Vancouver, BC: blewointment press, 1970. First edition. Folio, 109 pp, mimeographed from typescripts, drawings and collages and side-stapled along upper margin and backed with kraft paper tape.
A massive anthology in both size and scope, a classic work of the Canadian avant-garde at the dawn of the 1970's. With contributions from Margaret Atwood, Michael Ondaatje, Al Purdy, Peter Hlookoof, Steven McCaffery, Nelson Ball, Barbara Caruso, Valerie Skidd, George Heyman, Earle Birney, Colleen Thibaudeau, DAvid Phillips, Stephanie Nynich, David UU, Andrew Suknaski, Sid Stephen, Sharon Boylan, Ch Gervais, Midnight Occult Happenings, Rosemary Hollingshead, Gwen Hauser, Bill Bissett, Barry Charles, Greg Dexter & Esther Birney, Bradley Burnesie, Susan Landell, Ken West, George Bowering, MAxine Gadd, Px Be;linski, Terry Beauchamp, Marek, Bertrand Lachance, Larry Foden, Alan Lester, bp nichol, Scott Lawrance, Ray Souster, Gary Lee Nova, Bill Morton, colin Kowal, Bert Almon, Barry McKinnon, Colin Browne, & John Robert Colombo.
A sturdy, very good or better example with some moderate bumping to tips and a couple faint small splash stains to cover. Scarce in this condition - a work that shows wear easily due to its considerable bulk. Item #30864