A Rough Beast.

Vol. 1 - 5 (all publ.). Princeton & New York. Spring 1942 through Winter 1947. Altogether twenty issues. Printed wrappers. Aside from a few minor smudges to wrappers a fine set.

EUR 1,200.00

Important little magazine, edited by Benjamin Ford, William Arrowsmith, Frederick Morgan, Barbara Howes, Carlos Baker, Philip Wheelwright, a.o. With contributions by Jarrell, Burke, Lorca, Tate, Berryman, Blackmur, Stevens, Eberhart, Lowell, Auden, Goodman, Patchen, Moss, Neruda, Kees, Fowlie, Henry Miller, Deming, Durrell, Sartre, Yourcenar, and many others, with special issues devoted to Myth and Detective Fiction. A little known aspect of this magazine is the presence of original graphics in a few of the early issues, including an original color serigraph by E. McKnight Kauffer in vol.1 no 4. (Hoffman, et al, pp.361-2)