FLOW

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Volume 1 nos 1-2 (probably all). Kathmandu: Flow, Sangam Press, 1970, No. 1 February, 1970; No. 2 n.d., 1970. Both issues 4to, paperbound.Printed on delicate paper stock. No. 1: With multi-colored painting by Leddin tipped on to the front cover. Very light damages, but overall in very good condition. Loosely laid in 4 pages of The Crest, and 1 loose page of Chuck Haridas, probably meant for promotional purposes. No. 2: Colour printed wrappers, sewn binding. 82pp. + advertisement pages. Back wrapper slightly rubbed in the spine, light staining on lower corner of front wrapper, otherwise in perfect condition.

EUR 1,500.00

Quarterly magazine, with Beat Poetry, and other contributions from India and the West . Co-edited by Michael Hollingshead with Kristof Jastrzebski (and others). Published in Kathmandu, with an editorial address in London. No. 1: Rare early publication on LSD, edited by Michael Hollingshead, Timothy Leary and others. This issue features several articles and letters related to LSD by Michael Hollingshead and includes a two pageletter from Timothy Leary to Hollingshead. Other features include translations of Nepalese poetry (M.B.B.Shah) and a proposal for the establishment in Kathmandu of a Centre for the Scientific Study of Religion to be known as The Himal Centre. Six pages of additional texts laid in (mostly poetry). OCLC shows no copies of this issue. Not found in the Harvard papers either. No. 2: "Year of ther Iron Dog". The second issue of this Anglo-Nepalese poetry journal, co-edited by Michael Hollingshead with Kristof Jastrzebski (and others). Includes a contribution by George Andrews. Hollingshead and Jastrzebski first met at a hippie ashram in the late 60s, and later lived at the psychedelic Pure Land Ashram, a commune established by Hollingshead on the Isle of Greater Cumbrae. Jastrzebski subsequently became active in the free festival movement in the mid-70s.