July 09, 2019 Recent Acquisitions
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Toronto: Coach House Press, Winter - Spring, 1971. Edition limited to 1000 copies, very tall and narrow folio (approx. 17" x 5½"); saddle-stitched; two issues bound dos-a-dos; cover design by Michael Snowden; contributions by Jim Dine, Anne Waldman, Anselm Hollo, Robert Creeley, Charles OLson, Frank O'Hara, Larry Rivers, Ted Berrigan, Andrei Codrescu, both editors, and many others. Near fine.
[San Francisco: City Lights [printed at the Press of the Villiers Publications, Ltd., London], 1963. First printing; 8vo, pp. , 3-27, ; original printed self wrappers; some age toning and light wear, spine fold slightly split at the top; all else very good. This copy inscribed by Sanders: "Shrieks of absolution from the spurting phantom ... [picture of an ejaculating penis] Ed Sanders." Also with an authorial correction in ink on p. 12.
Santa Barbara: Am Here Books / Immediate Editions, . 4to,  leaves printed from typescript on rectos only; illustrated with line drawings and diagrams; original pictorial wrappers; side-stapled; fine. My friend and colleague Mark Gustafson notes: "The Fug, Sappho-lover, glyph-master poet does it again."
New York: Angel Hair, 1969. First edition, one of 500 copies, 4to, , 30,  leaves printed from typescript on rectos only, original wrappers side-stapled; 4 illustrations by Schneeman; paper toned, else near fine. Although not stated, this copy is from the library of Israel "Izzy" Young, former owner of the Folklore Center in Greenwich Village, New York.
[Lawrence, KS: ca. 1970]. Large 4to, pp. 11; illustrations throughout, text printed from typescript in double columns; pictorial self wrappers, unbound as usual; edges toned, else near fine. High school protest magazine whose contents include "A Handbook in High School Guerilla Warfare" (No. 19: "Bring pipe tobacco and rolling paper to school and roll joints of tobacco. The teacher will probably think it is grass and faint. If she doesn't faint, offer her one.") Also includes a music column with reviews of the Doors' "Morrison Hotel"; and the High School Bill of Rights, drafted by the Student Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam. Groovy hand-drawn advertisements for local Lawrence, KS shops and restaurants throughout. Kansas only in OCLC.
San Francisco: Cranium Press, ca. 1970s. Square 8vo, unpaged; text printed from typescript; original pictorial wrappers; fine. The first, albeit unnumbered, of 13 irregularly published issues, with contributions by Frank Davey, Margaret Randall, Sam Abrams, and Clifford Burke. Cover photograph, "Nuns at Ocean Beach," by Tony Patchell; rear cover illustration by Mari Tepper.
[New York]: Adventures in Poetry, . Edition limited to 300 copies, 25 of which are signed by the author, 4to,  leaves printed from typescript on rectos only; original pictorial front wrapper, back wrapper unadorned; side-stapled; very slight scratching on the upper wrap, else fine. "Few legitimate publishers were taking on the kind of writing I like, so in 1970 Adventures [in Poetry] published its first pamphlet..." [Clay & Phillips, 195].
San Francisco: November, 1972. Volume I, no. 1; 4to, pp. 23, ; printed from typescript; original self-wrappers, side-stapled; some light toning, else near fine. Contributors include Andrei Codrescu, John Ford, Joyce Mansour, Jack Spicer, Keith Abbott, Paul Wilner, Pat Nolan, William Witherup, Andre Breton, and the editor. Not found in OCLC.
New York: Angel Hair, 1966-69. 6 volumes, folio, original red French-fold wrappers, yapp edges a bit warped from shelf wear, else very good. Contributors include Waldman, Denise Levertov, Gerald Malanga, Ted Berrigan, Aram Saroyan, Robert Duncan, Ron Padgett, Clark Coolidge, Larry Fagin, Joe Brainard, Kenward Elmslie, Kenneth Koch, Frank O'Hara, and many others. Printed by the Chapel Press in Williamstown, Mass. For an excellent summary of Angel Hair, and the founders Lewis Warsh and Anne Waldman, see https://fromasecretlocation.com/angel-hair/.
[London: Invisible Books, 1971.]. First edition, 4to, pp. 85, ; illustrated; fine in original pictorial wrappers. Catherine Walsh was born in 1964 in Dublin, grew up there, and in rural Wexford. She is the founder and co-editor of hardPressed Poetry with Billy Mills and currently lives in Limerick. She served as Holloway Lecturer on the Practice of Poetry at University of California, Berkeley for 2012-13.
Eugene, Oregon: Toad Press, . 4to, pp. , 217, ; text a bit toned, else very good in original printed wrappers. A who's-who of contemporary poets and artists: John Ashbury, Allen Ginsberg, Michael McClure, Phil Ochs, Kenneth Rexroth, John Cale, Lou Reed, Anne Waldman, Ron Padgett, Ted Berrigan, Ede Dorn, Frank O'Hara, Philip Whalen, Diane Di Prima, and of course, Warhol and Malanga, among many others.
[New York]: Adventures in Poetry, . First edition limited to 350 copies (there was also an issue of 26 lettered copies signed), 4to,  leaves printed from typescript; original pictorial front wrapper by the author, back wrapper unadorned; side-stapled; shadow in the gutter corners of the front wrapper, else near fine.