TAKEN | SEVEN HUNDRED KISSES | PILLOW: EXPLORING THE HEART OF EROS; [Three volumes, one signed and one with Autograph Notecard Signed laid in]. Lily Pond.

TAKEN | SEVEN HUNDRED KISSES | PILLOW: EXPLORING THE HEART OF EROS; [Three volumes, one signed and one with Autograph Notecard Signed laid in].

Albany, CA | San Francisco | Berkeley: verygraphics | HarperSanFrancisco | Celestial Arts, 1986 | 1997 | 1998. First edition of each of the three volumes including Pond's extremely scarce first book, TAKEN (a book of erotic poetry): 5.5 x 8.5" white stapled paperwraps printed in black and light purple with light purple endpapers; unpaginated. INSCRIBED to collector Allen K. Mears, "for Al Mears/ from Lily Pond/ 5-2-86." SEVEN HUNDRED KISSES: A Yellow Silk Book of Erotic Writing (edited and with introduction by Pond): 5.25 x 8" white pictorial paperwraps. Contributors include Dorothy Allison, Carolyn Banks, Carlos Fuentes, Galway Kinnell, Walter Mosley, Sharon Olds , Jane Smiley,Tobias Wolff, et al. PILLOW: Exploring the Heart of Eros. Ponds writing interspersed with quotes from others. 7 x 5.5" oblong pictorial paperwraps with flaps. AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED by Ponds covering inside of blank greeting card. Dated 7-11-99, the letter chats about her upcoming work, thanks Mears for his continued support and conveys well wishes. In original mailing envelope. The first volume is near fine with a bit of general creasing. The other volumes are fine.
Item #55486

Price: $100.00

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