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Three Poem Broadsides
(San Francisco), (San Francisco), (1963-1964). Three broadsides: Gary Snyder's Nanao Knows, Lew Welch's Step Out Onto the Planet, and Philip Whalen's Three Mornings. Each reproduced by photo-offset from the author's own calligraphy and printed in an edition of 300 copies on the occasion of a reading at Longshoreman's Hall, San Francisco, June 12, 1964. Each broadside is signed by its author. Snyder, Welch and Whalen first met when they attended Reed College, a progressive school in Oregon; the friends later became three of the most influential poets of the Beat generation. The Snyder and Whalen are fine; the Welch has some faint creasing and is near fine. 9-1/2" x 12-1/2". Publisher's postcard prospectus laid in. [McNeil A7.] [#034472] $1,000

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