Sumac Vol. III No. I (Vol. 2 No. IV?) (Fall 1970). Michael Benedikt, Paul Blackburn, Clayton Eshleman, Andrew Hoyem, Carl Rakosi, Nathaniel Tarn.
Sumac Vol. III No. I (Vol. 2 No. IV?) (Fall 1970)
Sumac Vol. III No. I (Vol. 2 No. IV?) (Fall 1970)
Sumac Vol. III No. I (Vol. 2 No. IV?) (Fall 1970)

Sumac Vol. III No. I (Vol. 2 No. IV?) (Fall 1970)

Fremont, MI: Sumac Foundation, 1970. First Printing. Softcover. "This issue of the literary journal Sumac (listed as Vol. III, Issue No. 1 on spine; Vol. 2 No. IV on Title Page), contains contributions by celebrated Surrealist translator and poet Michael Benedikt; the enigmatic Black Mountain-influenced New York poet Paul Blackburn; the acclaimed poet, editor, educator & translator Clayton Eshleman; a prose-poem by celebrated printer-publisher Andrew Hoyem (known amongst scholars as one half of the legendary Auerhahn Press); an appearance by Nathaniel Tarn, the prolific poet, literary-cultural critic & Charles Olson devotee among much, much more. On the first contents page, above & overlapping with reference to his poem "Visions of the Sons of Cancer," Eshleman has hand-written his signature in bold black ink. See the photo of the back cover for the full, abundant contributor list. Epoch-defining American bard Walt Whitman graces the front cover illustration, an orange-tinted reproduction of the interior photograph from the 1855 Edition of his monumental "Leaves of Grass." Book in Near Fine condition with a few select smudges to top left-hand corner of front cover, moderate rubbing to same; slight shelf-wear to fine-edges; minute bumps to top left, bottom left-hand corner of back cover; moderate rubbing and minute bump at bottom right-hand corner of same. Near Fine. [Item #3676]

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