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Grolier Club Collects, The / Phillips T ; Sackner MA ; Sackner RK ; Borges J ; Bukowski C ; levy da ; Dill L ; Smith Ph ; VanDerMarck J ; Gonet J ; Joyce J ; Lozowick L ; Gorey E ; Rosenbach ASW ; Wolf Ejr ; Fleming J., 2002

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Identifier: CC-46923-49659

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Scope and Contents

The exhibition consisted of books, manuscripts and works on paper from the collection of Grolier Club members. "The Heart of A Humument" from the Sackner Archive was exhibited and illustrated in the catalogue. George Koppelman exhibited Charles Bukowski's "The Genius of the Crowd," Cleveland:7 Flowers Press, 1966 (hand printed and illustrated by da levy). He purchased it for less than $1.00 from Jim Lowell, Asphodel Book Shop at the time of publication. The colophon called for 103 copies but about 40 copies survived since the rest were destroyed by the Cleveland police. Current price (2007) on the internet from Virtuous Books is $14,500. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates

  • Creation: 2002

Creator

Extent

0 See container summary (1 hard cover book + 2 stapled pages (175 pages)) ; 31 x 23.5 x 2.4 cm

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Physical Location

box shelf

Custodial History

The Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry, on loan from Ruth and Marvin A. Sackner and the Sackner Family Partnership.

General

Published: New York : The Grolier Club. General: Added by: RUTH; updated by: RED.

Repository Details

Part of the The Ruth and Marvin Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry Repository

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