Oakland & San Francisco: Harold Norse, 1972-1974. First Editions. Attractive run of Norse's short-lived, influential magazine, which heavily showcased the work of Beat and post-Beat authors amidst a dizzying array of surrealist and homoerotic imagery. Contents include contributions by William S. Burroughs, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Paul Bowles, Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, Bob Kaufman, Michael McClure, Diane Di Prima, Charles Plymell, Julian Beck, Gerard Malanga, Charles Bukowski, Linda King, Anais Nin, Charles Henri Ford, Judith Malina, Ira Cohen, Kenneth Rexroth, David Meltzer, Peter Orlovsky, Gary Snyder, Philip Whalen, and others. Not in Clay & Phillips. Item #5284
Three quarto issues (28.25cm); pictorial card wrappers, stapled; 52; 64; 56pp; illus. Numbers 1 and 3 are signed by Norse on the title leaf. Toning along the spine-fold and front wrapper edges on issue No.2, else clean throughout; Very Good+ or better. Nos.1 and 3 show trivial wear to extremities, else Fine.