Stockbridge, Massachusetts: o•bl k editions/The Garlic Press Foundation, 1991. 1st Edition. Oblong quarto, publisher's black cloth, upper board and spine stamped in white, grey endpapers.
Collaboration between neo-expressionist painter Guston and experimental poet Coolidge combining drawings and text, made between 1972 and 1976. "It seemed to us then that nothing could end this regenerative cycle and indeed we intended that nothing would, certainly not the finality (fatality) of a book. Baffling means because we wouldn't know what we'd get" (from Coolidge's preface). One of 100 copies bound in cloth and signed by Coolidge; issued without dust jacket. Lightest wear to cloth, else fine. Item #1417