CIRCLE

[#19504]
Nos. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7/8, 9, 10 (out of 10 published). Berkeley, CA.1944-45 in orig. Pictorial wrappers, Rare: with the four cover variations for Issue 9 by Bezalel Schatz. Together 11 physical issues. Issue 7/8 is a double issue and includes a foldout "Map of Joyce's Life" by Bern Porter. Glue bindings with exception of issue 3 which is staple bound, Added: a 4-page illustrated prospectus for the magazine, laid in number 2.

EUR 2,000.00

Edited by George Leite, Co-Editor Bern Porter. landmark Bay Area magazine of art and literature with ties to surrealism.. It preceded ARK, and was essentially the point of departure for the Beat generation. Contributors include Carrington, Patchen, Crews, Henry Miller, Anais Nin, Porter, Fowlie, Kees, E.E. Cummings, G. Ungaretti, Rexroth, R. Duncan, Durrell, Everson, Norse, Yvan Goll, and many others. Interesting typography and numerous illustrations and covers by Bern Porter, George Barrows (creative photography), Rexroth, Jean Varda (in a feature written by Henry Miller), Schatz, Edwin Ver Becke (prints), John & James Whitney (Audio-visual music), Jim Fitzsimons (Solarized Photography) Contributions by George Barrows, George Barrows, Leonora Carrington, Robert Duncan, Maya Deren, Ian Hugo, James Laughlin, Darius Milhaud, Henry Miller, Anais Nin, Bern Porter, Gil Orlovitz, Kenneth Patchen, Paul Radin, Kenneth Rexroth, Jean Varda, Oscar Williams, and others… Condition note: All copies have some shelf wear to covers and spines as wel as some discoloration inherent in publications from this period. Issue 3 (which is staple bound) has some damage to spine.

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