Projective Verse

Charles Olson


Totem Press, New York, 1959. First Edition thus. Softcover with illustrated wraps. 14pp., 5.5 x 8.5 inches

Near Fine. Light rubbing and toning to wraps. Mild edgewear, with slight creasing at upper right corner throughout.

First freestanding edition of Olson's celebrated 1950 poetic manifesto. Featuring cover illustrations by Matsumi Kanemitsu.