The Paris Review Vol. 7 No. 28 (Summer - Fall 1962). George Plimpton, Samuel Beckett, Jorge Luis Borges, Alfred Chester, Donald Hall, Henry Miller, Ezra Pound, George Wickes.
The Paris Review Vol. 7 No. 28 (Summer - Fall 1962)

The Paris Review Vol. 7 No. 28 (Summer - Fall 1962)

Paris, France: Sadruddin Aga Khan, 1962. First Printing. Softcover. This vintage number of the legendary literary journal then-chiefly edited by George Plimpton features an excerpt from a then-newly published novel, How It Is, by the austere modern master Samuel Beckett; the short story "Funes the Memorious" by the revered Argentine author Jorge Luis Borges; a short work of memoir, "In The Cold," by the now half-forgotten but brilliant Alfred Chester; an interview with canonical author Henry Miller conducted by George Wickes preceded by reproduction of a Miller manuscript page; another interview with the infamous Ezra Pound conducted by the great poet Donald Hall preceded by Pound miscellaneous manuscript reproductions, Canto excerpt, etc.; & much more. With a section of artwork reproductions, contemporary ads, intact sheet with three subscription cards (for France, USA & Britain), notes on contributors. Trade-format softcover in sewn binding. A classic, richly varied issue in this most collectible series. In good-to-near-fine condition with mild rubbing, browning & occasional spotting to front, back covers & spine; mild wear & a few tiny bumps at edges & corners of same; mild rubbing & spotting to edges of text block. Interior also good-to-near-fine with tiny bumps at corners of some page leaves; underlining, check marks, occasional marginalia at Pound interview & esp. table of contents, Miller interview in black & red pencil, not overlapping with or obscuring with printed texts. Good-Near Fine. [Item #3647]

Price: $20.00