The Paris Review Vol. 12 No. 45 (Winter 1968). George Plimpton, Bill Berkson, Richard Brautigan, Louis-Ferdinand Celine, Jim Carroll, Tom Clark, John Giorno, Anselm Hollo, Frank O'Hara, Ron Padgett, Charles Thomas Samuels, John Updike, Anne Waldman.
The Paris Review Vol. 12 No. 45 (Winter 1968)

The Paris Review Vol. 12 No. 45 (Winter 1968)

Paris, France: Sadruddin Aga Khan, 1968. First Printing. Softcover. This vintage number of the prestigious literary journal then-chiefly edited by George Plimpton features an in-depth interview of the canonical American writer John Updike conducted by Charles Thomas Samuels, preceded by a facsimile manuscript page of his then-newest, now-classic novel Couples. Also in this issue are contributions of fiction including an excerpt by Louis-Ferdinand Celine; & an especially rich & varied gathering of poems by primary Beat-&-Beyond figures including Bill Berkson, Richard Brautigan, Jim Carroll, Tom Clark (also the Review's poetry editor at this time), John Giorno, Anselm Hollo, Frank O'Hara, Ron Padgett & Anne Waldman. With notes on contributors, contemporary ads etc. Trade-format softcover in sewn binding, complete with intact sheet of subscription cards. An exceptionally significant issue in this eminently collectible series. In fine condition with mild-to-moderate rubbing & browning to front, back covers & spine; mild wear & some tiny bumps, small creases at/near edges & corners of same; tiny mark in ink at blank area near upper right corner of front cover; mild rubbing & sparse spotting to edges of text block. Interior very fine with only tiny-to-small bumps, faint creases to corners of some page leaves. Fine. [Item #3746]

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