The Love Poems of Kenneth Patchen. Kenneth PATCHEN.
The Love Poems of Kenneth Patchen.
The Love Poems of Kenneth Patchen.
The Love Poems of Kenneth Patchen.

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The Love Poems of Kenneth Patchen.

SF: City Lights, 1960 (actually published in January 1961). First edition. 18mo. Wrps., 48pp. Inscribed in blue ink by Piero Heliczer on the dedication page: "to Kate because each day is really a poem whether we are married or not & even if we do not exist your poet lover & husband". Kate Heliczer has in turn inscribed the inside front wrapper in pencil to Piero: "For piero from symbols to symbols keep your present safely for one day when I am free to take it to keep myself. Happy America Kate." Slightly worn and used, with tail of backstrip missing. A unique and intimate livre à nous deux.

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