THE ANT'S FOREFOOT
Biannual. A literary magazine of poetry and prose.
Nos. 1-9. Toronto, Coach House Press, 1967-1972. Original pictorial wrappers, tall 43,3 x13,8 cm (No. 1 sewn in pictorial wrappers, no 2 spiral-bound, others stapled in the spine; very light soilage, light rubbing to covers of nos. 4 and 5, but altogether a very good set).
Complete set of this magazine of the Coach House Press, edited by David Rosenberg. "When the mind swings by a grass blade an ant's forefoot shall save you. The Cantos". Nine issues in 8 (Nos. 7/8 double issue, printed tête-bêche and double the size of the others). With contributions by Tom Raworth, Lee Harwood, Anselm Hollo, Victor Coleman, Jerome Rothenberg, Gilbert Sorrentino, Stephen Jonas, Andrew Crozier, Jeff Nuttall, Bill Hutton, Tom Clark, Gerard Malanga, Piero Heliczer, Anne Waldman, John Perreault, Ted Berrigan, Gerry Gilbert, Michael Ondaatje, Scott Davis, Charles Olson, John Wieners, Andy Warhol, Cesar Vallejo (both interviewed by Malanga), Blaise Cendrars (text Trans-Siberian Express in no 9), Patterson & Totton, Simic, F. O'Hara, etc. Artwork, photographs by Fletcher Starbuck, Jim Dine (No. 5, very slightly damaged), Michael Snowdon, Ricko Simon, inside covers of no 9 psychedelic illustrations.