Hanuman Books: John Wieners, ‘A superficial estimation’ (sold)
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Author: John Wieners
Publisher: Hanuman Books, New York
Collection of 6 poems fictionalizing the lives of Elizabeth Taylor, Rita Hayworth, Lana Turner, Barbara Stanwyck, Dorothy Lamour, and Bette Davis. Edited by Raymond Foye & Francesco Clemente.
Mint condition, 1St Edition. English. 48 pages, wrappers with dust jacket, offset-printed, sewn bound, black-and-white & color, 10.5 x 7 cm.
Includes beautiful and colorful little portraits. Very rare.
Hanuman Books was a series of books published between 1986 and 1993 out of the Chelsea Hotel in New York City. Featuring some of the biggest names in avant-garde culture of the time - including figures from Beat poetry, gay and trans culture, Warhol’s Factory, San Francisco’s North Beach and New York’s Lower East Side art scenes, the Naropa Institute, contemporary music and film - the series has since acquired a cult following.
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