Item #017915 Song of the Sly Mongoose. Arthur Brown.

Song of the Sly Mongoose

Perry Township: The Perishable Press, 1981. First Edition. Wraps. Very Good. Item #017915

First edition, one of two hundred copies. Wraps. Unpaginated. Illustration by Janet Morgan. Hand printed on handmade paper. The only collection of poetry published by poet Arthur Ray Brown. Brown was known for his poetry readings and jazz collaborations in the St. Louis area. He died of heart failure at the age of 34 in 1982. Prior to his death, he earned the honor of being named Distinguished Fellow by the St. Louis Commission of the Arts and Humanities. Printed by the noted fine/small press, the Perishable Press, run by papermaker, printer and artist, Walter Hamady. VERY GOOD+ condition. Minor fading.

Price: $90.00

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