Mami and Gauguin [Signed Poetry Broadside Limited to 50 Copies]
NP: White Pine Press Signature Editions, 1996. Joan Lyons. Limited Edition. Single Sheet Printed Recto. Single poem printed recto on heavy stock measuring 11 x 14.75 inches. Broadside illustrated with a Joan Lyons montage presenting South Seas imagery. Corners sharp, Signed by both Alvarez and Lyons in full. Of an edition limited to 50 copies, this is hand-numbered copy 4. Fine. Item #6498
An autobiographical poem by the Dominican-American poet-author, using the lightly-clad Tahitian women in a Gauguin print, hanging in her grandmother's dining room, as the catalyst for rumination on the potential futures for women, among other themes. A bright, presentable copy of Alvarez's poem, handsomely printed. Now housed in a removable, clear archival sleeve with acid-free backing. Scarce.