BIG TABLE - NOS.1-5 (COMPLETE RUN)

Rosenthal, Irving and Paul Carroll (editors); Burroughs, William S., Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, and Paul Bowles, et al. (contributors)

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Place Published: Chicago
Publisher: Big Table, Inc.
Date Published: 1959-1960
Book Id: 2751

Description

Five octavo issues (20.25cm); illustrated card wrappers; 152,[6]; 122,[2];120; 141,[2]; 125,[3]pp; illus. Wrappers lightly edgeworn, dusty, and a bit spine-sunned, with scattered foxing to wrappers and text edges, and a few creases to No.5; contemporary owners name (Tamara Thompson) written in pencil or rubber-stamped to front wrapper or upper margin of first page in each volume; Very Good overall.

Comments

Complete run of this Beat-era literary journal, compiled by Irving Rosenthal and Paul Carroll from suppressed material rejected by The Chicago Review. A who's-who list of contributors includes William S. Burroughs (notably, "Ten Episodes from Naked Lunch", et al.), Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Paul Bowles, Edward Dahlberg, Gregory Corso, John Ashbery, Jean Genet, Norman Mailer, John Rechy, Robert Creeley, Michael McClure, Gary Snyder, John Updike, and others. Clay & Phillips, p.265; Maynard & Miles C6.


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