West Branch IA: Toothpaste Press, 1975. First edition. Hardcover. Orange-red cloth covers with paper spine label; tall 12mo. Copy C of the 26 lettered and signed copies. One of only 26 copies (of 501 total) issued in hardcover; hand-cased and signed by the author. Harvard College Library embossed stamp on front end paper, with the library's blind-stamped release mark. A special (and scarce) sample of Toothpaste Press in hardcover. Ex-libris else very good. Very Good. Item #7534
Toothpaste Press began when Allan Kornblum bought a press in 1972 and moved it into Anslem Hollo's garage according to Coffee House publisher Chris Fischbach; a decade or so later Toothpaste became Coffee House.