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Contour Quarterly. No. 1 (April 1947) through No. 4 (June 1949) (all published)
A complete run in four issues (each issue 50-70 pp.) of the art and literary journal, each issue containing poetry, prose, and visual art, under the editorial direction of Christopher Maclaine, including contributions from Bern Porter, Jordan Belson, Jack Spicer, Robert Duncan, Philip Lamantia, John Manfredi, James Schevill, Kenneth Rexroth, Basil Marros, Rosalie Moore, Adele Levi, Charles Brittin, Cid Corman, and many others. Illustrated with drawings and photographic reproductions of artworks. Some scattered pencil notations. 8vo. Orig. stapled wrpps., issue no. 3 with color silkscreened wrpps. Previous owner's label inside front cover of issue no. 3, issue no. 4 with some minor creasing. Berkeley, California 1947-1949. Christopher Maclaine was a beat poet living in San Francisco, who went on to make four important and influential yet little-known experimental short films, including The End (1953) and The Man Who Invented Gold (1957).
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