THE WORLD - NO.25
New York: The Poetry Project at St. Mark's Church In-the-Bowery, 1972. First Edition. Notable issue of this long-running magazine, including the poem "Ladies and Gentlemen Blaise Cendrars is Not Dead" by National Book Award winner Patti Smith, which by her admission, has never been reprinted outside this publication. Additional contributions include "Falling in Love," a collaboration by Joe Brainard and Frank O'Hara, and submissions by Ted Berrigan, Tom Clark, John Giorno, Ira Joel Haber, Kenneth Koch, Philip Whalen, Alice Notley, Ed Sanders, and Peter Orlovsky. Clay & Phillips, pp.186-188. Item #4904
Quarto (35.75cm); mimeographed and offset-printed sheets (rectos), side-stapled into illustrated card covers; pp; illus. Light wear to extremities, some oxidation to staples, else Near Fine.