Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1983.
First Edition. Paperback. 9" X 5 7/8". 361pp. Light sunning, dust soiling, and edgewear to pictorial paper wraps, with small closed tear to front cover at edge of spine. Binding is tight and sound. Pages are clean and unmarked. A solid, if lightly worn, first printing copy of this fascinating biography of Robert Duncan, Black Mountain and New American poet, important figure of the San Francisco Renaissance, pre-Stonewall LGBT culture, and Beat Generation, public intellectual, esoteric enthusiast, and legend. Good +. Item #1581