The Phoenix Book Shop. A Nest Of Memories. Bob WILSON.

The Phoenix Book Shop. A Nest Of Memories

Candia, NH: John Lebow (1997).

Item #4821

A tribute to Bob Wilson and his famed Phoenix Book Shop, which includes essays and photographs by many of the writers that he supported and encouraged. Contributors include John Ashbery, Amir Baraka, James Broughton, Joseph Brodsky, Marshall Clements, Diane di Prima, Allen Ginsberg, Denise Levertov, Michael McClure, James Purdy, Ed Sanders, Diane Wakoski, John Wieners and Wilson.
One of sixty-five special copies, signed by many of the contributors and including a portfolio of photographs of many of the contributors and others, along with a cache of memorabilia from the shop which includes cancelled checks (to Ted Berrigan, Diane de Prima. Tom Clark); a short works by Wilson (Michael and the Lions); a catalog from the shop and prospecti. A fine copy, laid into the original red clamshell box.

Price: $650.00

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