Lot 603: American Poets

RR Auction

RR Auction

2015-08-21 10:52:39

Lot 603: Exceptional collection of nearly 200 poems signed by leading figures in American poetry, most neatly typed on high-quality paper, with several professionally printed for distribution. Most of the signers are associated with the Beats, New York School, Black Mountain School, or Language poets. Highlights include: John Ashbery (6), Amiri Baraka (9), Gregory Corso (10), James Dickey (3), Lawrence Ferlinghetti (4), Allen Ginsberg (7), Donald Hall (5), David Ignatow (5), Galway Kinnell (5), Kenneth Koch (4), Stanley Kunitz (5), James Laughlin (2), Denise Levertov (4), Philip Levine (7), James Merrill (2), Czeslaw Milosz, Howard Nemerov, Gary Snyder, and Robert Penn Warren (5). In overall fine condition.The complete list of signers: Leonie Adams, Ai (3), Benny Andersen, John Ashbery (6), Amiri Baraka (9), Horace Julian Bend (2), Robert Bly (6), John Malcolm Brinnin, Jane Cooper, Gregory Corso (10), Bernadette Deutsch (2 typed, one handwritten), Diane di Prima (3, plus 2 working drafts), James Dickey (3), Richard Eberhart (4), Lawrence Ferlinghetti (4), Robert Fitzgerald (2), Allen Ginsberg (7), Louis Ginsberg, Judy Grahn, Jessica Hagedorn, Donald Hall (5), Anthony Hecht, John Hollander, Anselm Hollo, David Ignatow (5), Erica Jong (10), June Jordan (3), X. J. Kennedy (3), Galway Kinnell (5), Carolyn Kizer (3), Etheridge Knight (10), Kenneth Koch (4), Stanley Kunitz (5), Joanne Kyger (3), James Laughlin (2), Denise Levertov (4), Philip Levine (7), James Merrill (2), W. S. Merwin, Josephine Miles (2), Vassar Miller (4), Czeslaw Milosz, Howard Nemerov, Norman Nicholson, Henrik Nordbrandt, Alice Notley, Maureen Owen, Harvey Shapiro (4), Karl Shapiro (3), W. D. Snodgrass (3), Gary Snyder, Stephen Spender, May Swenson (4), Allen Tate, Anne Waldman (4), Robert Penn Warren (5), Theodore Weiss (2), and Yvor Winters (2). RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 460 Wednesday, 16th September 2015 Estimate: $2000-3000
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