Milwaukee: Membrane Press, 1979. First Edition. Slim volume containing three experimental poems, inspired by Jacob Frank, Tristan Tzara, and the Jewish-mystic Abraham Abulafia. Front wrapper reproduces an untitled piece by Wallace Berman, featuring his oft-used handheld transistor radios (numbered 87 in his Retrospective Catalog). Uncommon in the deluxe issue. Item #3850
Deluxe Issue, one of 26 lettered copies signed by the author, this being copy 'M'. Slim octavo (19.75cm); illustrated wrappers, stapled; [ii],24,pp. Inscribed by Rothenberg to poet Clayton Eshleman and his wife on the colophon: "This one for Caryl + Clayton / with love and friendship / Jerome / 8/11/79." Hint of sunning and some trivial wear along spine-fold, else very Near Fine.