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Lot 82
 
Lot 82 - [Music] Smith, Patti

82

[Music] Smith, Patti
Group of 7 Signed Items

1. Smith, Patti
Seventh Heaven
(Boston): Telegraph Books, (1972). First edition, third printing. 12mo. 47 pp. Signed by Smith on front cover. Original stiff photographic wrappers.

Smith's first book. Comprising 22 poems, and features tributes to Edie Sedgwick and Marianne Faithfull.

2. Smith, Patti
A Useless Death
(New York: Gotham Book Mart & Gallery, Inc., 1972). First and limited edition, #111/300 copies signed and numbered by Smith on colophon. Original limp illustrated paper wrappers; small stain bottom left edge of front and rear wrapper.

Smith's second book. Comprising the long single poem A Useless Death, and illustrated with a drawing by her on the front wrapper.

3. Smith, Patti
Witt
New York: Gotham Book Mart, 1973. Fourth printing. 8vo. 43 pp. Signed by Smith on front cover. Original stiff photographic wrappers. Photograph used on front cover by Robert Mapplethorpe.

Smith's fifth book. Comprising 22 poems, including Dreams of Rimbaud.

4. Smith, Patti, and Tom Verlaine
The Night
London: Aloes Books, 1976. Second printing, July 1976. 8vo. Unpaginated. Signed by Smith on front wrapper. Original green stiff printed wrappers.

Smith and Television frontman Tom Verlaine's collaborative work of poetry, featuring 22 numbered poems, with odd-numbered by Smith and even-numbered by Verlaine.

5. Smith, Pattie, and Tom Verlaine
The Night, La Nuit
(Paris: Edition Fear Press, 1976). First French edition. Tall 8vo. Unpaginated. Signed by Smith on rear wrapper. Original limp photographic wrappers; minor creasing to extremities.

6. (Smith, Patti)
Official Patti Smith Fan Club Newsletter with Signed Envelope
(New York, circa 1976-77). Patti Smith Fan Club newsletter, comprising four broadside sheets with off-set reproductions of poems, doodles, and a magazine article; in original envelope boldly signed by Smith in red pen; return address label, bottom verso: "Radio Ethiopia/P.O. Box 407 Murray Hill Station/New York, NY 10016".

7. Desclous, (Lizzy) Mercier, and Patti Smith
Desiderata
(Paris: Michel Esteban, 1978). First edition. 8vo. 59 pp. Signed by Smith on title-page. Original stiff photographic wrappers.

Lot includes a typed listing of Smith's publications, from the Gotham Book Mart, New York, ca. 1978.

A fine collection of signed books of poetry and other titles, by poet, author, and musician, Patti Smith.

Sold for $1,764
Estimated at $800 - $1,200


 

1. Smith, Patti
Seventh Heaven
(Boston): Telegraph Books, (1972). First edition, third printing. 12mo. 47 pp. Signed by Smith on front cover. Original stiff photographic wrappers.

Smith's first book. Comprising 22 poems, and features tributes to Edie Sedgwick and Marianne Faithfull.

2. Smith, Patti
A Useless Death
(New York: Gotham Book Mart & Gallery, Inc., 1972). First and limited edition, #111/300 copies signed and numbered by Smith on colophon. Original limp illustrated paper wrappers; small stain bottom left edge of front and rear wrapper.

Smith's second book. Comprising the long single poem A Useless Death, and illustrated with a drawing by her on the front wrapper.

3. Smith, Patti
Witt
New York: Gotham Book Mart, 1973. Fourth printing. 8vo. 43 pp. Signed by Smith on front cover. Original stiff photographic wrappers. Photograph used on front cover by Robert Mapplethorpe.

Smith's fifth book. Comprising 22 poems, including Dreams of Rimbaud.

4. Smith, Patti, and Tom Verlaine
The Night
London: Aloes Books, 1976. Second printing, July 1976. 8vo. Unpaginated. Signed by Smith on front wrapper. Original green stiff printed wrappers.

Smith and Television frontman Tom Verlaine's collaborative work of poetry, featuring 22 numbered poems, with odd-numbered by Smith and even-numbered by Verlaine.

5. Smith, Pattie, and Tom Verlaine
The Night, La Nuit
(Paris: Edition Fear Press, 1976). First French edition. Tall 8vo. Unpaginated. Signed by Smith on rear wrapper. Original limp photographic wrappers; minor creasing to extremities.

6. (Smith, Patti)
Official Patti Smith Fan Club Newsletter with Signed Envelope
(New York, circa 1976-77). Patti Smith Fan Club newsletter, comprising four broadside sheets with off-set reproductions of poems, doodles, and a magazine article; in original envelope boldly signed by Smith in red pen; return address label, bottom verso: "Radio Ethiopia/P.O. Box 407 Murray Hill Station/New York, NY 10016".

7. Desclous, (Lizzy) Mercier, and Patti Smith
Desiderata
(Paris: Michel Esteban, 1978). First edition. 8vo. 59 pp. Signed by Smith on title-page. Original stiff photographic wrappers.

Lot includes a typed listing of Smith's publications, from the Gotham Book Mart, New York, ca. 1978.

A fine collection of signed books of poetry and other titles, by poet, author, and musician, Patti Smith.

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