CHELSEA GIRLS. Eileen Myles.


Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1994. First Trade Edition. Item #5547

First Printing, cloth issue, one of 200 copies. Octavo (23.5cm); pictorial paper-covered boards and brown cloth backstrip, with title label mounted to spine; publisher's original acetate dustjacket; [10],11-276,[8]pp. Two tiny foxed spots to right edge of textblock, else Fine in a lightly rubbed, Near Fine dustjacket. Attractive copy of Myles's autobiographical novel, recalling memories of her 1960's Catholic upbringing, an alcoholic father, her volatile adolescence, her homosexuality, and trying to survive as a poet in New York during the 1970's.

Price: $150.00

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