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New Arrivals List -- June 2020

New Arrivals List -- June 2020

This week's short list of 9 new arrivals, mostly devoted to the visual arts, includes a signed Erté serigraph, a biblio-themed John Held Jr. poster, and a pamphlet with an early reference to the "robot."

Michael McClure List

Michael McClure List

This week's list is devoted to the beat poet Michael McClure, who unfortunately passed away just over a week ago. McClure wrote the internationally acclaimed play, The Beard, and attended San Francisco State College, where he studied with poet Robert Duncan. He gave his first poetry reading in the company of Allen Ginsberg in 1955.

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