Lot 17 of 565:
Collection of poetry chapbooks and journals 1960s-70s  

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Large collection of poetry chapbooks and journals from the collection of Douglas Calhoun
Various places

Over 50 pieces, mostly wrapper-bound chapbooks and journals, most in their original mailing envelopes. Various editions and limitations. 

A collection made up largely of first edition poetry chapbooks and journals, but including the occasional flier, broadside, etc. as well, most with their original mailing envelopes addressed to Douglas Calhoun, editor of the literary journal Athanor. The pieces were mailed from various presses and individual authors, and a number of them are signed. Pieces generally spanning from the late 1960s to the early 1970s. 

Includes pieces by Ed Sanders, Jerome Rothenberg, Michael McClure, Jack Kerouac, Philip Whalen, Lew Welch, and Larry Eigner, among many others, most being contributors to Athanor journal. Included are multiple copies of microbooks published by Athanor Books, signed by Larry Eigner, Keith Wilson and others. Includes a second printing of Norman Mailer's White Negro, a signed copy of The Hen Flower by Galway Kinnel, among many other wonderful pieces of poetry ephemera from the era.

Lot Amendments
Occasional light wear; all pieces very good or better, most near fine or better.
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