Bean News. Edward Dorn.

Bean News

Notes: 9 by 14 inches. 8 pages of weirdness. Printed in reverse order, right to left and back to front. According to Dorn's bibliographer, "Ed Dorn and Jeremy H. Prynne contributed approximately seventy-five percent of the content." Other contributors, credited only in a list of authors, are Tom Raworth, Michael McClure, and Luis Garcia, among others.

"While it looks like a newspaper ... Bean News is full of in-jokes that are hard to decipher"-- Alastair Johnston, Zephyrus Image: A Bibliography, p. 177. Scarce.

Edition + Condition: First edition (first printing). A near fine copy printed on bible paper (there is also an issue on newsprint)

Publication: San Francisco: Zephyrus Image / Hermes Free Press, [1972].

Item No: #1965

Price: $500