Item #16037 Seven Stray Cats Reading Their Poems IN SAUSALITO. Jack Gilbert, Gerd Stern.

Seven Stray Cats Reading Their Poems IN SAUSALITO

self-published, 1957. First Edition. Paperback. Orange/red stapled covers [18 pp. printed rectos only]. The second of three issues, the first in gray covers for the Six Gallery reading in SF on January 19; this for The Sausalito Little Theatre February 8, 1957 (one of 150 copies); the final issue in Black covers for a reading on March 3, in Berkeley. There were a total of 400 copies printed for the three events. Poems by Michael Grieg, Laura Uronovitz, Robert Stock, Jack Gilbert, Gerd Stern, Carol Christopher Drake, Jean McLean and Ann London (making her the eighth Stray Cat as she did not appear at the first reading). Cover art by Jack Gilbert and Joan Hartmann-McLean. This constitutes Jack Gilbert's first book appearance, preceded by a college anthology. Back cover separated, loss - chipping - and some fading along the edges; interior near fine. A good copy, the covers quite fragile. Good +. Item #16037

Price: $1,000.00

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