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Antin, David and Jerome Rothenberg (eds.)
Some/Thing 1-5
Hawk's Well Press, 1965. Five numbers in four volumes, with two versions of the third number: 64, 68, (80) x 2, 118 pp., small 8vo. First three volumes sewn in signatures, last volume (double number 4-5) perfect-bound, all glued into illustrated wrappers. Covers by Amy Mendelson, Robert Morris, Andy Warhol, and George Maciunas. Numbers 2, 3, and 4-5 are signed by both Antin and Rothenberg. All in about very good condition, mostly unopened, with minor flaws: no. 1, covers rubbed and lightly scraped, and with a small tear at bottom of spine, otherwise a bright, tight copy; no. 2, light rubbing, creasing, and soiling to covers; no. 3 (rejected version), light staining, creasing, and abrasions to covers; no. 3 (final version) very good, with slight rumple to bottom of spine; no. 4-5, light rubbing and creasing to covers, otherwise about fine. A more-than-complete run of this legendary downtown New York magazine, which brought together poets and visual artists in powerful ways; a foretaste (and forecast) of the influential careers of the editors. This set includes both the rare rejected first version, and the final version, of Warhol’s notorious “Bomb Hanoi” cover for no. 3. In the first version, where the design called for a perforated sheet of gummed stamps, the printer had merely substituted dashed lines on a standard cover stock. At Warhol's insistence, the issue was reprinted with the cover corrected, and presumably copies of the first version were discarded. In addition, laid into issue no. 1, at David Antin's contribution ("definitions for mendy"), is a handwritten note, … [Klicken Sie unten für eine ausführliche Beschreibung]
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