Item #55721 SAN FRANCISCO REVIEW. Robinson Jeffers, Clayton Eshleman.


(San Francisco: June Oppen Degnan, 1962). First edition. March 1962 Vol I, No 11. Edited by Degnan. Printed in England at the press of Villiers Publications. Paperback. 1st edition. Measures 6 x 9 inches, printed and illustrated in black. Wrapper is printed in black, white, and green on yellow stock. Contributions by James B. Hall, Clayton Eshleman, John Haines, Armand Schwerner, et al. A short paragraph by Robinson Jeffers is on the first page of the magazine. This paragraph says, in its entirety, "What does the vast and rushing drama / of the universe, seas, rocks, condor- / winged storms, icy-fiery galaxies, / /The / /flaming and whirling universe like a / handful of gems falling down a dark / well, / want clowns for?" SIGNED BY CLAYTON ESHLEMAN on the first page. Eshleman (born June 1, 1935) is an American poet, translator, and editor, noted in particular for his translations of César Vallejo and his studies of cave painting and the Paleolithic imagination. Eshleman’s work has been awarded with the National Book Award for Translation, the Landon Translation prize from the Academy of American Poets (twice), a Guggenheim Fellowship in Poetry, two grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, and a Rockefeller Study Center residency in Bellagio, Italy, among other awards and honors. Very good to fine, with a minute amount of darkening on top and fore-edge of cover.
Item #55721

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