Evergreen Review Vol. 2 No. 6 (Autumn 1958) with: Vol. 2 No. 7 (Winter 1959). Barney Rosset, Robert Creeley, E. E. Cummings, Franz Kline, Federico Garcia Lorca, Michael McClure, Thelonious Monk, Frank O'Hara, George Orwell, Boris Pasternak, Octavio Paz, Alexander Trocchi, Gary Snyder, Martin Williams, William Carlos Williams.
Evergreen Review Vol. 2 No. 6 (Autumn 1958) with: Vol. 2 No. 7 (Winter 1959)
Evergreen Review Vol. 2 No. 6 (Autumn 1958) with: Vol. 2 No. 7 (Winter 1959)
Evergreen Review Vol. 2 No. 6 (Autumn 1958) with: Vol. 2 No. 7 (Winter 1959)
Evergreen Review Vol. 2 No. 6 (Autumn 1958) with: Vol. 2 No. 7 (Winter 1959)

Evergreen Review Vol. 2 No. 6 (Autumn 1958) with: Vol. 2 No. 7 (Winter 1959)

New York, NY: Grove Press, Inc., 1958; 1959. First Printings. Softcovers. Two contiguous, early vintage numbers of the legendary literary journal co-edited by Barney Rosset & published by his Grove Press imprint: (1) Evergreen Review Vol. 2 No. 6 (Autumn 1958)- this issue features contributions of poetry by Robert Creeley, Michael McClure, Frank O'Hara, Gary Snyder & other giants of the Beat Generation, San Francisco Renaissance, New York & Black Mountain Schools & Co.; a portfolio of paintings by Franz Kline; & reviews & critical articles including a piece on George Orwell's works by the legendary Alexander Trocchi. With notes on contributors, correspondence & contemporary ads (including for the "Just Published!" novel The Dharma Bums by Jack Kerouac, & an issue of the Chicago Review featuring an excerpt from William S. Burroughs' not-yet-published Naked Lunch). (2) Evergreen Review Vol. 2 No. 7 (Winter 1959)- this issue features a large section devoted to Mexican writers including Octavio Paz & many more. Also with reviews including O'Hara on the poetry in the novel Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak; Martin Williams on the music of Thelonious Monk; William Carlos Williams on a collection of poems by E.E. Cummings & more. With many images including of sites in Mexico & Monk, notes on contributors, correspondence, contemporary ads (including for "Authentic Hand-Made Bongos," a production at the legendary Living Theatre, & a special two-page subscription promotion with removable cards still intact). Two rare, rich compilations of mid-twentieth century Beat-&-Beyond literary, musical & artistic innovation. Trade-format softcovers in sewn bindings, both in near-fine condition with moderate rubbing, scratching & creasing to front, back covers & spines; mild wear & some tiny bumps, creases at thin edges & corners of same; mild rubbing & browning to edges of text blocks. Interiors very fine with only tiny bumps at corners of page leaves. Near Fine. [Item #4252]

Price: $70.00