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Five deluxe editions, Bottle of Smoke Press  

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Five deluxe volumes of poetry from Bottle of Smoke Press

Various authors

Various places

Bottle of Smoke Press and Water Row Press

Various dates


Five cloth-backed deluxe editions of poetry.

A selection of works from Bill Roberts's Bottle of Smoke Press established in 2002. Each volume is signed by the contributors, as issued. 


  • Private Archaeology by D.R. Wagner, 2013. Letter U of 26 lettered copies hand-bound by Bill Roberts and signed by the author. First Book Edition.
  • Manila Poems by Neeli Cherkovski, 2013. Letter G of 26 lettered copies  bound in cloth-backed boards by Bill Roberts and signed by the author. First Edition.
  • Nov. 23, 1963: Alone by Allen Ginsberg, 2013. One of 20 copies hand-bound in cloth-backed boards. Signed by Bill Roberts, Charles Plymell, Legs McNeill and others.
  • Dear Jack: Heart Not Head by Robert Lax. Water Row Press, Sudbury, MA, 2014. Introduction by Paul J. Spaeth. Printed and bound by Bill Roberts at Bottle of Smoke Press. Letter S of 26 lettered copies signed by Paul Spaeth and containing a sheet of artiststamps honoring Robert Lax and a 5x7: Vandyke brownprint of Robert Lax. First Edition. 
  • Tehran Calling by Soheyl Dahi, 2014. Preface by Jack Hirschman. Letter H of 26 lettered copies bound in cloth-backed boards by Bill Roberts and signed by Soheyl Dahi and Jack Hirschman, with an original acrylic painting by the author tipped in opposite the colophon, as issued.

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