Small Press Poetry Little Magazines
RECENT ARRIVALS in Small Press Poetry Little Magazines From Derringer Books, Member A.B.A.A.
By Bye, Reed and Anne Waldman, Editors (Allen Ginsberg, Joanne Kyger, Gregory Corso, Clark Coolidge et al)
Boulder: Rocky Ledge, 1980. First edition. Paperback. Good +. Poetry journal edited by Reed Bye and Anne Waldman, Tall side-stapled wrappers. A good copy with cover art by Donna Dennis. Stains and scuffs to covers. Contains contributions by Waldman, Corso, John Godfrey, Anselm Hollo and more.
By Bye, Reed and Anne Waldman, Editors (Mushka Kochan, Alice Notley, Allen Ginsberg, Ted Berrigan et al)
Boulder: Rocky Ledge, 1980. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Poetry journal edited by Reed Bye and Anne Waldman, Tall side-stapled wrappers. A very good copy with cover art by Alex Katz. Contains contributions by Waldman, Berrigan, George Tysh, Jack Collum and more.
By William S. Burroughs / Lawrence Durrell / Jean Cocteau / Raoul Hausmann / Gunter Grass / Hermann Jandl / Anselm Hollo et al
Germany: Klaus-Peter Dienst, 1962. First edition. Paperback. Near Fine. Issue number 7 of this innovative magazine of concrete poetry edited and produced by the Dienst brothers. Texts in German and English. Including a diverse contributor list of American and German poets and artists. This copy in close to fine condition in stapled illustrated wrappers. All issues of this magazine are uncommon.
By Bye, Reed and Anne Waldman, Editors (Clark Coolidge, Sam Kashner, Eileen Myles, Charles Cros et al)
Boulder: Rocky Ledge, 1980. First edition. Paperback. Good +. Poetry journal edited by Reed Bye and Anne Waldman, Tall side-stapled wrappers. Age spotting to covers. A good copy with cover art by Rudy Burckhardt. Contains contributions by Blaise Cendrars, Tom weigel, Larry Fagin and more.
By Bye, Reed and Anne Waldman, Editors (James Schuyler, Carol Gallup, Ted Greenwald et al)
Boulder: Rocky Ledge, 1979. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Poetry journal edited by Reed Bye and Anne Waldman, Tall side-stapled wrappers. A very good copy with cover art by Joe Brainard. Contains contributions by Waldman, Bye, Schuyler, Kenward Elmslie and more.
By Grossinger, Richard, Editor (Charles Olson, Robert Creeley, Ray Bradbury, Stan Brakhage, Charles Stein, Paul Blackburn, Jerome Rothenberg, Jorge Luis Borges, Robert Kelly, Michel Foucault, Robert Duncan, Thomas Merton, Tom Raworth, Gary Snyder et al)
Amherst: IO Magazine, 1966. First edition. Paperback. Good +. Eight trade paperbound volumes. Consecutive run of the first eight issues of Richard Grossinger's thoughtful magazine of poetry, literature and the social sciences. Overall in about very good condition. Volume One has some ink underlining on the first three pages of text. Volume Four has a prior owner name/address to the inside front cover. At least one issue is signed by poet Don Byrd from whose library several of these issues originated. Some staining and cover wear. All quite readable and enjoyable. Includes a surprising and eclectic group of contributors.
By Poland, Jefferson et al, Editors (Tuli Kupferberg, William Wantling, Erik Kiviat et al)
New York: Oliver Layton Press, 1965. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Small 8vo. 59 pp. The second issue of this magazine of free love and expression. Very good condition in small stapled illustrated wrappers. Tuli Kupferberg, Ed Sanders and more.
By Fuck You Press - Sanders, Ed, Editor (Allen Ginsberg / Robert Kaye / Tuli Kupferberg / Lenore Kandel / Peter Orlovsky / Mary Mayo / Robert Nichols / Diane Wakoski / Julian Beck / John Keys / Jim Standish / Harry Fainlight / Herbert Huncke / Nelson Barr))
New York: Fuck You Press, 1963. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. The December 1963 issue of Ed Sander's mimeograph poetry magazine. A highlight from the so called mimeograph revolution. A very good copy in side-stapled wrappers. Some toning and light soiling to covers. Triangular chip at top left corner of front cover.
By Artists' Workshop Press - Sinclair, John, Editor (Allen Van Newkirk, George Tysh, Gene Fowler, Anselm Hollo, Gael Turnbull et al)
Detroit: Artists' Workshop Press, 1965. Second printing. Paperback. Near Fine. Tall, side-stapled wrappers. Stated second printing of the second issue of this series of poems and political writings edited by John Sinclair. An exceptionally sharp, clean copy. Very faint minor creases to cover corners. 121 pp. This issue dedicated to the poet Jack Spicer who passed away in 1965. Great cover photograph taken by Magdalene Arndt. Even the second printing of these magazines have become scarce, especially in better condition as this copy is.
By Fagin, Larry, Editor (Lewis Warsh)
New York: St. Mark's Church, 1979. First edition. Paperback. Good +. Tall wrappers stapled once at top left corner. The July 1979 issue of Larry Fagin's poetry newsletter. 9 pp. This issue is all Lewis Warsh. A good to very good copy with small dog ears to bottom edges and general light wear.
By Tom Veitch, Editor ( Tom Clark / Lewis MacAdams / Andrei Codrescu)
San Francisco: Tom Veitch, 1971. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Tall, side-stapled wrappers. Cover art by Greg Irons. The third issue of Veitch's small press poetry magazine. This issue features work by Clark, Codrescu and MacAdams. Paper browned as often seem else a very good example.
