Enkidu Surrogate

Announcement for Billy the Kid, circa 1959. Collage on paper


From Stinson Beach in the late 1950s, Jess Collins and Robert Duncan published just two books under their Enkidu Surrogate imprint.

The books were distributed by White Rabbit Press.




Spicer, Jack. BILLY THE KID
spicer_billyStinson Beach: Enkidu Surrogate, Oct 1959
First edition, saddle-stapled illustrated wrappers, 6.5″ x 8.5″, 16 pages, 750 copies. Illustrations by Jess Collins.



Duncan, Robert. FAUST FOUTU
Stinson Beach: Enkidu Surrogate, Nov 1959
First edition thus, saddle-stapled illustrated wrappers, 7″ x 8.5″, 71 pages,  750 copies (50 copies numbered and signed with a drawing). Illustrated by Robert Duncan. The first complete printing of the play, after a mimeographed first printing in 1953, and a second from White Rabbit Press in 1958. (Bertholf A7c)