LAUGH LITERARY AND MAN THE HUMPING GUNS - VOL.1, NO.1. Charles Bukowski, Neeli Cherry, Harold Norse.

LAUGH LITERARY AND MAN THE HUMPING GUNS - VOL.1, NO.1

Los Angeles: Laugh Literary, 1969. First Edition. Premiere issue of this short-lived little magazine dedicated to poetry, prose, and artwork, intended as Bukowski's alternative to the Black Mountain Review. He despised the Black Mountain School, going so far as to reproduce the following manifesto on the cover of Issue No.1: "In Disgust with poetry Chicago, with the dull dumpling pattycake safe Creeley's, Olsons, Dickeys, Merwins, Nemerovs and Merediths - This is Issue # one volume one of Laugh Literary and Man the Humping Guns." Dorbin C438-439, E67. Item #3767

Slim octavo (21.5cm); illustrated card wrappers, stapled; 32pp; illus. Touch of oxidation to staples, light wear to extremities, with two small splash marks to lower front wrapper and a tiny tear to preliminary leaf; Very Good+.

Price: $85.00