Cleveland: S.i., 1967-1969. First Editions. Substantial run of this important, short-lived Cleveland newspaper, compiled and edited by d.a. levy prior to his death and continued according to his wishes by his friend Steve Ferguson. The paper reflected the interests of the emerging counterculture in Cleveland (sex, drugs, and rock-n-roll), and served as a vehicle for levy's poetry, collages, and his exploration of Buddhism. Contributors include Allen Ginsberg, Gary Snyder, Dave Wagner, Darlene Fife, Diane Di Prima, Russell Atkins, Douglas Blazek, Ron Padgett, Ray DiPalma, Howard McCord, Judson Crews, Walter Lowenfels, John Sinclair, Jerry Farber, Don Thomas, Barbara Gibson, Bob Watt, and others. Taylor & Horvath P-155, 159, 161-162, 164-165. Item #4209
Fifteen tabloid issues (39-43.5cm); illustrated newsprint wrappers; publication sequence as follows: Vol.1, No.7 (Oct.1967, 8pp); Vol.1, No.9 (8pp); Vol.1, No.11 (12pp); Vol.1, No.12 (12pp); Vol.2, No.2 (Taylor & Horvath list this as Vol.2, No.1, July 1968, 16pp); Vol.2, No.3 (Aug-Sept.1968, 16pp); 2nd Last Issue (Vol.2, No.4, 16pp); Vol.2, No.5 (3rd Last Issue, 16pp); 4th Last Issue (Feb.1969, 16pp); 5th Last Issue (May 1969, 16pp); 7th Last Issue (July 1969, 16pp); 8th Last Issue (Aug.1969, 16pp); 9th Last Issue (Sept.1969, 16pp); 10th Last Issue (Oct.1969, 20pp); 11th Last Issue (Dec.1969, 16pp). All issues with light wear to extremities, mild toning to wrappers, occasional tears, attendant creases, or tiny chips; Very Good+.