Christopher Street, Issue 121, Vol. 11, No. 1, April 1988. William S. Burroughs, Quentin Crisp, Robert Giard, Allen Ginsberg, Duncan Grant, John Hammond, Andrew Holleran, James Purdy, Edmund White.

Christopher Street, Issue 121, Vol. 11, No. 1, April 1988

ISBN: (ISSN)01467921
New York, NY: That New Magazine, Inc., 1988. First Printing. Staplebound. This number of the pioneering LGBT magazine is the "Tenth Anniversary Issue" (somewhat confusing as it had been published for more than a decade up to this point). Featuring a portfolio of literary icons by Robert Giard ("Portraits of Gay Writers") including Allen Ginsberg holding up his own portrait of William S. Burroughs, Quentin Crisp, James Purdy, Edmund White & others; an article by Crisp about cinema & its legendary stars accompanied by their images ("The Forgetting Chamber"); a thoughtful essay on the eventful, traumatic decade of 1978-1988 by Andrew Holleran; an essay-review by John Hammond of Douglas Blair Turnbaugh's biography on Duncan Grant & the Bloomsbury group featuring several of Grant's illustrations; & more. With many contemporary ads, more photographs, etc. A vintage, milestone historic collectible with literary & cultural significance. In very fine condition with only mild browning to edges & margins of front, back cover & interior page leaves; short, faint creasing at stapled spine. Very Fine. [Item #2441]

Price: $25.00