Skip to main content
Innovation and Inspiration: The Campaign for Kansas University
Rare Books - Bibliographies
The Works of Louis Zukofsky (1904-1978) in Special Collections

"A" 1-12: With an Essay on Poetry by the Author and a Final Note by William Carlos Williams (Ashland, MA: Origin Press), 1959. [1st U.S. edition]
Spec / PS 3549 / .U47 / A7

"A" 1-12 (London: Cape), 1966. [1st U.K. edition]
Spec / PS 3549 / .U47 / A7 / 1966

"A" 1-12 (Garden City, NY: Doubleday), 1967. ["Paris Review Editions"]
Spec / PS 3549 / .U47 / A7 / 1967

"A" 13-21 (Garden City, NY: Doubleday), 1969. ["Paris Review Editions"]
Spec / PS 3549 / .U47 / A73 / 1969b

"A" 14 (London: Turret Books), 1967. L Signed. [275 copies printed. 250 numbered and signed for sale. A further 25, lettered from A to Y, are for the author's own use"]
Spec / PS 3549 / .U47 / A73 / 1967

"A" 22 & 23 (New York: Grossman), 1975.
Spec / PS 3549 / .U47 / A734

"A" 22 & 23 (London: Trigram Press), 1977. [1st U.K. edition]
Spec / PS 3549 / .U47 / A734 / 1977

"A" 24 (New York: Grossman Publishers), 1972. [Contains harpsichord pieces by George Frideric Handel, with words from essays, dramas, stories and poems by the author, to be read simultaneously.]
Spec / M 1520 / .Z85 / A2 / 1972

"A" [24] (Berkeley: University of California Press), 1978.
Spec / PS 3549 / .U47 / A68

After I's (Pittsburgh: Boxwood Press), 1964. Signed presentation copy.
Spec / PS 3549 / .U47 / A74

All the Collected Short Poems: 1923-1958 (New York: Norton), 1965.
Spec / PS 3549 / .U47 / A6 / 1965

All the Collected Short Poems: 1956-1964 (New York: W. W. Norton), 1966. Signed.
Spec / PS 3549 / .U47 / A6 / 1966

Anew: Poems (Prairie City, IL: Press of James A. Decker), 1946.
Spec / PS 3549 / .U47 / A8 / 1946

Arise, Arise (New York: Grossman), 1973. [first published in 1962]
Spec / PS 3549 / .U47 / A85 / 1973

At the American Embassy: London, May 21, 1969 (Newcastle upon Tyne: Ultima Thule Book), 1969. Transcription by Mike Shayer. [Limited to 400 copies and published without the author's consent. Cover has "Solid Liquid Gas" and a forged author's signature.]
Spec / PS 3549 / .U47 / A97

Barely and Widely (New York: C. Zukofsky), 1958. #41 [Facsimile of Zukofsky's handwriting. Limited to 300 numbered and signed copies.]
Spec / PS 3549 / .U47 / B3 / 1958

Bottom: On Shakespeare (Austin, TX: Ark Press), 1963. [Cased edition. Vol. 2 by Celia Zukofsky.]
Spec / PR 3001 / .Z8 / v. 1-2

Catullus Fragmenta (London: Turret Books), 1969. Translated by Celia & Louis Zukofsky. Music by Paul Zukofsky. #92 Signed. [Limited to 100 numbered and signed copies.]
Spec / M 1528 / .Z84

Collected Fiction (Elmwood Park, IL: Dalkey Archive Press), 1990. Foreword by Gilbert Sorrentino. Afterword by Paul Zukofsky. [1st edition]
Spec / PS 3549 / .U47 / A15 / 1990

Complete Short Poetry (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press), 1991. Foreword by Robert Creeley.
Spec / PS 3549 / .U47 / A6 / 1991

80 Flowers (Lunenburg, VT: Stinehour Press), 1978. #28/80 [This book was supposed to have been issued in a signed edition but Zukofsky died before the book's completion; this copy is inscribed on the colophon by Celia Zukofsky: "Atque in Pepetuum L.Z. January 23, 1904-May 12, 1978 / C."]
Spec / PS 3549 / .U47 / E36 / 1978

Ferdinand, Including It Was (London: Cape), 1968.
Spec / PS 3549 / .U47 / F4

Finally a Valentine: A Poem (Stroud: The Piccolo Press), 1965. #44/500 [Single, folded sheet, 23 x 11 cm.]
In Process

