Lot 96 of 202:
Four broadsides by Richard Brautigan  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$192
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Four broadsides by Richard Brautigan
Author:
Brautigan, Richard
Place:
Various places
Publisher:
Date:
Various dates
Description:

4 broadsides. Includes:

  • The Beautiful Poem. With drawing by "Seuart." 28x22 cm (11x8½"), Fine or nearly so. First Edition. [San Francisco]: The Communication Company, [1967].
  • The San Francisco Weather Report.‚Äč 33x19 cm (13x8") printed on tan newsprint. Printed by Graham Mackintosh, distributed free in San Francisco's Financial District on January 26, 1968. Some faint creases, light browning; very good or better.  One of 2500 copies. [San Francisco]: G. Mackintosh, [1968]. First Edition.
  • The San Francisco Weather Report. 30x22 cm (12¼x9"), printed on tan paper. Slight browning to edges, deacidified; near fine. Second printing. Goleta: Unicorn Books, 1969.
  • Five Poems. 28x42 cm (11x17'), oblong broadside printed in black and red.  Some edgewear with short closed tear at right edge, deacidified; very good. Printed by Serendipity Books for the for the International Antiquarian Book Fair, held in New York City, Spring 1971. First Edition. [Berkeley]: Serendipity Books, 1971.  

A collection of broadsides featuring the poems of Richard Brautigan. The Communication Company was a publishing company started by Chester Anderson and Claude Hayward in early January 1967 as a fluid newspaper for the people in the Haight-Ashbury District of San Francisco. Both copies of the San Francisco Weather report have been de-acidified.

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Condition:
Very good to near fine.
 
Item number:
306934
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