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]

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