Poetry Broadsides

 Handmade letterpress broadsides, ready for framing. Shipped in protective packaging.



  
ABOMUNIST MANIFESTO (Addendum) by Bob Kaufman

$15.00

Written by Bob Kaufman, 1960. Printed in celebration of the publication of the Collected Poems of Bob Kaufman, City Lights Books, 2019. Hand set and printed letterpress by the Brother in Elysium. Edition of 50.

Presented publicly for the first time at City Lights' Surrealism at 100 festival in November 2019.

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CHRIST by Philip Lamantia

$15.00

This poem, "CHRIST," originaly appeared in Philip Lamantia's book Ekstatis, printed & published by Dave Haselwood, Auerhanh Press, 1959. 50 copies in homage by the Brother in Elysium, 2019.

It was presented publically for the first time at the celebration of the release of the Collected Poems of Philip Lamantia in Paperback (University of California Press) during City Lights Surrealist at 100 festival in November 2019.

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LIMITED EDITION Coney Island of the Mind Excerpt

$37.50

Arion Press in San Francisco created these limited-edition broadsides to commemorate Lawrence Ferlinghetti's 100th birthday. Only 100 were made!

This poem originally appeared in Coney Island of the Mind, published by New Directions in 1958. The portrait on the right side, drawn by R.B. Kitaj for the 2005 Arion edition of the book, is reproduced by permission of the R.B. Kitaj Estate.

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Poetry as Insurgent Art
Signed by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

$37.50

Limited edition signed letter press print featuring a selection from Lawrence Ferlinghetti's poem, "Poetry as Insurgent Art." 

Printed by Jubilation Press in Ashland, Oregon. 

Jubilation Press is an independent letterpress printing company that focuses on poetry broadsides and artist books. Poet Derek Pyle and artist Cathy DeForest select poetry and prose that creates meaning in people's lives by providing inspiration and encouraging reflection. Derek and Cathy print on Jubilation Press' antique Vandercook cylinder printing press. 

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Crazed Buddha
Allen Ginsberg

$40.00

"A mountain outside" a short poem by Allen Ginsberg with an unpublished drawing by Allen Ginsberg of a "crazed Buddha" which he drew in 1992 - a limited edition of 250 copies craft printed in Kathmandu Nepal on hand made lokta paper.

Approximately 19" x 24" inches, craft printed in Kathmandu Nepal on hand made lokta paper, green ink on yellow paper. 

Made in collaboration with the Allen Ginsberg Estate. 

Shivastan Press has printed a series of 4 poetry broadsides made in Nepal which will be used to raise funds to help survivors of the 2015 earthquakes - this is one of this series. 

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The Bookstores of New York
Ed Sanders

$40.00

"The Bookstores of New York" by activist, historian, poet, musician Ed Sanders of the FUGS - a limited edition of 250 copies craft printed in Kathmandu Nepal on hand made lokta paper.

The graphic is an Egyptian glyph drawn by Ed Sanders of the "beaten & battered book boat facing the long voyage".

Approximately 19" x 24" on blue lokta paper, color varies from light blue to dark blue. Shipped rolled in a cardboard tube.  

Shivastan Press has printed a series of 4 poetry broadsides made in Nepal which will be used to raise funds to help survivors of the 2015 earthquakes - this is one of this series. 

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Weather Report
John Yao

$40.00

"Weather Report" by John Yau - a limited edition of 250 copies craft printed in Kathmandu Nepal on hand made lokta paper. 

Approximately 24" x 19" on red and gold lokta paper. Shipped rolled in a cardboard tube. 

Shivastan Press has printed a series of 4 poetry broadsides made in Nepal which will be used to raise funds to help survivors of the 2015 earthquakes - this is one of this series. 

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Vatsala Devi
Anne Waldman

$40.00

"Vatsala Devi" by Anne Waldman - a limited edition of 250 copies craft printed in Kathmandu Nepal on hand made paper. Artwork on the broadside is of the goddess Vatsala Devi (Durga) by Brian Reedy. 

Approximately 19" x 24" on orange lokta paper, color varies from light orange to dark orange. Shipped rolled in a cardboard tube. 

Shivastan Press has printed a series of 4 poetry broadsides made in Nepal which will be used to raise funds to help survivors of the 2015 earthquakes - this is one of this series. 

 

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Borderbus Excerpt
Juan Felipe Herrera

$10.00

Excerpt from the poem "Borderbus" from Notes on the Assemblage.

Goldenrod posterboard with debossed lettering. Edition of 500 presented by the Poetry Foundation on October 7, 2015 at the Cindy Pritzker Auditorium, Harold Washington Library Center, in celebration of Poetry Day.

Designed by Craig Hansen at Principle Design and printed by Double Trip Press.

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Allen Ginsberg Dying
Lawrence Ferlinghetti

$40.00

First edition printed in Kathmandu, Nepal on handmade "lokta" paper in black and red inks in a limited edition of 333 (hand numbered). Color of paper is orange, ivory, gold. Ships rolled in a protective case.

Written in 1997 while Ginsberg was calling close friends to announce his impending death, this broadside is a historical documentation of the relationship between two of the most important members of the Beat generation.

Shivastan Publishing, 2005

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Manatee/Humanity
Anne Waldman

$40.00

First edition printed poem in Kathmandu, Nepal on handmade "lokta" paper. Blue and black ink on turquoise paper with intricate illustrations. Numbered, limited edition. 17 x 23 inches. Ships rolled in a protective case.

Shivastan Publishing, 2008.

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Cecil
Rene Ricard

$40.00

First edition printed poem in Kathmandu, Nepal on handmade "lokta" paper. Red ink on turquoise paper with intricate dragon illustration. 29.5 x 20 inches. Numbered, limited edition. Ships rolled in a protective case.

Shivastan Publishing, 2008.

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