R.B.Kitaj illiustrated folder/ folio. Enclosed in yellow paper and boards printed folding portfolio. Title page plus three silkscreen prints incorporating Creeley’s text. On the verso of the title page in biro ‘For Tony (Reichardt) love R.B.Kitaj’ , Robert Creeley signature is a small piece of paper which has been adhered to the sheet, as published. The colophon is not numbered. This is one of the proofs outside the edition of 50 copies, but it is signed by Kitaj and Creeley. Printed at the Trigram Press, and designed by Kitaj. The cover has a 5.5 cm (2.25 inch) tear in lower margin, the cover is a little grubby from handling and with some small nicks along external paper fold-over flap.The sheets have light handling folds else very good.
Size 76 x 56cm (31.25 x 22.5 inches).
Reference: Ramkalawon: 61-64 state that There were 50 signed and numbered copies signed by artist and poet, and some proofs. This was Kitaj first collaboration with Creeley and published by the enlightened Goliard Press. Founded by Barry Hall and Tom Raworth, Goliard Press did much to introduce a British audience to the work of radical American Poets of the time.
Publisher: Cape Goliard
Condition: Very Good
Book ID: 60001491