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Robert Creeley: Books & Broadsides

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Section A:
Books & Broadsides

1. LE FOU
First edition:
Columbus: Golden Goose Press, October 1952
Saddle-stapled and bound into printed and illustrated wrappers with rear french-fold in opalescent tissue dust jacket, 6” x 7.5”, 32 pages, 500 copies. Frontispiece drawing by Ashley Bryan. Creeley’s first book. Designed and printed by Richard Wirtz Emerson from type set by Frederick Eckman at the Golden Goose Press. (Novik A1)

2. THE KIND OF ACT OF
First edition:
Palma de Mallorca: The Divers Press, May 1953
Hand-sewn and bound into illustrated wrappers, 6.25” x 7.25”, 24 pages, 250 copies, hand-set and printed by Mossén Alcover. Cover by René Laubiès. (Novik A2)

3. THE IMMORAL PROPOSITION
First edition:
Karlsruhe-Durlach: Jonathan Williams, Autumn 1953
String-bound in illustrated wrappers, 9″ x 6.5″, 16 pages, 200 copies. Illustrated by René Laubiès. Printed by Verlagsdruckerei Gebr. Tron KG. Published as Jargon 8. (Novik A3)

4. THE GOLD DIGGERS
First edition:
Palma de Mallorca: The Divers Press, February 1954
Sewn and perfect-bound in illustrated wrappers, 144 pages, 5” x 6.75”, 500 copies, hand-set and printed by Mossén Alcover. Cover by René Laubiès. (Novik A4)

Second edition:
expanded edition published as The Gold Diggers and Other Stories, J. Calder, 1965.

5. A SNARLING GARLAND OF XMAS VERSE
First edition:
Palma de Mallorca: The Divers Press, 1954
100 copies, published anonymously (Novik A5)

6. ALL THAT IS LOVELY IN MEN
First edition:
Asheville: Jonathan Williams, 1955
Perfect bound in printed and illustrated wrappers, 6″ x 8″, 44 pages, 200 copies. Drawings by Dan Rice, photograph by Jonathan Williams. Signed by Creeley and Rice on the colophon page. Printed by the Biltmore Press in Asheville. Published as Jargon 10. (Novik A6)

7. IF YOU
First edition:
San Francisco: Porpoise Bookshop, 1956
Loose leaves measuring 9.5” x 12.5” in printed portfolio, 200 copies, printed by Henry Evans at the Peregrine Press. Illustrated by Fielding Dawson. Published as Poems & Pictures 8. (Novik A7)

8. THE WHIP
a. First edition, regular copies:
Worchester: Migrant Books, Summer 1957
Perfect-bound in printed and illustrated wrappers, 5″ x 6.75″, 49 pages, 500 copies. Cover design by René Laubiès. Printed by Mossén Alcover in Palma de Mallorca. Published as Jargon 26 (Novik A8)

b. First edition, hardcover copies:
Worchester: Migrant Books, Summer 1957
Cloth-covered boards with printed spine, 5″ x 6.75″, 49 pages, 100 copies. Printed by Mossén Alcover in Palma de Mallorca. Illustrated by Kirsten Hoeck. Published as Jargon 26 (Novik A8)

9. A FORM OF WOMEN
First edition:
New York: Jargon Books|Corinth Books, 1959
Perfect-bound in printed and illustrated wrappers, 5.5″ x 8″, 64 pages, 2000 copies. Cover photograph by Robert Schiller. Printed by Heritage Printers in Charlotte. Published as Jargon 33. (Novik A9)

10. FOUR POEMS FROM A FORM OF WOMEN
First edition:
New York: Eighth Street Bookshop, 1959
Saddle-stapled in printed wrappers, 4.25” x 6.25”, 4 pages, 300 copies. Privately printed for the friends of the Eighth Street Bookshop to celebrate the New Year, December 1959. Designed by Jonathan Williams. (Novik 10)

Ian Hamilton Finlay: Books and Booklets

1. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. THE SEA-BED AND OTHER STORIES
ihf_seabedEdinburgh: Castle Wind Printers Limited, (1958)
First edition of the authors first book with lino-cut illustrations by Zeljko Kujundzik, stapled sheets in illustrated dust wrapper, 5.5″ x 8.5″, 48 pages. (Murray 3.1)

 

2. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. THE DANCERS INHERIT THE PARTY
ihf_thedancersWorchester and Ventura: Migrant Press, 1960
First edition with lino-cut illustrations by Zeljko Kujundzik, saddle-stapled illustrated wrappers, 7″ x 8.5″, 35 pages. (Murray 3.2)



3. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. GLASGOW BEASTS, AN A BURD
ihf_glasgowEdinburgh, Wild Hawthorn Press, 1961
First edition (2nd edition, Feb 1962; 3rd edition, Jun 1962; 4th edition, Dec 1962) with paper cuts by John Picking and Pete McGinn, saddle-stapled wrappers in printed dust wrapper, 4.5″ x 6.75″, 32 pages. (Murray 3.3)

4. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. CONCERTINA
Wild Hawthorn Press, 1962 (Murray 3.4)

5. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. RAPEL
ihf_rapelEdinburgh: Wild Hawthorn Press, 1963
First edition, printed folder containing 11 printed sheets (a title page and 10 broadside concrete poems), 8.5″ x 10.5″. (Murray 3.5)



6. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. CANAL STRIPE SERIES 3
ihf_canal3Edinburgh: Wild Hawthorn Press, (1964)
First edition, saddle-stapled wrappers in printed dust wrapper, 8″ x 6″, 32 pages. (Murray 3.6)


7. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. CANAL STRIPE SERIES 4
ihf_canal4
Edinburgh: Wild Hawthorn Press, (1964)
First edition, saddle-stapled wrappers in printed dust wrapper, 11″ x 7″, 16 pages. (Murray 3.7)

8. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. TELEGRAMS FROM MY WINDMILL
ihf_telegrams 1Edinburgh: Wild Hawthorn Press, (1964)
First edition, saddle-stapled wrappers in printed dust wrapper, 7.25″ x 4.5″, 36 pages. (Murray 3.8)

9. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. FUTURA 7
ihf_futura7
(Stuttgart): Hansjörg Mayer, 1966
First edition, single sheet folded 4 times to make 8 panels, 6.25″ x 9.5″ (folded). (Murray 3.9)




10. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. OCEAN STRIPE SERIES 2
ihf_ocean2(Edinburgh): Wild Hawthorn Press, 1965
First edition, tape-bound stapled sheets in printed dust wrapper, 4″ x 5″, 14 pages. (Murray 3.10)




11. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. OCEAN STRIPE SERIES 3
ihf_ocean3(Edinburgh): Wild Hawthorn Press, 1965
First edition, tape-bound stapled sheets in printed dust wrapper, 5″ x 8″, 13 pages. (Murray 3.11)




12. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. CYTHERA
ihf_cythera
(Edinburgh): Wild Hawthorn Press, 1965
First edition, stapled sheets in printed dust wrapper, 8.25″ x 10″, 28 pages. Printed by the Salamander Press. (Murray 3.12)




13. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. CANAL STRIPE SERIES 8/6991
(Murray 3.13)

14. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. UND ALLES BLIEB WIE ES WAR
Universal Editions, 1965 (Murray 3.14)

15. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. PICTURE BOOK
(Murray 3.15)

16. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. AUTUMN POEM
ihf_autumn(Edinburgh): Wild Hawthorn Press, 1966
First edition, stapled sheets in printed dust wrapper, 6.5″ x 6.5″, 36 pages. Printed by The Salamander Press. Photographs by Audrey Walker. (Murray 3.16)


17. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. 6 SMALL PEARS FOR FOR EUGEN GROMRINGER
(Murray 3.17)

18. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. 6 SMALL SONGS IN 3’S
ihf_6smallsongs
(Edinburgh): Wild Hawthorn Press, 1966
First edition, saddle-stapled sheets in printed dust wrapper, 3.75″ x 8.25″, 24 pages. Linocuts by Zeljko Kujundzic. Printed by The Salamander Press. (Murray 3.18)



19. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. TEA-LEAVES & FISHES
ihf_tea(Edinburgh): Wild Hawthorn Press, 1966
First edition, plastic-clip bound sheets, 10″ x 4″, 29 pages. Printed by The Salamander Press. (Murray 3.19)

20. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. OCEAN STRIPE SERIES 4
ihf_ocean4(Edinburgh): Wild Hawthorn Press, 1966
First edition, saddle-stapled sheets, 5.5″ x 3.75″, 16 pages. Design and drawings by Emil Antonucci. (Murray 3.20)


21. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. HEADLINES EAVELINES
Openings Press, 1967 (Murray 3.21)

22. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. STONECHATS
ihf_stonechats
(Edinburgh): Wild Hawthorn Press, 1967
First edition, saddle-stapled sheets in printed dust wrapper, 4″ x 5″, 32 pages. Printed by hand at the Salamander Press. (Murray 3.22)



23. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. OCEAN STRIPE SERIES 5
ihf_oceanstripe5
Nottingham: Tarasque Press, (1967)
First edition, stapled sheets in photographic dust wrapper, 6.5″ x 8″. Prints essays on phonic poetry by Ernst Jandl, Paul de Vree, and Kurt Schwitters. (Murray 3.23)


24. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. HEADLINES PONDLINES
(Murray 3.24)

25. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. CANAL GAME
Fulcrum Press, 1967 (Murray 3.25)

26. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. THE COLLECTED COALTOWN OF CALLANGE TRI-KAI
Screwpacket Press, 1968 (Murray 3.26)

27. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. AIR LETTERS
ihf_air
(Nottingham): Tarasque Press, 1968
First edition, saddle-stapled sheets in printed dust wrapper, 4″ x 10″, 20 pages. Drawings by Robert Frame. (Murray 3.27)




28. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. THE BLUE AND BROWN POEMS
Jargon Press, 1968 (Murray 3.28)

29. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. 3/3’S
ihf_33s
(Edinburgh): Wild Hawthorn Press, 1969
First edition, saddle-stapled sheets in printed dust wrapper, 7″ x 8.25″, 12 pages. (Murray 3.29)




30. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. AFTER THE RUSSIAN
ihf_after
Woodchester: Openings Press, 1969
First edition, single sheet folded once to make four pages, 6″ x 8.5″. (Murray 3.30)




31. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. A BOAT-YARD
ihf_boatyard
(Edinburgh): Wild Hawthorn Press, 1969
First edition, single sheet accordion folded six times to make 14 panels, 4″ x 5″ (folded). (Murray 3.31)




32. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. LANES
ihf_lanes
(Edinburgh): Wild Hawthorn Press, 1969
First edition, stapled sheets in printed dust wrapper, 3.5″ x 8.25″, 30 pages. Printed by hand at the Salamander Press. Drawings by Margot Sandeman. (Murray 3.32)



33. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. WAVE
ihf_wave
(Edinburgh): Wild Hawthorn Press, 1969
First edition, stapled sheets in printed dust wrapper, 3.5″ x 2″, 20 pages. Printed by hand at the Salamander Press. (Murray 3.33)


34. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. RHYMES FOR LEMONS
ihf_rhymes(Edinburgh): Wild Hawthorn Press, 1970
First edition, accordion folded to make 16 printed panels, 4.5″ x 8″ (folded), 300 numbered and signed copies. (Murray 3.34)

35. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. FISHING NEWS NEWS
ihf_fishing
(Edinburgh): Wild Hawthorn Press, 1970
First edition, single sheet folded six time to make 14 panels, 4″ x 3″ (folded), 375 numbered and signed copies. (Murray 3.35)


36. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. CEOLFRITH 5
ihf_ceolfrith5
Sunderland: Ceolfrith Press, 1970
First edition, portfolio containing 18 separate pieces from exhibition of Finlay’s work with photographs by Diane Tammes, 8″ x 10″, 350 copies. (Murray 3.36)



37. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. ALLOTMENTS
(Murray 3.37)

38. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. 30 SIGNATURES TO SILVER CATCHES
ihf_30signatures
Nottinghamshire: Tarasque Press, 1970
First edition, stapled sheets in printed dust wrapper, 3″ x 8.75″, 38 pages, 300 numbered and signed copies. (Murray 3.38)

39. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. POEMS TO HEAR AND SEE
(Murray 3.39)

40. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. A SAILOR’S CALENDAR
ihf_sailors
New York: Something Else Press, 1971
First edition, ring-bound silkscreened cards, 5″ x 7″, 18 pages with tissue interleaves, (1,000 copies).(Murray 3.40)




41. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. THE OLSEN EXCERPTS
ihf_olsen
Gottingen: Verlag Udo Breger, 1971
First edition, saddle-stapled illustrated wrappers, 6″ x 6″, 20 pages. Photographs by Diane Tammes. (Murray 3.41)




42. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. A MEMORY OF SUMMER
ihf_memory
(Edinburgh): Wild Hawthorn Press, 1970
First edition, single sheet gate folded to make 6 panels, 7″ x 6″ (folded), 300 numbered and signed copies. Illustration by Jim Nicholson.  (Murray 3.42)


43. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. FROM ‘AN INLAND GARDEN’
ihf_inland
(Edinburgh): Wild Hawthorn Press, 1970
First edition, sewn sheets in printed dust wrapper, 4.25″ x 5.75″, 12 pages, 300 numbered and signed copies. Drawings by Ian Gardner. (Murray 3.43)



44. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. EVENING / SAIL 2
ihf_eveningsail
(Edinburgh): Wild Hawthorn Press, 1970
First edition, saddle-stapled sheets in printed dust wrapper, 5″ x 3.25″, 12 pages, 300 numbered and signed copies. Screen print by Girdwood. (Murray 3.44)

45. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. THE WEED BOAT MASTER’S TICKET
ihf_weedboat
Stonypath: Wild Hawthorn Press, (1971)
First edition, saddle-stapled sheets in printed dust wrapper, 4″ x 5″, 16 pages. Printed by hand at the Salamander Press. Drawings by Ian Gardner. (Murray 3.45)



46. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. SAIL / SUNDIAL
ihf_sailsundial
(Stonypath): (Wild Hawthorn Press), (1972)
First edition, saddle-stapled sheets in printed dust wrapper, 3″ x 3″, 12 pages.  (Murray 3.46)





47. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. JIBS
1972 (Murray 3.47)

48. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. KAMIKAZE BUTTERFLIES
1973 (Murray 3.48)

49. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. COPYRIGHT
1973 (Murray 3.49)

50. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. A FAMILY
ihf_afamily
(Stonypath): (Wild Hawthorn Press), (1973)
First edition, perfect-bound in printed dust wrapper with book mark laid in, 4.5″ x 6″, 9 pages. (Murray 3.50)



51. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. STRAIKS
1973 (Murray 3.51)

52. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. HONEY BY THE WATER
1973 (Murray 3.52)

53. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. EXERCISE X
ihf_exercisex
(Stonypath): Wild Hawthorn Press, 1973
First edition, saddle-stapled in printed dust wrapper, 3.75″ x 5.5″, 24 pages. Illustrated by George L. Thompson. (Murray 3.53)




54. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. HOMAGE TO ROBERT LAX
1974 (Murray 3.54)

55. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. A PRETTY KETTLE OF FISH
ihf_aprettykettle
(Stonypath): Wild Hawthorn Press, 1974
First edition, perfect-bound in photographic dust wrapper, 4.25″ x 4.5″, 24 pages, 350 numbered and signed copies. Photographs by Diane Tammes. (Murray 3.55)


56. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. SILLOUETTES
ihf_silhouettes
(Stonypath): Wild Hawthorn Press, 1974
First edition, sewn illustrated french-fold wrappers, 5″ x 11.25″, 4 pages. (Murray 3.56)




57. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. SNOW SAIL DROP FLAKE
1974 (Murray 3.57)

58. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. THREE SUNDIALS
1974 (Murray 3.58)

59. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. SO YOU WANT TO BE A PANZER LEADER
1975 (Murray 3.59)

60. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. AIR WATERS GRACES
1975 (Murray 3.60)

61. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. THE WILD HAWTHORN WONDER BOOK OF BOATS
ihf_wonderbookStonypath: Wild Hawthorn Press, (1975)
First edition, sewn sheets in illustrated french-fold wrappers, 4″ x 6″, 32 pages. Illustrated by Martin Fidler. (Murray 3.61)



62. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. A MAST OF HANKIES
1975 (Murray 3.62)

63. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. THE AXIS
1975 (Murray 3.63)

64. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. TROMBONE CARRIER
1975 (Murray 3.64)

65. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. TEXTBOOKLET 1
ihf_textbooklet1
(Stonypath): Wild Hawthorn Press, (1975)
First edition, single sheet accordion folded to make 9 panels, 2″ x 4″ folded.  (Murray 3.65)




66. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. IMITATIONS, VARIATIONS, REFLECTIONS, COPIES
1976 (Murray 3.66)

67. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. THE BOY’S ALPHABET BOOK
1976 (Murray 3.67)

68. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. THE WILD HAWTHORN ART TEST
ihf_arttest
Stonypath: Wild Hawthorn Press, (1977)
First edition, saddle-stapled sheets in illustrated french-fold wrappers, 4″ x 5″, 20 pages. (Murray 3.68)



69. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. HOMAGE TO POUSSIN
ihf_poussin
(Stonypath): Wild Hawthorn Press, (1977)
First edition, sewn sheets in illustrated french-fold wrappers, 5″ x 5″, 24 pages. Illustrated by John Borg Manduca.(Murray 3.69)



70. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. PETERHEAD POWER STATION PROJECTS
1978 (Murray 3.70)

71. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. TRAILBLAZERS
ihf_trailblazers
(Stonypath): Wild Hawthorn Press, (1978)
First edition, sewn in illustrated wrappers, 3.75″ x 2.75″, 28 pages.  (Murray 3.71)



72. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. WOODS
1978 (Murray 3.72)

73. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. SF
1978 (Murray 3.73)

74. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. PETERHEAD FRAGMENTS
1979 (Murray 3.74)

75. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. DZAEZL
ihf_dzaezl
(Stonypath): Wild Hawthorn Press, (1979)
First edition, saddle-stapled sheets in illustrated french-fold wrappers, 8.25″ x 6″, 16 pages. Illustrated by John Borg Manduca. (Murray 3.75)

76. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. TEXTBOOKLET 2
ihf_textbooklet2
(Stonypath): Wild Hawthorn Press, (1975)
First edition, single sheet accordion folded to make 9 panels, 2″ x 4″ folded. (Murray 3.76)



77. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. TEXTBOOKLET 3
1979 (Murray 3.77)

78. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. TWO BILLOWS
1980 (Murray 3.78)

79. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. WOODS AND SEAS
1980 (Murray 3.79)

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