Detroit: Artists' Workshop Press, 1966. First edition. Paperback. Near Fine. Tall, thick side-stapled wrappers. The fourth and final issue of John Sinclair's literaryand political magazine published by the influential Artists' Workshop Press. Summer / Fall / Winter 1966 issue. 146 pp. Toning to paper, as expected, else a handsome near fine example - easily the nicest we have handled. Includes wotk by Richard Morris, Ken Irby, Andrew Hoyem, Lee Harwood and much more. Cover artwork by Gary Grimshaw.
Utica: Theo, 1965. First edition. Paperback. Very Good +. 8vo. Stapled illustrated wrappers. The third issue of this poetry journal edited by Murphy and Kover that features many of the poets associated with New York poetry cafe society of the early to mid 1960's (i.e. Poets at Le Metro etc.) A clean very good copy.
Placitas, NM: Duende, 1964. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Side-stapled 4to. Issue Number 6 of Duende, a poetry magazine. Each issue devoted to a single poet. This issue features poems and more by Larry Eigner. A very good copy. 33 pp.
New York: Genesis: Grasp, 1968. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Scarce first issue of Richard Hell and David Giannini's small press poetry journal. Cover and layout by Marrianne Perlak. A very good copy in bound illustrated wrappers. Includes the editors' poetry manifesto.
New York: United Artists, 1980. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. 4to. Tall side-stapled wrappers. The 11th issue of Mayer and Warsh's small press poetry journal focused primarily on second generation New York School poets. Printed on rectos only. A very good example with some small stains to covers and light edgewear.
New York: Adventures in Poetry, 1971. First edition. Paperback. Very Good +. 4to. Tall side-stapled wrappers. Simple cover lettering by Aram Saroyan. The seventh issue of Larry Fagin's New York School poetry-centric magazine. Printed on rectos only. A very good clean copy in thick stapled wrappers.
New York: Brian Breger, 1979. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Thin stapled illustrated wrappers. Issue number 13 of this poetry journal edited by Brian Breger and others. This issue's guest editior is Paul Metcalf. Includes poems by Ted Enslin, Peter Bertolette, Alex Gildzen and Joe Napora. A very good copy.
Amherst: Massachusetts Review, 1998. First edition. Paperback. Very Good +. Trade paperbound format. The Summer 1998 issue of this long running literary magazine sponsored by the Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke Smith College and the University of Massachusetts. This issue is a tribute to Allen Ginsberg and American Poetry. With contributions by Fanny Howe, Bill Berkson, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Louis Ginsberg, Eileen Myles, Hayden Carruth and much more. A very good plus copy.
No Place: No Publisher, No Date. First edition. Paperback. Very Good +. Thick side-stapled wrappers. The "anonymous" issue of Larry Fagin's literary journal entitled Adventures In Poetry. Published without any names or publication info due to the pornographic comic strip covers. A clean very good copy. Undated, but from circa 1973. One of the most difficult issues of this poetry journal to locate. Only four copies noted in institutional hands.
La Jolla: Laurence McGilvery, 1973. First Thus. Hardcover. Fine. First edition thus in thick buckram binding. New introduction by di Prima. Contains the complete 37 issues of Floating Bear. Mimeograph revolution poetry newsletter. Fine condition. Uncommon.
Ellensburg: Vagabond, 1974. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Wide stapled illustrated wrappers. The 18th issue of John Bennett's small press poetry journal. A very good copy. Laid in to this copy is Supplement To Vagabond 18, a separate folded and stapled booklet containing a commemorative bibliography of William Wantling and texts by Bennett and Marvin Malone.
Gloucester: Bezoar, 1975. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. 8* 1/2 x 11 sheets stapled at top front corner and folded once for mailing. Sold here are fifteen assorted issues of the bizarrely numbered poetry magazine Bezoar. All issues in very good condition. All were mailed to a Massachusetts-based poet. The issues included here are: Volume One Number Two, Volume II No. 1, Volume V, Number 3, Volume V, Number 5, Volume VII, Number 4, Volume IX, Number 4, Vol. 11, No. 1, Volume 12, Number 3, Vol. 13, No. 4, Volume 14, Number 1, Volume 21, Number 4, Buzz o'er, Bezoar Resonator, Bayliss Bezoar #5, and BBBEEEZZZ OOOAAARRR 3 Poems 3 Poets 3.
Philadelphia: P.V.P. Magazine, 1965. First edition. Paperback. Very Good +. Tall, side-stapled wrappers. The September-October 1965 issue of editor Fred Fry's literary magazine. Reprints Iam Hamilton Finlay's "Semi-idiotic Poem" on the front cover (originally published in Poor Old Tired Horse). Also includes a long short story by Fry and poems by Boyle, Bertha Wright and others. A very good plus copy. Stapled to the table of contents page is a typed letter signed by Fry and written to poet Jackson Mac Low asking for possible submissions to this magazine among other topics.
Brooklyn: Long Island University, 2014. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Thick paperbound quarto. The Spring 2014 issue of this poetry journal edited by Jessica Hagedorn. 130 pp. Very good clean copy in bound (hand?) illustrated wrappers.
Sunderland: Ceolfrith, 1970. First edition. Paperback. Fine. Collection of 12 drawings by Scott laid into a pocket within this decorated folder. Contents in fine condition. Quite uncommon. Only two copies located in institutional hands.
Nottingham: Tarasque Press, 1967. First edition. Loose Sheets. Very Good. Complete twelve issue run of this concrete and visual poetry broadside periodical. Each issue consists of a single 8 x 10" sheet of paper containing either a poem or a series of educational instructions. Featuring work by Ian Hamilton Finlay, Simon Cutts and others. Published between 1967 - 1970. Issues 1 - 10 are in impeccable fine condition. Issues 11 and 12 are somewhat worn (in vg condition) and issue 12 has an inked signature. Individual issues occasionally appear in the marketplave, but complete sets are rare, especially given the ephemeral nature of each "issue".
London: Rawz, 1977. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. 4to. Bound wrappers with pasted on cover illustration. Scarce concrete poetry magazine edited by Chris Cheek. Paper tanned as might be expected given the quality of the paperstock employed. One short closed tear to the front endpaper. Otherwise a clean very good copy. Words and images by Lawrence Upton, Paul Buck, Eric Mottram and more.
Cooper Station: Riverrun Press, 1967. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. 4to. Bound wrappers illustrated with calligraphy by fluxus artist Marion Zazeela. First state with one dollar price indicated on the front endpaper. Some light stains and discoloration to covers, but a solid very good copy. An early volume of poems by Wakoski. Affectionately INSCRIBED by the poet separately to both Jackson Mac Low and Iris Lezak and dated in year of publication. Nice association copy between these poets.
New York: Editions De La Maison Francaise, 1945. First edition. Paperback. Good. French-American poetry journal from circa 1945 edited by Yvan Goll. Includes two poems by George Leite, Schema de la Transparence by Robert Lebel and other features. Textblock loose from covers, else a good copy.
Pittsburgh: Mother Press, No Date. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Legal paper size format. No date , but from the late 1950's. Offered here are issues #2-7, 11 and 12 of Mother plus Domestic Pair. Unbound single sheets for each issue except for Domestic Pair which is stapled once at top center. A deep, but broken run of this scarce early poetry magazine from the mimeograph revolution in Pittsburgh. Like Floating Bear, Mother was distributed free. Includes contributions by d.a. levy, Larry Eigner, Aram Saroyan, Judson Crews, Diane Wakoski, Fielding Dawson and others. All issues in clean very good to near fine condition. Scarce.