The Poet See His Family Sleeping. Samuel Charters.

The Poet See His Family Sleeping

Stockholm: Kamini Press, 2008. First Edition. Staplebound wraps. Kamini Press poetry Series No. 2. Stapled small press chapbook with illustrated front cover by Henry Denander, unpaginated (48pp comprised of 11 sheets of cream pages folded between marine blue endpapers). Signed by Denander on the copyright page and by Charters on the title page. The text is set in Garamond and printed on Hewlett Packard printers. Text stock is Lessobo Linne 100g paper and the cover is printed on Conqueror Texture Laid 220g paper. Fine. Item #514

The first edition is limited to 200 copies, all signed by the author. Charters has been publishing his own and others poetry snce the 1950s. With their own Portents press he and his wife Ann published small pieces by among others, Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, Gary Snyder, Charles Olsen and Robert Creeley. Henry Denander is Kamini Press and he publishes fine poetry in handmade, self-assembled chapbooks. High production values and an aesthetic of minimalist elegance mean his publications are very satisfying to hold and behold.

Price: $20.00

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