Lot 67 of 202:
Lenny Bruce in The Realist  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$144
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
The Realist - 8 issues, all but one with articles by or about Lenny Bruce
Author:
Krassner, Paul, editor
Place:
New York
Publisher:
The Realist Association, Inc.
Date:
1960-1966
Description:

8 issues, monthly, broken run, No 15 (February 1960) to No. 65 (March 1966). 28x21.5 cm (11x8½"), self-wrappers, stapled.

With vintage photocopy of a letter from editor Paul Krassner, dated April 28, 1959, informing Bruce that comedian Steve Allen took out a subscription in his name.  Krassner also asks Bruce to consider doing a regular column ("The pay would be nominal to the point of insult, but you would have the satisfaction of saying whatever you feel"). The issues present comprise Nos. 15, 30, 35, 41, 48, 50, 54, 65. Also present is an unrelated typed note from Krasner, on The Realist stationary, ordering a copy of Bruce’s latest record. It is our understanding these were Bruce’s own copies, but there are no marks of his ownership on them. 

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some darkening to the paper of the issues, as is common, very good.
 
Item number:
304382
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