Item #39730 The New Book / A Book of Torture. Michael McClure.

The New Book / A Book of Torture

New York and London: Grove Press, Inc.; Evergreen Books Ltd., 1961. First printing. Paperback. SIGNED. 64pp. Slim octavo [20.5 cm] Illustrated wraps. Very good plus condition. The wraps are subtly age-toned. Item #39730

In 1953, Michael McClure settled in San Francisco, where his poems were published in a number of little magazines, and where he grew to be associated with the "San Francisco Renaissance." According to Allen Ginsberg, "McClure's poetry is a blob of protoplasmic energy." Inscribed by Michael McClure to bookseller and Oyez Press publisher, Robert Hawley, on the half title page.

Price: $75.00

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