Collection of Nine Separate Works, Each One Inscribed to Clayton Eshleman

1964-1980.

Price: $5,500.00

Softcover. Nine works by Jackson Mac Low, each is a first edition, and each is Inscribed to fellow poet Clayton Eshleman. Details below, overall near fine unless otherwise noted.

1. MAC Low, Jackson. *The Pronouns - A Collection of 40 Dances - For the Dancers - 6 February-22 March 1964*. (Bronx: Jackson Mac Low, 1964). 30 stapled leaves mimeographed rectos only on multicolored paper. A little age-toning, else near fine. Inscribed on first leaf: "Best wishes to Clayton. Jackson 27 Jan 67." Reprinted on several occasions, this first edition is uncommon. *OCLC* locates 10 copies over two records.

2. –. *A Vocabulary for Carl Fernback-Flarsheim drawn 2-3 January 1968*. Bronx: Jackson Mac Low 1968. Single folio leaf printed (mimeographed?) both sides. One horizontal fold, a small hole (perhaps from a staple), and a little age-toning, else near fine. Inscribed: "This copy for Clayton Eshleman. Jackson Mac Low, 42 North Moore St., New York, NY 10012 - 3/12/78." *OCLC* locates no copies.

3. –. *23rd Light Poem for Larry Eigner*. London: Tetrad Press 1969. Single bifolium. Illustrated with color block illustration by Ian Tyson. Slight soiling, else fine. One of 50 copies Signed by both Mac Low and Tyson, and additionally Inscribed: "for Clayton & Carol already halfway to LA. Jackson Mac Low. 15 July 70."

4. – and LaMonte Young. *An Anthology of Chance Operations*. [New York]: Heiner Friedrich, 1970. Second edition. Oblong small quarto. Printed wrappers. Near fine. Designed by George Maciunas, with contributions by Mac Low, George Brecht, Claus Bremer, Earle Brown, Joseph Bryd, John Cage, David Degener, Walter De Maria, Henry Flynt, Yoko Ono, Dick Higgins, Toshi Ichiyanagi, Terry Jennings Dennis, Ding Dong, Ray Johnson, Richard Maxfield, Malka Safro, Simone Forti, Nam June Paik, Terry Riley, Dieter Rot [Dieter Roth], James Waring, Emmett Williams, and Christian Wolff. Inscribed by Mac Low to Clayton Eshleman, using most of the inside cover: "Dear Clayton: Do you have this anthology? (gathered by La Monte, 1960-61, originally as an issue of Beatitude East; then designed & set up for publication by Geo. Maciunas, who subsequently founded Fluxus in Germany, using primarily work by composers, etc. appearing here; finally carried through to publication by La Monte & me, 1961-63) best wishes & ... (tentative?) [word crossed out] congrats. JML 3/12/78."

5. –. *Guru-Guru Gatha*. [New York]: Jackson Mac Low, 1975. Single photo-mechanically printed leaf, text printed one side only in a grid. Modest age-toning at the extremities, else near fine. Inscribed on the blank verso: "The Guru Mantram OM AH HUM VAJRA GURU PADMA SIDDHI HUM for Clayton. Jackson Mac Low. NY 3/12/78 see Milarepa verso for instructions." *OCLC* locates two copies.

6. –. *1st Milarepa Gatha*. (New York): Jackson Mac Low, 1976. Single photo-mechanically printed leaf, printed on both sides. Text on one side, other side has text in a grid. About fine. Inscribed on the verso: "for Clayton with best wishes Jackson. 3/12/78." *OCLC* locates three copies over two records.

7. –. *Homage to Leona Bleiweiss*. (New York): Jackson Mac Low, 1976. Six leaves photo-mechanically printed on rectos only. A little age-toning, near fine. Inscribed: "for Clayton. N.Y. Jackson. 3/12/78." *OCLC* locates no copies.

8. –. *The WBAI Vocabulary Crossword Gatha*. (New York): Jackson Mac Low, 1977. Single photo-mechanically printed leaf, printed on both sides. Text on one side, other side has words in a grid. A little age-toning, near fine. Inscribed on the verso: "for Clayton. Jackson. 3/12/78 N.Y." Issued for a benefit for the staff of the avant-garde radio station. *OCLC* locates a single copy.

9. –. *Is That Wool Hat My Hat? (from what Richard Kostelanetz asked me at the 12th International Sound Poetry Festival, Washington Square Church, New York, 4/13/80) for two, three, or four voices*. (Milwaukee): Membrane Press (1982). Thin quarto. [8]pp. Stapled printed card covers. Printed in four colors. Slight age-toning, else fine. Inscribed: "For Clayton & Caryl. Jackson L.A. 3/12/83."

A compelling collection of rare and uncommon works with a nice association between two important and influential avant-garde poets.


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Collection of Nine Separate Works, Each One Inscribed to Clayton Eshleman. Jackson MAC LOW.
Collection of Nine Separate Works, Each One Inscribed to Clayton Eshleman
Collection of Nine Separate Works, Each One Inscribed to Clayton Eshleman
Collection of Nine Separate Works, Each One Inscribed to Clayton Eshleman
Collection of Nine Separate Works, Each One Inscribed to Clayton Eshleman
Collection of Nine Separate Works, Each One Inscribed to Clayton Eshleman
Collection of Nine Separate Works, Each One Inscribed to Clayton Eshleman
Collection of Nine Separate Works, Each One Inscribed to Clayton Eshleman
Collection of Nine Separate Works, Each One Inscribed to Clayton Eshleman
Collection of Nine Separate Works, Each One Inscribed to Clayton Eshleman
Collection of Nine Separate Works, Each One Inscribed to Clayton Eshleman
Collection of Nine Separate Works, Each One Inscribed to Clayton Eshleman
Collection of Nine Separate Works, Each One Inscribed to Clayton Eshleman
Collection of Nine Separate Works, Each One Inscribed to Clayton Eshleman