Ceremonies in Mind: Artists, Boys, Cats, Lovers, Judges, Priests. Tram Combs.

Ceremonies in Mind: Artists, Boys, Cats, Lovers, Judges, Priests

St. Thomas, Virgin Islands of the U.S. Mind Trammells, 1959. First Edition. 31 [1] pp. VG+ in wraps (soiling) in a VG or better pictorial dustwrapper (offsetting and soiling to covers, with edgewear and two closed tears to top edge). One of 1250 copies, 50 of which signed and numbered. Although not called for, this copy is SIGNED by Combs on ffep and dated 4/7/61; he has also written above his signature, “lettered over the cats herein.” Combs, an “itinerant, queer poet” who has been called “the secret Beat,” published his first collection in 1957, which contained forewords by both Kenneth Rexroth and William Carlos Williams (who wrote that Combs has in himself “the making of a superb artist”); he was also a collaborator with Allen Ginsberg. Item #178

Price: $100.00

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