gronk number 3: dalevy issue
(Toronto): (Ganglia Press), 1967. Side-stapled 4to printed in black on recto and verso on cream stock. Unpaginated (16 pp.) Housed inside a folded two-panel yellow card stock cover printed in black on recto and verso.
A special issue of Gronk devoted to d. a. levy with essays and visual poetry contributions by bpNichol, David W. Harris (David UU), Bill Bissett, and Ernst Jandl among others, protesting the obscenity charges brought on levy in 1966. Issued just two months before his benefit reading on May 14, 1967, and one year before his death. The yellow portfolio features reproduced newspaper clippings of levy in the press on the front cover, and a large-scale concrete poem spanning the inside left and right cover. Back cover is an ad promoting upcoming titles from The Coach House Press.
Rust marks to inside left cover on account of the staples, else fine. Item #424