52 Pickup 76


Published by Dreadnaught, [1976], [Toronto], 1976
Condition: Fine Hardcover
From Contact Editions, ABAC, ILAB (Toronto, ON, Canada)

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Limited Edition of 100 numbered and signed copies, this being #63. The paper for the handmade box measuring 16.5 cm x 13 cm, was made from blue jeans, with a specially designed laminate, by Andrew James Smith. Like a pack of playing cards, the box contains 52 broadsides of fine Canadian poety, many folding, plus a Title-page, Colophon, Afterword and Specification Sheet. In 1976, the Dreadnaught Press produced one broadside a week, hence the title. Fine in a fine box. "In choosing material for '52 Pickup', my overriding concern was that the poetry be of the highest quality. . I wanted as many people as possible to be able to have their own work finely produced." - from the Afterword. Includes works by Robert MacDonald, Jan Bartley, MT Kelly, Judith Fitzgerald, Timothy Shay, Ed Jewinski, Cecilie Jones, Susan Musgrave, Greg Gatenby, Pier Georgio DiCicco, Karsten Kossmann, Judi Hurst, Ludwig Zeller, Fraser Sutherland, Ian Young, Tim Inksler, Gwendolyn MacEwen, Daniel Johnson, David Berry, Tom Wayman, Hans Jewinski, John Oughton, Joe Rosenblatt, Artie Gold, John Robert Colombo, Margaret Atwood, Irving Layton, Dorothy Livesay, Robin Skelton, Pat Lane, J.D.Carpenter, Jan Kemp, Victor Coleman, Alden Nowlan, David Day, Ralph Gustafson, Robert Finch, Andrew Suknaski, George Faludy, Eugene McNamara, C.H.Gervais, Gail Fox, Fred Cogswell, Gwen Hauser, Len Gasparini, David Brooks, Lorraine Vernon, Albert Frank Moritz, James Reaney, Jeni Couzyn and Steve McCaffery. Size: Square 16 Mo. Bookseller Inventory # 23067

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Title: 52 Pickup 76

Publisher: Dreadnaught, [1976], [Toronto]

Publication Date: 1976

Binding: Box

Book Condition:Fine

Signed: Signed By the Editor

Edition: First, Limited Edition.

Book Type: Collection of Broadsides

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