5 Statements for Poetry ([San Francisco]: The Author), 1958.
In Process

55 Poems (Prairie City, IL: Press of James A. Decker), 1941. Signed.
Spec / PS 3549 / .U47 / F5 / 1941

Found Objects, 1962-1926 (Georgetown, KY: H. B. Chapin), 1964.
Spec / PS 3549 / .U47 / F68

From Thanks to the Dictionary (Buffalo, NY: Gallery Upstairs Press), 1968. #49/50 [Broadside, 76 x 56 cm]
Spec / PS 3549 / .U47 / F76 / 1968

I Sent Thee Late (Cambridge, MA: LHS), 1965. #4/20 Signed presentation copy to Laurence Scott. [20 copies printed by Laurence Scott on an 1816 Washington hand-press in Harvard Yard, June 1965.]
Spec / PS 3549 / .U47 / I2 / 1965

Initial (New York: Phoenix Book Shop), 1970. K Signed. [26 lettered copies, A to Z, not for sale and 100 copies, numbered and signed by the author.]
Spec / PS 3549 / .U47 / I5

I's (Pronounced Eyes) (New York: Trobar), 1963. Signed presentation copy.
Spec / PS 3549 / .U47 / I8

It Was (Brooklyn: Origin Press), 1961. #50/250 Signed.
Spec / PS 3549 / .U47 / I87 / 1961

Iyyob (London: Turret Books), 1965. #41/100 Signed.
Spec / PS 3549 / .U47 / I9

Little: A Fragment for Careenagers (Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press), 1967. #6/50 Signed [250 copies 1-50 bound in boards, 200 in wrappers, all signed by the author.]
Spec / PS 3549 / .U47 / L52 / 1967

Little: For Careenagers (New York: Grossman), 1970
Spec / PS 3549 / .U47 / L52 / 1970

Louis Zukofsky: 16 Once Published, A Selection by His Wife from: 55 Poems, Anew, Sometime, Barely and Widely (1925-1958) (Edinburgh: Wild Hawthorn Press), 1962. Linocuts by James Gavin.
Spec / PS 3549 / .U47 / A6 / 1962

An "Objectivists" Anthology (Le Beausset: To Publishers), 1932. Edited by Zukofsky.
Spec / PS 614 / .Z8 / 1932

Prepositions: The Collected Critical Essays of Louis Zukofsky (London: Rapp & Carroll), 1967. An "Objectivists" Anthology (Le Beausset: To Publishers), 1932.
Spec / PS 3549 / .U47 / A16 / 1967

Prepositions: The Collected Critical Essays of Louis Zukofsky (Berkeley: University of California Press), 1981.
Spec / PS 3549 / .U47 / A16 / 1981

Some Time: Short Poems (Stuttgart: Williams), 1956.
Spec / PS 3549 / .U47 / S65 / 1956

A Test of Poetry (Brooklyn: Objectivist Press), 1948.
Spec / PN 6101 / .Z8

An Unearthing (Cambridge, MA: Adams House & Lowell House Printers), 1965. #24/77 Signed.
Spec / PS 3549 / .U47 / U5 / 1965.

Contributions by Zukofsky

Pound, Ezra and Zukofsky, Louis. Pound/Zukofsky: Selected Letters of Ezra Pound and Louis Zukofsky (New York: New Directions), 1987. Edited by Barry Ahearn.
Spec / PS 3531 / .O82 / Z4985 / 1987

Taupin, René. Le Style Apollinaire: René Taupin et Louis Zukofsky (Paris: Les Presses Modernes), 1934.
Spec / PQ 2601 / .P6 / Z845 / 1934

Williams, Jonathan. Amen, Huzza, Selah: Poems A Preface? by Louis Zukofsky, Black Mountain, 1956-9 (Karlsruhe-Durlach: Verlagsdruckerei Gebr. Tron KG), 1960.
Spec / PS 3545 / .I53966 / A5

Zukofsky, Celia Thaew. Autobiography: Louis Zukofsky (New York: Grossman Publishers), 1970. [For 1-4 voices; in part with piano accompaniment.]
Spec / M 1547 / .Z84 / A9

Translations by Zukofsky

Catullus, Gaius Valerius. Catullus (Gai Valeri Veronensis Liber) (London: Cape Goliard P.), 1969. Translated by Celia and Louis Zukofsky.
Spec / PA 6274 / .A2 / 1969

Related Resources: