THE WORLD - NO. 25
Waldman, Anne (editor); Berrigan, Ted; Brainard, Joe; Clark, Tom; Giorno, John; Haber, Ira Joel; Koch, Kenneth; O'Hara, Frank; Orlovsky, Peter; Smith, Patti (contributors)
Place Published: New York
Publisher: The Poetry Project at St. Mark's Church In-the-Bowery
Date Published: 1972
Edition: First Edition
Book Id: 1267
Quarto; tall sheets side-stapled into white card covers, with titling and artwork printed in black; 59 pages, printed on rectos only. Cover art by Joe Brainard. Some trivial edgewear, else very Near Fine, with all staples intact, and the card wrappers still bright white.
A 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, and Peter Orlovsky.