Small Press Poetry Little Magazines
RECENT ARRIVALS in Small Press Poetry Little Magazines From Derringer Books, Member A.B.A.A.
By Appel, Allan and Paul Violi, Editors (Jim Brodey, Charles North, Ron Padgett, Ted Greenwald, Anselm Hollo et al)
New York: Swollen Magpie Press, 1971. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. 4to. Uncommon New York School poetry magazine edited by Appel and Violi. This is the Winter 1971 issue and features works by Tony Towle, Gerard malanga, Harris Schiff, Ted Greenwald and many others. A very good example in side stapled wrappers. Cover art by Nick Loving.
By Notley, Alice, Editor (Ted Berrigan, Merrill Gilfillan, Ron Padget, Alice Notley, James Schuyler, Tom Clark, Anselm Hollo and George Schneeman)
Chicago: Chicago Press, 1972. First edition. Paperback. Good. Folio. Scarce first issue of Alice Notley's small press poetry magazine featuring 1st and 2nd generation New York Schoolers. Front and back covers by Schneeman. This copy in only good condition. The middle staple (of the three side-staples) is lacking. The front cover also has some patches of discolloration. Internally the magazine is clean and unmarked. Printed on rectos only. A typical fragile production when using 8 1/2 x 14" sheets and only three simple staples to cohere.
By Greef, Katherine and Terence Anderson, Editors (Ted Berrigan, Terry Stokes, James Sallis, Gerard Malanga, Raymond DiPalma et al)
New York: Bones, 1971. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Wide stapled wrappers. The uncommon third issue of this little poetry magazine edited by Greef and Anderson. This copy has been INSCRIBED "Hi - Viva l'Eastport, Terry" The Terry in question is either Terence Anderson or possibly Terry Stokes who is a contributor to this issue. Page edges a bit foxed. Covers lightly soiled. Cover art by Martha Diamond. Contributors include Berrigan, malanga, Lyn Lifshin, Peter Schjeldahl, Peter Melnick and many more. 84 pp.
By Acconci, Vito Hannibal and Bernadette Mayer, Editors
Brooklyn: Ugly Duckling Presse, 2006. First edition. Paperback. Near Fine. Thick paperbound quarto. 735 pp. Reprint compendium of the complete issues of Acconci and Mayer's small press magazine of conceptual art and experimental writing. Includes a new introduction by Acconci. Near fine condition in very thick bound wrappers. Contributors to this magazine included Sol Lewitt, Clark Coolidge, John Giorno, Dan Graham, Ted Berrigan, Aram Saroyan, Bern Porter, Jerome Rothenberg, Jackson Mac Low, Robert Barry, Hanna Weiner and Emmett Williams among others.
By Codrescu, Andrei and Lawrence Markert, Editors (Ted Berrigan, Keith Abbott, Edouard Roditi, Maureen Owen et al)
Baltimore: University of Baltimore, 1983. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Tall, narrow stapled wrappers. This is the special "In memoriam: Ted Berrigan" issue of Exquisite Corpse. Berrigan passed away on July 4, 1983. 6 x 15 1/2" tall. Folded once at center, as issued. This copy has been well read, but is still in very good condition.
By Wieners, John, Editor (Kerouac, Jack, Olson, Charles, Corso, Gregory, Blaser, Robin et al)
San Francisco: Measure, 1958. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. Issue number 2 of this short lived little mag edited by John Wieners. Creeley, Olson, Corso, Kerouac, Blaser, Duncan, Dorn - the list goes on. A very good copy in wrappers. Tiny paper loss at lower front corner. Uncommon.
By Dicaprio, George and Bradford Stark, Editors (Bobby Byrd / Toby Olson / Michael perkins)
No Place: Half-Ass Press, No date. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Wide staple-bound wrappers. 44 pp. The first issue of this poetry magazine. Featuring works by Byrd, Olson and Perkins. Very good condition in illustrated stapled wraps. No date or place of publication noted.
By Packard, William, Editor (Charles Bukowski, Annie Dillard, Clarence Major et al)
New York: New York Quarterly, 1972. First edition. Paperback. Good. Trade paperbound literary magazine. This copy in good condition with toning and cover soiling. Includes "Style" and "My Literary Fly" by Bukowski.
By Ford, Mark, Editor (Frank O'Hara)
New York: Alfred Knopf, 2008. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Wide 8vo. 265 pp. A new selection of O'Hara poems edited by Mark Ford. A fine hardbound copy (one tiny blemish to edge of textblock) in fine price-intact dustwrapper. Stated first edition.
By Wyndham Lewis, Editor
Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1981. First edition thus. Paperback. Very Good. Thick tall paperbound quarto. 102 numbered pages plus ads at rear. This is the 1981 facsimile edition of the second issue of Wyndham Lewis' famous literary journal which was first published in 1914. Some typical light cover soiling else a clean very good example. Includes writings by Ezra Pound, Ford Maddox Hueffler, T. S. Eliot and more.
