OR LEARN TO WALK ON WATER

New York: Folder Editions, Shaw-Liebowitz Press, 1970. Leonard Leibowitz. First Edition. no binding. Ten folded sheets in folder (the cover with a signed etching) with glassine jacket. Printed on Reves Heavyweight; Folio, 12 by 18 inches. Etchings by Leonard Leibowitz. Calligraphy by Maureen Marsh. "The printing is limited to 25 copies and two artist's proofs ... There are eleven etched plates of script, eleven etched engraved, aquatinted plates of design, two multicolored. Each plate is numbered and signed by poet and artist. Upon completion of the edition the plates will be destroyed." [from the colophon] This is #2/25. The issue price 50 years ago: $75.00. Cover lightly foxed, glassine which is oversized worn, still overall very good. Clay/Phillips p. 274. Very good / good. Item #14944

There was a trade issue in blue stapled wrappers issued also by Folder Editions. Alden published four issues of FOLDER magazine beginning in 1953, now quite scarce; an anthology A NEW FOLDER in 1959, as well as limited edition books for over nearly two decades. An important if under appreciated avant-garde poet.

Price: $250.00

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