Santa Barbara, CA: Black Sparrow, 1984. First Edition. Boards. 8vo. Quarter cloth over boards. 174 pp.
Minor shelf wear. Signed and numbered on colophon.
This is a signed limited edition of Meltzer's collected poetry (numbered 54 of 200 copies). Meltzer was a jazz guitarist and key figure in the Beat scene, described by Ferlinghetti as "one of the greats of post-World-War-Two San Francisco poets and musicians." This copy was previously part of the archives of Chicago's Intuit Gallery, the Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art. (Wikipedia). Very good. Item #1630