Thirty-sixth issue of the Hanuman small press book series started by Raymond Foye in collaboration with artist Francesco Clemente. The small volume contains the 62 sermons preached by the author on stage & elsewhere during his Christian ‘conversion’ (1978-80), edited by Clinton Heylin. Mini-sermons, as they were popularly termed, attending performances from ‘Slow Train Coming’,1979 & ‘Saved’, 1980.
The Hanuman Books series has published works by William Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, Patti Smith, Jack Kerouac, to name a few. Hand-made in India, this tiny format is based on prayer books produced in India.
Madras & New York: Hanuman Books, 1990.
First edition 48mo (10.7 × 7.2 cm) Paperback 115 pp Texts in English Photographic dust jacket with gilt embossed typography. Yellow board wrappers. Sewn bound. Illlustrated in b/w throughout.
Very good plus. The dust jacket is sun faded from the original vibrant pink and has a tiny tear on the bottom left edge, remains of a price sticker on the back cover and a small patch on the inner cover where the paper has slightly come away, revealing the yellow of the book’s cover. Item ID: 2065.