Preface to a twenty volume suicide note ...

New York: Totem Press, 1961. 47p., 5.25x7.75 inches, personally inscribed by Baraka to '60s radical poet Douglas Blazek, first edition, signed as Baraka and dated 11/98, with Douglas Blazek's signature on title page as well, first state, $1.25 price on cover, booklist at rear in caps and boldface for authors, toning, early photo of Baraka captioned LeRoi Jones tipped-in to inside front cover, otherwise very good in stapled white pictorial wraps.

Poet's first book. Blazek was highly influential in the California underground poetry scene as publisher of Open Skull Press books and as one of the founders of the Mimeo Movement.

Cat.No: 84694

Price: $250.00