Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1982. Limited trade hardcover. Hardcover. 153 pp. Octavo. [23.5 cm]. 1/4 dark green cloth over paper covered boards. With the original glacine dust jacket cover from the publisher, which is scuffed, most noticeably at spine. Paper label featuring title mounted to spine. Near fine. Item #63923
This is the trade hardcover, limited to 750 copies. Charles Olsen was an important intellectual figure who connected several schools of poetry, including the New York School and the Beat movement. Robert Creeley and Olsen bonded over the Black Mountain School of Poetry through their time spent together teaching at Black Mountain College; the movement is known for its rejection of form in favor of improvisation.