Candia, NH: John Le Bow, 2005. First Edition. Hardcover. One of 2 special Roman-numeralled copies (copy "II"). This is like the regular (1/176) issue, except that it has an original drawing by Baraka (rather than a signature) on the colophon page. 8vo black silk cloth binding containing a CD ("The Shani Project") with some jazz music along with some spoken poetry by Baraka inside back cover. On the front of the book is a colored drawing of Monk by Baraka. An original, somewhat f "Jazz essay" on Thelonius Monk. This is Number Two of a projected "Razor Series" - collaborative free-form jazz essays by Baraka for publisher John LeBow. Tiny scuff to one bottom corner tip else fine without jacket as issued.
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