Evergreen Review, Vol. 3, No. 9, Summer 1959. Samuel Beckett, Gregory Corso, Seymour Krim, Henry Miller, Frank O'Hara, Gary Snyder, Terry Southern, Philip Whalen, John Wieners.

Evergreen Review, Vol. 3, No. 9, Summer 1959

New York, NY: Grove Press, Inc., 1959. First Printing. Softcover. An early, vintage number of the literary journal published by Barney Rossett's legendary Grove Press. Features contributions by such giants of Beat & avant-garde literature as Samuel Beckett (Text for Nothing I); Gregory Corso (Marriage: for Mr. & Mrs. Mike Goldberg, now among his most well-known poems); Seymour Krim (a review of Lawrence Lipton's The New Barbarians, an early important study of the Beat Generation); Henry Miller (the text of a letter defending Norwegian booksellers criminally charged for selling his books); Frank O'Hara (the poem Three Airs: to Norman Bluhm); Gary Snyder (two poems, Night from 1948 & Cartagena from 1958) Terry Southern (a short story, Put-Down); Philip Whalen (two poems, Fond Farewell to the Chicago Review & TAKE, 25:III:59); John Wieners (A Poem for Early Risers) & many more. With illustrations, reproductions of photographs, wonderful contemporary ads. A very important issue in this classic series. In near-fine condition with only moderate rubbing, browning & soiling to front, back covers & spine; light wear, bumping & chipping at all edges & corners of same; light creases at spine-edges of front, back covers & esp. near lower edge of front cover, moderate browning & scratching of all edges of text block. Interior fine, including subscription cards. Near Fine. [Item #2186]

Price: $30.00