[Item #2122] Fathar 2, December 1970. Michael McClure, Duncan McNaughton, Charles Olson, Edward Sanders, John Wieners.

Fathar 2, December 1970

Buffalo, NY: Duncan McNaughton, 1970. First Printing. Stapled Sheets. This vintage literary journal, compiled & published by renowned poet Duncan McNaughton, features contributions by Michael McClure (the two-part poem "Tatagatha Valentines"); McNaughton himself (the short poem "Page for the Buddha of Right Motive"); Charles Olson (a short untitled poem dedicated to Bob Hogg dated October 23, 1967); Edward Sanders (the poem "The Barge of Charles Olson Down River by the Rushes of Hathor"); John Wieners (a surreal prose-poetry essay titled "Approaching the Oscars") & more. Front cover image of Lion Gate & Cyclopean Wall of the Citadel in Mycenae by Helen MacLeod; & what appears to be a film still (?) with the Italian actor Marcello Mastroianni sitting on the rear of an elaborate antique carriage on back cover. An important collectible with several key Beat-&-beyond literary figures represented. In near-fine condition with moderate browning, soiling & spotting of front & back covers; moderate bumps, creases & chips at edges of same where they exceed size of text block. Interior very fine except for mild browning of pages. Near Fine. [Item #2122]

Price: $35.00