Item #204237 A Flash of Swallows. Steve Allen, as William Christopher Stevens.

A Flash of Swallows

Anderson, S.C. Droke House Publishers, (1969). First edition. 8vo, 102pp; cloth. Fine in slightly used dust jacket. Item #204237

A collection of poems pseudonymously authored by the television personality Steve Alllen, posing as "one of Australia's best known poets." In addition to the poems themselves, the book includes an introduction on the poetry of William Christopher Stevens by "M.L. Silver" as well as dust jacket blurbs by a range of fictive poets. This copy inscribed and signed by Allen with his real name, to a real poet, Wanda Coleman, long the unofficial poet laureate of Los Angeles.

Price: $100.00