The Falcon No. 4 (Spring 1972). Joe David Bellamy, W. A. Blais, -in-Chief, John Barth, Douglas Blazek, Robert Bly, Frederick Busch, Harley Elliott, Jerome Klinkowitz, Jerzy Kosinskly, Joyce Carol Oates, Robert Peters, Charles Plymell, Diane Wakoski, William Wantling.
The Falcon No. 4 (Spring 1972)
The Falcon No. 4 (Spring 1972)
The Falcon No. 4 (Spring 1972)

The Falcon No. 4 (Spring 1972)

Mansfield, PA: Mansfield State College, 1972. First Printing. Softcover. Signed by Diane Wakoski. This vintage fourth number of the literary journal chiefly edited by Joe David Bellamy & W.A. Blais features interviews with the acclaimed novelist John Barth conducted by Bellamy, & with noted Kansas poet Harley Elliot conducted by Blais. Also in this issue are contributions of prose fiction by Frederick Busch, Joyce Carol Oates & others; & poetry by a wide variety of the most innovative & important American poets including Douglas Blazek, Robert Bly, Elliott, Robert Peters, our good friend the Legendary Literary Outlaw Charles Plymell, Diane Wakoski, William Wantling & many more. At the beginning of Wakoski's poem "Magicians," the acclaimed & prolific poet then-associated with the Deep Image School has hand-written her signature with characteristic series of vertical doodles next to her printed name in blue ink. With notes on contributors; reviews including of Jerzy Kosinski's Being There by Jerome Klinkowitz; photographs of Barth & Elliott preceding their interviews; contemporary ads. Complete with subscription/ gift order card still attached as last page leaf- endpaper. An especially rare & rich issue in this venerable series; & a most desirable Wakoski collectible with her signature. In near-fine condition with moderate rubbing, scratching to front, back covers & spine; mild wear & small-to-tiny bumps, creases at edges & corners of same; very light rubbing, browning & occasional spotting to edges of text block. Interior very fine with only tiny bumps at corners of some page leaves; staples (which bind interior, not covers & spine) in process of rusting with minimal bleeding onto title page & blank verso of subscription card. Near Fine. [Item #3494]

Price: $40.00