Item #16029 5 NUMBERS. Robert Creeley.

5 NUMBERS

New York: The Poets Press, 1968. William Katz. First Edition. Paperback. No. 144 of 150 copies. Approx. 5.5” x 7”. Unpaginated [12pp.]. Stapled in textured yellow wrappers with rubberstamp print by William Katz (a nod to a Robert Indiana painting inspired by Charles Demuth’s famous I Saw the Figure 5 in Gold). Colophon states “from NUMBERS: A Sequence for Robert Indiana – January 16, 1968. . . . of 150 copies printed This is copy. . . . Published in generous REALITY by The Poets Press, New York March 1968.” Numbered and signed by the artist. In poet’s holograph. Subtle creasing and minor wear to corners. The first publication of the first five poems from “Numbers” (later that year they were reprinted in Numbers with all 10 poems), with numerous interesting art historical references. Novik 31. Near fine. Near fine. Item #16029

Price: $65.00

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