By Budowski, Edward, Editor (Olson, Charles, Jones, LeRoi, Dorn, Ed, Saroyan, Aram, Rodefer, Stephen, Levertov, Denise, Kelly, Robert et al)
Buffalo: Student Book Shop, 1964. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. First issue of this poetry journal edited by Edward Budowski. Contributions by Olson, Aram Saroyan, Diane Wakoski, George Starbuck, Ed Dorn, Robert Kelly, Fielding Dawson, Denise Levertov and more. A very good copy in wide stapled decorated wrappers. This copy has been SIGNED by both LeRoi Jones and Robert Kelly at their contributions.
By Lotringer, Sylvere, Editor (Joseph Saruva, Unica Zorn, Paul Foss, Chris Marker et al)
New York: Semiotext(E), 1984. First edition. Paperback. Near Fine. Tall, wide trade paperbound volume. 116 pp. The 12th issue of Sylvere Lotringer's intriguing magazine. Small sticker to rear cover. A clean near fine copy. Uncommon.
By Katagiri, Yuzuru, Editor (Ryo Nonaka, Noriko Ibaragi, Ituko Isikawa, Tomoko Hukunaka, et al)
Tokyo: Japanese Poetry In English, 1960-1975. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Sold here together are four of the five issues published of Yuzuru Katagiri's Japanese Poetry In English (The final issue was renamed The Kyoto Seika English Papers). All texts in English. Issue number 1 from July 1960; Issue No. 2 from May 1961, Issue No. 4 from August 1965 and Issue No. 5 from Spring 1975. The final issue was co-edited by Osamu Ono. All issues in very good clean condition. Issue No. 4 has some faint creases. Supremely uncommon.
By Cohen, Leonard; Pearson, Alan; Barnard, Sylvia et al
Quebec: Ingluvin Magazine, 1971. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Small paperbound literary magazine published out of Canada. 88 pp. A very good copy. Review Copy with publisher's review slip laid in. Notable for the inclusion of early work by Leonard Cohen plus contributions by irving Layton, Allen Z. Hertz, Gail Fox and others.
By Concrete Poetry Journal - Ivo Broom, Hugo Neefs et al, Editors (Spike Hawkins, Jack Kerouac, Mary Ellen Solt, Roger Jones, Leon Van Essche, Lucienne Stassaort et al)
Lier: Labris, 1965. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Paperbound quarto. The January 1965 issue of this magazine primarily associated with concrete poetry. A very good copy in bound printed wrappers. 88 pp. Text in Dutch. Includes Rimbaud by Jack Kerouac plus contributions by Jef Bierkens, Libby Houston, Mary Ellen Solt and much more.
By Morrow, Bradford, Editor
New York: Conjunctions, 1981. First edition. Cloth. Near Fine/near fine. Consecutive set of the first fourteen issues of Brad Morrow's impressive literary journal. Starting in 1981 and running through 1989. Issue number 1 is SIGNED by Morrow and Jonathan Williams. Williams also signed several other issues at his contributions and Thomas Meyer signed Volume 6 at his contribution. With light foxing to top edges, otherwise a handsome near fine set, all in unclipped dustwrappers. The contributor list is too large to mention, but suffice it to say that the contributing editors of some of the issues included such figures as Walter Abish, Mei-Mei Berssenbrugge, Guy Davenport, William H. Gass, Kenneth Irby, Ann Lauterbach and Nathaniel Tarn. Issue Number 1 is a special double issue subtitled A Festschrift in Honor of James Laughlin, Publisher of New Directions.
By Beckett, Tom, Editor (Charles Bernstein, Ron Silliman, Diane Ward, Ronald Johnson, Peter Seaton, Robert Grenier et al)
Ohio: Viscerally Press, 1982. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Paperbound quarto. The Fall 1982 issue of this small press poetry magazine edited by Tom Beckett. Very good condition in photo-illustrated bound wraps. This issue devoted to works by and about Charles Bernstein and includes an interview with him as well as a bibliography. Contributors include Jackson Mac Low, Robert Creeley, Robert Grenier, Ron Silliman and others. 115 pp. Cover photograph by Susan B. Laufer. Uncommon issue of this magazine.
By Creeley, Robert, Editor
New York: AMS Press, 1969. First edition. Cloth. Very Good. 8vo. Three volume set of books reprinting the seven issues of Robert Creeley's Black Mountain Review (BMR), Includes a new Creeley introduction written specially for this occasion. BMR was a small press literary magazine and house organ at Black Mountain College during the 1950's. Individual issues have become uncommon in the market place and complete sets almost unheard of these days. This set in very good condition in green cloth bindings printed in black. Light traces of soiling to cloth and a couple of faint droplet stains to the fore edge of the text block of Volume 3. Featuring works by Fielding Dawson, Charles Olson, Paul Blackburn, Louis Zukofsky, Irving Layton, Aaron Sisking, Joel Oppenheimer, Jonathan Williams, and Robert Duncan just to name a few.
By Elmslie, Kenward, Editor (Berrigan, Ted, Brainard, Joe, North, Charles, Ashbery, John, Padgett, Ron et al)
Calais: Poet's Press / Z Press, 1974. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Complete run of six issues of this poetry journal focusing on the New York School poets. Trade paperbound size volumes with number 1 being somewhat larger than the other five volumes. Edited by Kenward Elmslie. All issues generally in very good condition in thick bound wrappers. Some issues with light stains to covers.