IT COMES IN THE MAIL

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Virginia, Newport News/Ned Brooks, 1973-1976. Included are 13 issues of the zine edited by Ned Brooks: Nos. 6, 7, 8 (1973), 11,12, 13 (1974), 15, 16, 17, 19, 20 (1975) 21, 23 (1976). All stapled mimeographed sheets, 28 x 21.5 cm, generally containing around 20 pages. Added are: 12 copies of The Newport News, an A4 stencilled newsletter sheet published by Ned Brooks, mostly dating from 1974; the Raritan Peace News Vol 1 No.21 April 30 1968 Final Edition, 4 stapled pages; and Alternative Vol 2 No.4 (unda-ted, published by highschool students).

EUR 300.00

Featured is a curious collection of reviews and listings of fanzines, literary magazines, underground press, and books that were recently released. Various artists such as Greg Spagnola, Sheril Birkhead and Sue Donohue-Kallista designed drawings for the cover. Most copies feature age wear, moderate soiling and bumped corners, some pages are loose. Ned Brooks (1938 – 2015), Cuyler Warnell “Ned” Brooks Jr., was a Virginia based collector of books, fanzines and typewriters. His long-running (pers)zines 'It Comes in the Mail' and 'It Goes on the Shelf' are largely devoted to reviews.

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