Mamroneck, NY: The Midatlantic Review, 1975. First Edition. Sharp copy of this poetry journal, printing three poems by Bukowski, with contributions by Billy Collins, Ann Menebroker, Ray DiPalma, and Christopher Buckley, et al. "Big Max" would also appear in Bukowski's 1977 collection Love Is A Dog From Hell (pp.142-143). Item #3510
Slim octavo (21.5cm); photo-illustrated card wrappers, stapled; 72pp. Signed by editors Stephen Baily, Gualterio Blanco, and Billy Collins, and designer Dennis Woloch, on verso of front wrapper. A Fine copy. Offered together with the corrected typescript of Bukowski's poem "Big Max", which appears on p.16 of this journal. 44 lines typed on white bond, signed and dated (3-12-75) in green ink vertically along right margin. The typescript varies substantially from the published version, showing two whol stanzas (8 lines) which Bukowski has stricken-through. Mild staining and signs of handling, a few tiny splash marks, and a faint vertical crease along left side.