San Francisco: Renaissance, No Date. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Tall tabloid newspaper format. The scarce 8th issue of John Bryan's beat poetry magazine. This is the only issue we have seen in newspaper format. Not dated, but from circa 1971. Small cover tears. Paper a bit toned with age. A very good example. Scarce issue. Includes a four-page piece by Ginsberg entitled Hiway Poesy - LA - Albuquerque - Texas - Wichita.
San Francisco: Ari Publications, 1965. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Wide stapled 8vo. The second issue of Charles Plymell's small press poetry and art magazine. Featuring an impressive ineup of contributors including Berman, George Herms, Jose Cross, Ben Talbert, Lawrence Ferlinghetti and much more. Unpaginated. Illustrated with photos, and some color artwork. Covers are soiled. A good to very good copy overall. Quite scarce and important.
New York: Unmuzzled Ox, 1984. First edition. Paperback. Near Fine. Folios. Four consecutive issues of Michael Andre's Unmuzzled Ox Magazine sold here together and actuall all bound together with plastic comb binding. Printed on inexpensive newsprint type paper and measuring 11 1/4 x 16 1/2" tall. These four issues all contain extensions of Cantos of Ezra Pound by a wide variety of poets and artists including Corso, Buckminster Fuller, John Cage, James Lee Byars, Allen Ginsberg, Ronert Creeley and others. Also these issues includes writings, photographs, interviews and more. with Charles Henri Ford, W. S. Burroughs, Ira Cohen, Pattis Smith and more. Other than toning to the paperstock which is normal for these issues, they are in fine condition. Plastic comb binding provided directly by the publisher. Uncommon thus.
New York: Trobar, 1961. First edition. Paperback. Good +. Scarce second issue of this poetry magazine edited by George Economou, Joan and Robert Kelly. About very good condition in small stapled wrappers. Robert Duncann, Leroi Jones, George Hitchcock and more. Light stains and wear to covers.
San Francisco: Open Space, No Date. First edition. Paperback. Good. Tall, photo-illustrated wrappers, stapled once at top left corner. The issue numbered 11 of Stan Persky's scarce North Beach poetry magazine. Features work by Spicer, Diuncan, Duerden and several others of the San Francisco poetry scene circa 1964. This copy has smewhat heavy age spotting to covers and there are two places where someone in an unknown hand has added minor ink notations. All issues of this magazine (which were supposedly run off in editions of only 50 copies) are scarce.
Tamworth, Ontario: Next Exit, 1980. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Small paper quarto. Scarce first issue of this Canadian literary journal edited by Jeanne Harrison. This issue is devoted primarily to works by fluxus poet Jackson Mac Low. Inexpensive newsprint format. Paper lightly toned as might be expected. 27 pp.
Tunbridge, VT: Center For The Study of Cultural Morphology & Mutation, 1970. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. 8 1/2 x 11" sheets stapled at top left corner. Both issues folded once (Presumably for mailing). Some toning to covers and general light wear. Issues 1 and 2 sold here together. Lacking the laid in broadsides. An unusual scholarly journal.
Staatsburg, NY: Head, 1965. First edition. Paperback. Good +. Tall, side-stapled wrappers. The fourth issue of Head, a poetry magazine edited by Erik Kiviat. This issue contains poems by Madeline Landau who also drew the cover illustration. A good to very good copy with some creasing to the last page. Printed on rectos only. This copy was mailed to fellow poet Jackson Mac Low with his NY address in ink on the rear cover. Most issues of Head have become scarce.
Toronto: Island Press, 1965. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Oblong illustrated stapled wrappers. The third issue of Victor Coleman's small press poetry journal. A very good example. 64 pp.
Beloit, WI: Beloit College, 1958. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good +. Winter 1957-58 issue of this long running poetry journal. A near fine copy in decorated card wrappers. A couple of interior pages have some light creases. Donald Davie, Harold Witt, Judson Crews join Bukowski, Amis, Larkin and others in this scarce little mag. 36 pp.
New York: Ecstatic Peace Poetry, 2010. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Tall, side-stapled wrappers. The 10th issue of Thurston Moore's popular small press poetry journal. Front cover photograph of Aaron Dilloway. Some staining along the top edge of the front cover, else a near fine example. Richard Hell, Bill Nace, Edmund Berrigan and more.
London: Barque Press, 2004. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Tall, metal spiral-bound volume. 87 pp. A volume of poems presented at a poetry summit in Cambridge in 2004. Includes work by Redell Olsen, Peter Middleton, Sean Bonney, Stephen Rodefer and several others. Very good condition.
New York: Fuck You Press, 1963. First edition. Paperback. Very Good +. Tall, side-stapled wrappers. Printed on rectos only. The May 1963 issue of Ed Sander's mimeograph poetry magazine. A highlight from the so called mimeograph revolution. A very good to near fine copy in side-stapled wrappers. A fragile production, rarely found in quality condition. This example is better than many we have seen.
Philadelphia: Paper Air, 1978. First edition. Paperback. Very Good +. Sold here together are three issues of a poetry magazine edited by Gil Ott entitled Paper Air. All three are in clean very good condition. The first two in stapled illustrated wrappers, the last in bound illustrated wrappers.
San Francisco: The Ark, 1947. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. First issue (of three published) of this literary magazine. Editor not stated. 73 pp. Toning to cover edges and general edgewear. A very good copy in stapled illustrated wrappers. Features an excerpt from Sleepers Awake by Kenneth Patchen plus work by Kenneth Rexroth, Cummings, Paul Goodman, george Woodcock, Duncan and more. All issues of Ark have become scarce.
San Francisco: City / Groundwater Press, 1977. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo. The Fall 1977 issue of this literary magazine. Very good condition with some rubbing to covers. 108 pp. Includes a long interview with poet Ted Berrigan with Rosanne Ehrlich, Ron Kostar and Zack Rogow.
New York: Floating Bear, 1961. First edition. Paperback. Good. Collection of thirteen issues of this important mimeo revolution poetry newsletter edited by Di Prima and Jones. It showcased important Beat, Black Mountain and New York School writers and artists. This collection includes issue # 8, 11, 15, 19, 20, 21, 23, 29, 32, 35, 36, 37 and 38 (Intrepid No. 20 / Floating Bear 38). Includes cover artwork by Wallace Berman, Jess Collins and Brion Gysin. Nearly all of the issues have Mac Lows franked address sticker. Condition of these magazines vary, but all are in good to very good condition. Paper soiled in places and creased
Milton, MA: Measure, 1962. First edition. Paperback. Good. Third and final issue of John Wieners' small press poetry magazine published for the Summer of 1962. Featuring a startling lineup of contributors including Edward Marshall, Spicer, Helen Adam, Sheri Martinelli and more. 36 pp. This copy in only good condition with cover soiling and staining. INSCRIBED by Weiners ("To Joanne with love, John Wieners") on the top of the table of contents page. Quite scarce.
Cleveland: Everyman 9Cuyahoga Community College), 1974. First edition. Paperback. Near Fine. Tall, thick stapled wrappers. 91 pp. Uncommon poetry magazine edited by Christopher Franke. Includes several black and photgraphs, a cartoon plus poems by Bukowski, Atkins, Gerald Locklin, Kirby Congdon and more. A near fine example.
Monterey: Seven Stars, 1976. First edition. Paperback. Very Good +. 8vo. Relatively unknown poetry magazine published out of Monterey. Unpaginated. Reprints two pieces from Bukowski's Factotum plus numerous other poet's contributions. A very good clean copy in stapled pink illustrated wrappers.