Item #324608 Witt. Patti Smith.

Inscribed to Matthew Monahan of the Gotham


New York: Gotham Book Mart, June 1973.

First edition, limited to 100 numbered copies signed and numbered by the author, in special binding. Title page illustrated by Howard Michels, 45 pp. 8vo. Inscribed to Matthew Monahan of the Gotham. Publisher's black cloth with pasted on cover, photograph of Patti Smith by Robert Mapplethorpe, near fine Item #324608

Inscribed to Matthew Monahan, director of the Gotham Book Mart: "To Matthew – for Taking care of my carnal desires for Trocci, Burroughs & Bowles. xxx Patti Smith / 18 June 75..." She has further inscribed the colophon: "9 – quiet foam bubbling from mouth of the dead blonde boy." Laid-in are a postcard advertising the release of the book and an exhibition of drawings by Smith, and another postcard advertising a second show of drawings by Smith.

Price: $3,500.00 Free International Delivery