The Falcon No. 4 (Spring 1972). Joe David Bellamy, W. A. Blais, 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