WEDNESDAY PAPER.
WEDNESDAY PAPER.
WEDNESDAY PAPER.
WEDNESDAY PAPER.
WEDNESDAY PAPER.
WEDNESDAY PAPER.
WEDNESDAY PAPER.

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WEDNESDAY PAPER.

NY: The Dead Language, nd. (1961) - all published. 8vo. Three sheets of thin paper stock folded once centrally to make 6 unnumbered pages. Cover sheet of cream-coloured paper printed in red; contents in black on white semi-glossy paper. Ed. Piero Heliczer ("folding chair of the printing master") and Angus MacLise ("new world chair").

Prints the poems "Song of stations" by Anselm Hollo and "It was the happy birthday of Death" by Gregory Corso (reputedly included without Corso's permission).

Also features reproductions of a sketch by Egon Schiele (with accompanying texts by him); a holograph letter from Cyclops Lester to Piero Heliczer; a 'Woman Contest' ("every two weeks wednesday paper will run photos of the winner and runner up of our quarter moon woman contest"); newspaper clippings; and brief ads. for the Dead Language, New Departures, and "hollands leading litry magazine", Barbarber.

There was another version printed on thicker matt paper stock of different colours that added the title of Hollo's poem to the front cover, suggesting that it followed this issue.

A Near Fine copy of an exceptionally scarce item.

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