph, follows colophon. 169, 5 pages. quarter cloth, paper-covered boards, paper spine label, acetate dust jacket. 8vo..
Title: Word for Word: Essays on the Arts of ...
Publisher: Black Sparrow Press
Publication Date: 1977
Binding: Decorative Boards
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description BLACK SPARROW PRESS. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. HARDCOVER Legendary independent bookstore online since 1994. Reliable customer service and no-hassle return policy. Fiction and Poetry>Poetry>General. Book: USED, Good. Dust Jacket: Good. Bookseller Inventory # 07978087685277401. Seller Inventory # 07978087685277401
Book Description Black Sparrow, 1977. One of 50 handbound copies. Printer's copy., 1977. Hardcover. Orig holograph poem, signed. Near fine, light foxing to edges. Criticism; Poetry. This copy is from the collection of Black Sparrow printer Graham Mackintosh and signed "Printer's copy" with Corman's signature at colophon. Ships in a box directly from our store in Santa Barbara, California. Seller Inventory # U0876852770
Book Description Black Sparrow Press, Santa Barbara, CA, 1977. First edition. Hardcover. Number 2 from an edition of 200 copies handbound in boards by Earle Gray. A tight near fine copy in a near fine acetate jacket. Signed by Corman on the limitation page. Seller Inventory # 141601
Book Description Black Sparrow Press, Santa Barbara, CA, 1978. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Limited ed. 2 volume set. Volume 1 is 1/200 copies signed by Corman. Volume 2 is one of 500, not signed. Both Hardcovers. Both Fine in the original cacetate jacket. VOlume 1 includes review slip laid-in. 2 volume set, but only Volume 1 is signed. Seller Inventory # 0084214
Book Description Black Sparrow Press, 1977. Hard Cover. Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. First Edition. A very niceclean mint copy. It is #130 of 200 created in this form. Size: 6x9. Signed by Author. Limited Edition. Seller Inventory # 004158