Ellsworth, ME: Backwoods Broadsides, 1994-2009. 8vo, each issue a single sheet folded intow panels. The first issue is limited to 575 hand-numbered copies, subsequent issues limited to 750 copies. From the library of the poet Gerrit Lansing, with a couple of the issues housed in envelopes addressed to him, and a couple of the issues inscribed to him.
A significant accumulation of the longrunning and impressive periodical of poetry, each issue devoted to work by a single poet. With contributions from Alice Notley, Petr Mikes, Theodore Enslin, Carl Rakosi, Bern Porter, James Laughlin, Cid Corman, Jackson Mac Low, Ronald Johnson, George Economou, Dick Higgins, Diane di Prima, Anne Waldman, Mary De Rachewiltz, Armand Schwerner, Amiri Baraka, Nathaniel Tarn, Jerome Rothenberg, Kasuya Eiichim Kathleen Fraser, John Martone, Aeram Saroyan, Anselm Hollo, Jonathan Williams, Rachel Blau Duplessis, Sam Abrams, Pierre Joris [inscribed], Robert Creeley, Antler, Clayton Eshleman, Robert Vas Dias, Benjamin Friedlander, Devin Johnston, Jennifer Moxley, Osip Mandelstam, Kristin Prevallet, A. L. Nielsen [inscribed], John Taggart, Tsering Wangmo Dhomps, Sotère Torregian, DAvid Meltzer, Mark Melnicove, George Bowering, Rosemary Waldrop, Keith Waldrop and many others.
One issue with a faint shoe print, else generally near fine to fine. Item #28670