Unmuzzled Ox 10, Vol. III, No. 2, 1975

Unmuzzled Ox 10, Vol. III, No. 2, 1975

New York, NY: Unmuzzled Ox, 1975. First Printing. Softcover. This vintage number of the venerable literary, art & culture journal edited by the longtime poet-activist Michael Andre, & designed by his former wife Erika Rothenberg, features a wealth of Beat-&-Beyond contributions: A poem by Daniel Berrigan; two by Gregory Corso including a group of five short poems augmented with his drawings of birds & cats, & a photo of Corso with the legendary Harry Smith taken by Gerard Malanga; an interview with James Dickey, author of Deliverance; a poem by Kenward Elmslie; an interview with Allen Ginsberg interspersed with delightful early photos; excerpt of a two-columned poem by John Giorno; a poem by the former Poet Laureate of San Francisco & "Baby Beat" mentor Jack Hirschman with his photo by Malanga; a poem by Michael McClure dedicated to Timothy Leary; English translation of a short poem by the Chilean giant Pablo Neruda; a puzzlingly exemplary poem by the great (Maximal, you might say) Charles Olson with his photo by Malanga; a poem by the prolific poet-printer-publisher Charles Plymell; a Chinese poem co-translated into English by the eminent Beat mentor-curmudgeon Kenneth Rexroth; a series of short "Events and Amulets" by the acclaimed ethno-poetical pioneer Jerome Rothenberg; a double-exposure photo by Andy Warhol of himself with Keith Richards; & much more. With additional photos by Malanga; notes on contributors; a section of miscellany; contemporary ads; etc. A truly essential literary collectible, in exceptionally very fine condition with only the slightest rubbing & scratching to front, back covers & spine; very light wear & some tiny bumps at edges & corners of same; small blank sticker near lower right corner of front cover at blank green margin; very slight browning to edges of text block. Interior very fine with only tiny bumps at corners of a few page leaves; otherwise substantially mint. Very Fine. [Item #3135]

Price: $25.00