THE BLACK MOUNTAIN REVIEW

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The Black Mountain College Review Vol. 1 No. 1. (all published). June 1951. Black Mountain, North Carolina: Black Mountain College, 1951. The only issue published of this first incarnation of the Black Mountain Review, which would resume publication some three years later with a different issue also numbered Vol. 1, No. 1 under the editorship of Robert Creeley, and would then run for seven issues. TOGETHER WITH: Nos. 1-7 (all publ.). Edited by Robert Creeley at Black Mountain Colle ge, Spring 1954- Autumn 1957. Black Mountain. Quarto and octavo. Printed decorated wrappers. Some light dust soiling, a few faint splashmarks to one frontwrapper (1 no4), and backwrapper (1 no 3), old price in corner of another

EUR 11,000.00

Complete collection of first appearance and continuation: a) First and only appearance of this seminal periodical of the famous Black Mountain College, which was revived in 1954 under the editorship of Robert Creeley. Edited by M.C. Richards, with Foreword by him, and contributions by Fielding Dawson, Russell Edson, Joel Oppenheimer among others; art work by H. Roco. Exceedingly rare number in a "Very Good only" copy in stapled wrappers, a few small stray mild coffee stain spots to rear cover. b) The complete set of this landmark magazine for the avant-garde of the '50s at Black Mountain College, publishing the work of teachers, students and friends. With contributions by Creeley, Olson, Duncan, Dahlberg, Zukofsky, Layton, Levertov, Bronk, Jess, Blackburn, Eigner, Artaud, and many others. Illustrated with works by Franz Kline, Rene Laubies, and others. The final issue was devoted to Beat authors and contains work by Kerouac, Ginsberg, Snyder, Whalen, and a pre-publcation excerpt from Naked Lunch by Burroughs.