Northeast Rising Sun Vol. 1 No. 2 with: Vol. 1 No. 3 with: Vol. 1 No. 4 & 5. Charles Plymell, Pamela Beach Plymell, Charles Bukowski, William S. Burroughs, Michael Scott Cain, Raymond Carver, Tom Clark, Edward Dorn, Gerard Grealish, Paul Grillo, Brion Gysin, Harry Lewis, Michael McClure, Brown Miller, Ian Sommerville, Anne Tyler, Keith Waldrop, A. D. Winans.
Northeast Rising Sun Vol. 1 No. 2 with: Vol. 1 No. 3 with: Vol. 1 No. 4 & 5
Northeast Rising Sun Vol. 1 No. 2 with: Vol. 1 No. 3 with: Vol. 1 No. 4 & 5
Northeast Rising Sun Vol. 1 No. 2 with: Vol. 1 No. 3 with: Vol. 1 No. 4 & 5
Northeast Rising Sun Vol. 1 No. 2 with: Vol. 1 No. 3 with: Vol. 1 No. 4 & 5
Northeast Rising Sun Vol. 1 No. 2 with: Vol. 1 No. 3 with: Vol. 1 No. 4 & 5
Northeast Rising Sun Vol. 1 No. 2 with: Vol. 1 No. 3 with: Vol. 1 No. 4 & 5

Northeast Rising Sun Vol. 1 No. 2 with: Vol. 1 No. 3 with: Vol. 1 No. 4 & 5

ISBN: (ISSN)03608816
Baltimore, MD: Cherry Valley Editions, 1976. First Printings. Stapled Wrappers. Three very early, contiguous numbers of the literary review journal Northeast Rising Sun, edited & with contributions by Charles Plymell & Pamela Beach Plymell, published by their Cherry Valley Editions imprint: (1) NRS Vol. 1 No. 2 (May 1976)- this second-ever issue features a review of Brion Gysin's great collaborative work with William S. Burroughs & Ian Sommerville, Brion Gysin Let the Mice In, by Paul Grillo; another of A.D. Winans' Tales of Crazy John & other works by Michael Scott Cain, ads for many CVE-published books & journals including WSB's Cobblestone Gardens & Mary Beach's (Pamela's mother) Electric Banana; & much more. With two loose sheets, one a facsimile letter typed & signed by Pamela promoting small press productions such as these; the other reprinting reviews of two books by or about Charles. (2) NRS Vol. 1 No. 3 (June-July 1976) featuring reviews including of Charles Bukowski's Poems Written Before Jumping Out of an 8 Story Window collection, Raymond Carver's At Night the Salmon Move, Tom Clark's At Malibu & WSB's The Book of Breething, all by Cain; an article on Anne Tyler co-authored by Cain; a review of Edward Dorn's Slinger by Gerard Grealish; & again much more. (3) NRS Vol. 1 No. 4 & 5 (double-number issue, 1976) featuring a review of Beach's Electric Banana by Brown Miller; a lengthy commentary of various literary journals by Charles; ads for CVE-published books & journals including another for WSB's Cobblestone Gardens on back cover; & again much more. Three vintage issues of this now-very scarce literary journal by the great Legendary Literary Outlaw, his equally great wife-collaborator & their talented critical staff- each with fascinating, important contemporary content from cover to cover. All in relatively near-fine-to-very-fine condition: (1) near-fine with mild rubbing, browning & spot-staining to front, back covers & stapled spine; mild wear & a few tiny bumps, chips at edges & corners of same; upper of two staples loosened from covers but otherwise intact; staples in process of rusting with miniscule amount of interior bleeding. Interior very fine with only tiny bumps, creases at edges & corners of some page leaves; slight staple points noted above. (2) very fine with only very slight rubbing & light spot-staining to front, back covers & stapled spine; a few tiny bumps at edges & corners of same. Interior very fine with only tiny bumps at corners of some page leaves. (3) near-fine with mild rubbing & light spot staining to front, back covers & stapled spine; mild wear & tiny bumps at edges & corners of same; upper right & lower left corners of front covers have very small tears with slight loss of paper; one tiny hole-gauge at margin of front cover near upper left corner; short, closed tear at lower spine-edge & corner; mailing sticker of Toothpaste Press affixed to blank area of back cover. Interior fine-to-very-fine with very slight loss of graphics (not any of text) to inner front cover due to tears, hole described above; small-to-tiny bumps, creases at corners of page leaves, esp. lower corners. Fine. [Item #4209]

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