The Bean and The Newk (Le Bean Le Newk) (Inscribed to Julien Beck)

The Bean and The Newk (Le Bean Le Newk) (Inscribed to Julien Beck)

Paris: I.A.C.P. Editions / Bentuc, 1983. First edition. Loose Sheets. Loose sheets laid into photo-illustrated folder. Translated into French by Jeanne Catala. One of one thousand copies of this, the French edition (this being copy number 33). The text revolves around a meeting in a studio between two jazz greats - Coleman Hawkins and Sonny Rollins. Intersperced with 8 experimental color photographs by Bibbs. 4to. 23 numbered sheets. Contents in fine condition. The outer folder is just lightly rubbed. Despite a somewhat large limitation, this book does not surface often in the secondary market. In addition, this copy is nicely INSCRIBED by the jazz poet to Julien Beck and dated in year of publication. One of Bibbs' earliest published works. Near Fine. Item #24100

Price: $350.00

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