By Morrow, Bradford, Foreword (Wyndham Lewis)
Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1981. First edition thus. Paperback. Very Good. Thick tall paperbound quarto. 160 numbered pages plus ads at rear. Foreword by Bradford Morrow. This is the 1981 facsimile edition of the first issue of Wyndham Lewis' famous literary journal which was first published in 1914. Some typical light fading to spine color else a clean very good example. Includes writings by Ezra Pound, Ford Maddox Hueffler, Rebecca West and more.
By Montgomery, George and Erik Kiviat, Editors (Ray Bremser, Paul Blackburn, Jack Micheline, Ted Berrigan, Aram Saroyan et al)
New York: Blue Beat (Yowl Publications), 1964. First edition. Paperback. Fair. Tall side-stapled wrappers. Yowl Press editors (Montgomery and Kiviat) mimeo magazine. This copy in only fair condition. Front cover loose from staples. Rear cover presumed missing. Small chips and wear to edges. Paper loss to last page (table of contents). Introduction by Kirby Congdon. 41 pp plus a page of notes at rear. Printed on rectos only. Includes contributions by Berrigan, Tuli Kupferberg, Gerard Malanga, John Keys, Judson Crews and much more. One of only 207 copies. Cover art by Alex Wiener. According to Clay and Phillips, this was the only issue published. An early Lower East Side poetry mag that rarely shows up for sale. Sold as-is.
By Guest, Barbara, Denby, Edwin, Brainard, Joe, Ceravolo, Joe, et al et al
New York: Angel Hair, 1968. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Fifth issue of this poetry magazine edited by Anne Waldman and Lewis Warsh. A clean very good copy in oversized stapled wrappers. Contributions by Denby, Coolidge, Ashbery, Giorno and much more. Typical wear and light wrinkling to yapped edges of paper covers.
By Bukowski, Charles, Nettlebeck, F. A., Clark, Thomas A., Beck, Art, Etter, Dave, Taylor, Kent et al
Reno: Sierra Arts Foundation, No Date. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Small press poetry magazine in tabloid newsprint format. Actually printed on higher quality paper than most newspaper formatted magazines. Includes two poems by Bukowski. Also with contributions by Lyn Lifshin, Al Maserik, Antler, Robert Ishi and many more. 32 pp. Folded for mailing else a very good copy. This copy was mailed to the Contemporary Media Study Center in Dayton.
By Cott, Jonathan, Padgett, Ron et al, Editors
New York: Columbia Review, 1963. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Winter 1963 issue of this literary journal. Featuring Jonathan Cott, Ron Padgett, Michael Nixon, Richard Tristman, Mitchell Hall and Phillip Lopate. 30 pp. Covers lightly worn. A very good example in photo-illustrated wrappers. Early contribution by Padgett.
By Smith, Pat, Editor (Jerome Rothenberg, J H Prynne, Charles Bernstein, Rosemarie Waldrop, Charles Stein et al)
Ann Arbor: OtherWind Press, 1988. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. 4to. The Fall 1988 issue of this impressive small press literary journal edited by Pat Smith. Includes work by Jerome Rothenberg, Lewis Warsh, Edouard Roditi and others. Flexi-disk of Rothenberg reading his own oems as well as those by Hugo Ball and Kurt Schwitters is present and in fine condition. The magazine has a stain to the bottom foredge (not affecting any text). Otherwise in very good condition with cover photo by Bill McNeese.
By Killian, Kevin and Dodie Bellamy, Editors
No Place: Mirage #4, 2007. First edition. Paperback. Near Fine. Sold here together are six issues of Kevin Killian and Dodie Bellamy's poetry journal. Very simple production values employed. * 1/2 x 11" sheets stapled once at top left corner. Printed on rectos only. Each issue focuses on three poets. Contributors include David Brazil, Landis Everson, Klea McKenna, Marsha Campbell, John Sakkis, and Bob Flanagan among others. All six issues in near fine condition.
By Mayer, Bermadette and Lewis Warsh with Clark Coolidge and Paul Metcalf
Lenox: United Artists, 1977. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. 4to. Premiere issue of this small press poetry magazine edited by Mayer and Warsh. A very good copy in side-stapled wrappers with a band of toning to the lower one quarter of the front cover.
By Berrigan, Edmund and Noel Black, Editors (Eileen Myles, Ted Berrigan, Ron Padgett, Alex Cory, Bill Luoma et al)
San Francisco: Angry Dog Press, 1998. First edition. Paperback. Very Good +. 4to. Thick side-stapld wrappers with cover and frontis silkscreened by Will Yackulic and Noel Black. Third issue of this small press poetry magazine. The first of any issue that has crossed our paths. Small sticker shadow to the front cover else a near fine example.
By Collins & Milazzo, Editors (Pamela Ball, Robert Burke, Edward Burns, Jessica Stockholder et al)
New York: Collins & Milazzo, 1993. First edition. Paperback. Very Good +. Square stapled wrappers. Spring 1993 first issue of this magazine featuring essays/writing on art, architecture, tand heatre plus some fiction and poetry. A very good copy with small round pink sticker afixed to the front cover. 38 pp.