London: Night Scene Publications, 1965. First edition. 4to, 40 pp, mimeographed from typescript and side-stapled in illustrated wrappers by Nick Tydnam. With errata sheet laid in. One of 200 copies.
Debut issue of one of the best little mags of the decades, which included not only work from the New York School, but also from the artists around Warhol's Factory, musicians, and literature in translation This issue is notable for printing John Ashbery's poem The Ecclesiast, before it appeared in Rivers & Mountains later that year. It also includes work by Tristan Tzara in translation by Harwood, Barry Miles. John Newlove, Gerard Malanga, Peter Ruppell, Michel Couturier, Max Jacob, Dom Huédard, Brian Patten, Christ Torrance, Dave Cunliffe, Ken Weaver (of the Fugs), Georgte Dowden, Paulm Evans, and Lionel Kearns.
Bumping to tips, with some short tears at spine, and a closed 1 1/2 " tear to back cover, else a very good, sturdy example. Item #29173