Evergreen Review Vol. 3 No. 10 (November-December 1959). Barney Rosset, Samuel Beckett, Paul Blackburn, Allen Ginsberg, Henry Miller, Henryk Musialowicz, Cynthia Ozick.
Evergreen Review Vol. 3 No. 10 (November-December 1959)

Evergreen Review Vol. 3 No. 10 (November-December 1959)

New York, NY: Grove Press, Inc., 1959. First Printing. Softcover. An early vintage number of the legendary literary journal chiefly edited by Barney Rosset & published by his Grove Press imprint. With Embers (A Play for Radio) by the canonical existentialist playwright Samuel Beckett (1906-1989), & "Notes Written on Finally Recording Howl" by Beat Generation Founding Father Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997). Also in this issue are contributions of poetry by Black-Mountain-&-Beyond poet Paul Blackburn (the prose-poem "Sirventes") & others; prose by proto-Beat influencer Henry Miller (excerpt from the then-upcoming novel Nexus), Cynthia Ozick (the lengthy & disturbing essay "We Ignoble Savages") & others; & more, including a portfolio of artworks by Henryk Musialowicz. With reviews, notes on contributors & contemporary ads (including for Yugen No. 6 featuring Robert Creeley, Charles Olson, Gary Snyder et al.). Trade-format softcover in sewn binding, complete with intact sheet of subscription cards. An exemplary issue in this most collectible series. In relatively near-fine condition with mild rubbing, scratching & short, faint creasing to front, back covers & spine; slight wear & a few tiny bumps, creases at thin edges & corners of same; mild rubbing to edges of text block. Interior very fine with only tiny bumps at corners of some page leaves. Near Fine. [Item #4267]

Price: $40.00