Atlanta: This Issue, 1970. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. First four issues of this literary magazine published out of Emory University by Mel McKee. The editorial board included such figures as Harry Crews and William Stafford. Overall in very good condition except for issue #3 where the cover is coming losse and there is more wear than the other issues. Issue #1 has been signed by David Madden on the front cover.
London: Freedom Press, 1946. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Eighth issue of this small press poetry magazine edited by George Woodcock. A very good copy in bound wrappers. N.D., but from 1946.
Santa Barbara: Mica, 1961. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. Third issue of this small press poetry journal edited by Helmut Bonheim and Raymond Federman. Clean very good copy in stapled wrappers. Tiny chip to one corner. Contributions by Turnbull, Zahn, Robert Creeley and much more.
Oakland and Franconia: This Magazine, 1972. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Third issue of Watten and Grenier's small press poetry magazine focused on the Language poetry movement. Some light stains to the front cover, else a pleasing very good or better copy in stapled illustrated wrappers. Unpaginated. Includes work by Michael Lally, Ray DiPalma, Larry Eigner, Cooidge and many others. One of the important early periodicals to feature the writings of the Language poets.
Oakland: Dark Ages, 1989. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. First issue of this poetry magazine in tall side-stapled wrappers. Contributions by Hannah Weiner, Cid Corman, Susan Howe, Pat Reed among others.
New York: Andrea Doria Books, 1982. First edition. Paperback. Very Good +. Tall side-stapled wrappers. The third issue of Tom Weigel's small press poetry magazine. Heavy focus on the second generation of New York School poets. A sound very good or better copy. Clear plastic cover is intact. Cover collage by Weigel.
Detroit: In Camera, 1988. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. 4to. A very good copy in thick side-stapled wrappers. A poetry journal edited by Chris and George Tysh. Lewis Warsh, Samuel R. Delaney, Bob Holman, Jean day and others.
Oconomowoc Lake: Stooge, 1968. First edition. Paperback. Very Good +. 4to. Scarce second issue of Young and Chester's innovative small press poetry magazine. Featuring poems, illustrations, diagrams, collage art and more. A clean very good copy in stapled decorated wrappers. Two of the pages are purposelly printed on very flimsy and oversized sheets of tissue paper who right edge extend out beyond the regular pages in a somewhat raggedy fashion. Not dated, but from circa 1969. All of the early issues of this magazine have become quite scarce and sought after.
New York: Kauri, 1964. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. 5th issue of Will Inman's innovative poetry newsletter. The November-December 1964 issue. Not paginated and printed on rectos only.. A very good example, still well-stapled and a bit brittle, but one would still take care to handle this with delicacy. Folded horizontally. All issues of this magazine were published on inexpensive paper that has, in many cases, brittled to the point that one cannot really handle them. This issue is in much better than typical condition with only a couple of small chips to the cover edges.
San Francisco: Issue, 1984. First edition. Paperback. Near Fine. Three consecutive issues of Todd Baron's small press poetry journal (with an assist by Tosh Berman for Issue #2). Stapled glossy wrappers. With poems by Pierre Reverdy, Paul Vangelisti, Fielding Dawson, Rosmarie Waldrop, James Haining, Larry Eigner and Norma Cole variously among others. All three issues are in clean near fine condition.
New York: Poets & Writers, Inc,, 1973. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Sold here as a group are the first four year's worth of newsletters published by the Poets & Writers Newsletter folks edited by Galen Williams and others. Not a literary journal, but more of a true newsletter for writers with news, reviews, articles and more in each issue. All in very good condition. They include: Volume 1 #1-6, Volume 2 Numbers 1-7, Volume 3 Numbers 1-5 and Volume 4 Numbers 1-5 plus Supplements, a few poetry reading announcement flyers, and other correspondence. Each of these has been three-hole punched for inclusion in a binder; otherwise clean and unmarked.
Elmwood: Pote & Poets Press, 1987. First edition. Paperback. Very Good +. 14 pp poetry magazine stapled at top left. Folded horizontally for mailing. This issue focuses solely on poems by Ray DiPalma. Paper a little toned from age else very good condition. This copy has been INSCRIBED by DiPalma and dated in 1988.
Chicago: General Executive Board of the Industrial Workers of the World, 1925. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. November 1925 issue of this illustrated labor magazine edited by Vern Smith. Also called the Joe Hill Memorial Number reviewing the 1925 Harvest Drive Indications of International Solidarity. Small stain to top of front cover. An attractive very good copy.
Northwood Narrows: Lillabulero Press, 1973. First edition. Paperback. Good +. Trade paperbound format. The penultimate issue of this poetry journal edited by Banks and William Mathews. This issue dedicated to work by and about Metcalf with contributions by Theodore Enslin, Jonathan Williams, Alex Gildzen and others. INSCRIBED by Russell Banks and dated in 1976. A good to very good copy. Some abrasions to the front cover.
Washington DC: Aerial, 1986. First edition. Paperback. Very Good +. Photo-illustrated wrappers. The uncommon second issue of Rod Smith's small press arty poetry magazine. Slight soiling to rear cover else a near fine example. Includes a visual poem by Hannah Weiner entitled "The Zero One".
New York: Kauri, 1964. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. 4th issue of Will Inman's innovative poetry newsletter. The August-September 1964 issue. Not paginated and printed on rectos only.. A very good example, still well-stapled and not to brittle, but one would still take care to handle this with delicacy. All issues of this magazine were published on inexpensive paper that has, in many cases, brittled to the point that one cannot really handle them. This issue is in much better than typical condition with only a couple of small chips to the cover edges.
Detroit: In Camera, 1987. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. 4to. 47 pp. Illustrated with photographs. First issue (of two) of this literary journal featuring over a dozen women poets and photographers. Lower front cover is a bit wrinkled, else a very good copy. Uncommon publication.
New York: Tompkins Square Books, 1967. First edition. Paperback. Near Fine. The second of two issues of this literary journal edited by MIchael Perkins. Spine color lightly toned else a superb copy in bound photo-illustrated wrappers. Includes poems by Bukowski, Gerard Malanga and Harold Wit among others. Berrigan contributes a four page story entitled "Carol's Dream: A Dog".
Crescent City, FL: Epos, 1961. First edition. Paperback. Near Fine. Small press poetry journal edited by Tullos and Thorne focused on the work of American and British poets. A clean near fine example in bound wrappers. Includes "Evening Class, 20 Years Later" by Charles Bukowski. Also early work by Kandel and others.
Berkeley: Blue Suede Shoes, 1974. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Tall side-stapled wrappers. Uncommon issue of Keith Abbott's small press mimeo poetry magazine. Some toning to covers. very good condition. This issue has no number. The cover depicts a young girl in a white sweater with a stabbed dripping heart on it.