London: The Poetry Society, 1973. First edition of 200. Forty-one sheets, most of which are A4 in size printed in black on recto sides, some on recto and verso on white paper stock. Includes a small square postcard, a printed film strip, and two silk screens. Housed in publisher’s original white envelope with title label affixed at top-left corner.
A complete second issue of this assembling magazine, edited by Jeremy Adler, where the ‘editorial policy was to accept everything that arrives in 200 copies by the (flexible) deadline.’ Featuring visual and concrete poetry and artwork by Miroljub Todorovic, Ruth Swift, Mira Schendel, Betty Radin, Peter Mayer, Dom Sylvester Houédard (dsh), Mike Gibbs, Peter Finch, P. C. Fencott, Jennifer Cobbing, Bob Cobbing, Paula Claire, Karen Bugge, and Robert Caldwell among others. Contributions by D & E Pawson (Desliz), Simon Parritt, and Bill Griffith, are signed by respective artist. Includes a two-sided sheet with an introduction by Adler and a list of contributors.
Contents with trace amounts of age toning, handling creases, and bumps to corners, else near fine. Envelope good only with age toning, wear and darkening along extremities, bumps to corners, a tide mark along bottom margin (not affecting the sheets), and several closed tears along opening flap. Item #900