The Poems of Alfred Starr Hamilton (Jargon 49)


The Jargon Society / Penland School, Penland, 1970. First Edition. Softcover with dust jacket. Unpaginated, 6.5 x 9.75 inches

Some rubbing to dust jacket. 1cm closed tear at upper edge and toning to borders. Price clipped. Wraps show mild wear throughout, starting to pull away at the hinges, revealing adhesive.

The only collection of poetry by reclusive writer Alfred Starr Hamilton to be published during his lifetime, released as Jargon 49. Printed upon alternating segments of white and grey papers. With an introduction by Geof Hewitt, and drawings by Philip Van Aver. Dust jacket photograph by Simpson Kalisher.