THE OUTSIDER

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Numbers 1 - 4/5 (complete). Webb, Jon Edgar and Louise "Gypsy Lou," eds. New Orleans & Tucson: Loujon Press (1961- 1968/9). Four volumes. First three numbers near fine in illustrated wrappers, fourth volume fine in boards and near fine printed dust jacket of handmade translucent paper, with some light wear along the top edge, and a short closed tear. A very good set with interesting additions laid in (see below).

EUR 1,100.00

Edited and hand-printed by Lou & Jon Webb, complete run of this important magazine of art and literature from the Loujon Press with contributions from the great names in all literary areas: Bukowski, Burroughs, Lamantia, Ian Hamilton Finlay, Henry Miller, Patchen, Dick Higgins, Levertov, d.a. levy, Tom Kryss, and others. Kennethe Patchen was Outsider of the Year; Number 3 features Bukowski asThe Outsider of the Year. On the first leaf of that issue a note penned by editor Jon Webb, "Help a little?" and an arrow pointing toward a printed solicitation for financial assistance inside the front cover. Laid into this volume is a holograph postcard from Webb (9 Apr 1963) thanking the recipient for an order, and providing Bukowski's address in Los Angeles with the admonition, "he hates visitors who drop in without warning". Volume 4/ 5 features a 46 pp "Homage to Kenneth Patchen," and is here in the limited hardcover issue with the wrappers, with a laid-in flower from Geronimo's grave site, also an Outsider Prospectus and a magazine clipping on the waterdamage eventof the pribnting shop. (Secret Location pp 50, 290) .