TRAVELER'S DIGEST #1-3 (all published).
TRAVELER'S DIGEST #1-3 (all published).
TRAVELER'S DIGEST #1-3 (all published).
TRAVELER'S DIGEST #1-3 (all published).
TRAVELER'S DIGEST #1-3 (all published).
TRAVELER'S DIGEST #1-3 (all published).
TRAVELER'S DIGEST #1-3 (all published).
TRAVELER'S DIGEST #1-3 (all published).
TRAVELER'S DIGEST #1-3 (all published).
TRAVELER'S DIGEST #1-3 (all published).
TRAVELER'S DIGEST #1-3 (all published).

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TRAVELER'S DIGEST #1-3 (all published).

NY: Jeff Goldberg, Summer 1977-Spring 1978. Formats vary. No. 1, quarto, stapled, 8pp.; no. 2 tabloid, folded, 20pp.; no. 3 tabloid, 20pp.

A complete run of this satirical travel-themed art magazine, edited and conceived by Jeff Goldberg and Victor Bockris, together with Bobbie Bristol, Seaver Leslie and Erica Lennard.

i) the first issue, printed in an edition of 1000 copies, features a front cover photograph of David Hockney by Christopher Makos, accompanying a spoof travelogue on Australia by Victor Bockris. Overleaf prints four photographs taken by William Burroughs in 1964 en route from Tangiers to New York, followed by Kathy Acker's short piece, "Haiti: A Trip to the Voodoo Doctor". Other contents include David Byrne's 'Geography Survey', listing nine questions ("Which state, in your opinion, has the best name?"; Which state, in your opinion, has produced the stupidest people?"); Christopher Knowles's "France: Letter to Paris"; Ted Berrigan ("America: Clear the Range"); "Tahiti" (a cartoon by John Holmstrom); and Miles's account of his trip on Concorde "courtesy of Virgin Records with owner Richard Branson." Slight upper corner wear and light age-toning, o/w Very Good plus.

ii) the second issue (Winter 1977) features a lengthy photo-illustrated cover story on Muhammad Ali's meeting with Andy Warhol (arranged by Victor Bockris); plus "Two Flat Tires" by Craig Gholson; "Three Women" by Erica Lennard; the first appearance in print of a letter to Jack Kerouac by William Burroughs (dated Mexico City, 1951); Liz Derringer's account of an "Incident on a Train" with her then husband, Rick; Gerard Malanga's "Rome Diaries" from 1967-68; an interview with Iggy Pop; "The Persian Poems" by Kathy Acker; Miles in Cuba; Marcia Resnick in Egypt; "Above the DMZ [demilitarized zone]" by Legs McNeil; ads for Holly Solomon Gallery, Talking Heads' first LP, more. Edges of cover unevenly sunned; short split at centre of spine fold; o/w Very Good plus.

iii) the third issue, with front cover by Tina Lhotsky ('Marilyn Monroe & Coca-Cola'), prints full-page photographs by Roberta Bayley (Legs McNeil); Jimmy de Sana (performance artist Steven Varble); Anton Perich (Muhammad Ali); Gerard Malanga (Christopher Knowles and Cindy Lubar); Chris Stein (Deborah Harry); Don Snyder (Victor Bockris); Alan Lewis Kleinberg (Terry Sellers [author of 'The Correct Sadist: The Memoirs of Angel Stern'] at Victor Bockris's Party for Duncan Hannah); Christopher Makos (John Waters and Stiv Bators); Richard Hell (artists Jane Fire and Susan Springfield); Andreas Lander (Victor Hugo); Bobby Miller (Leslie Schiff); and Bobby Grossman (Joey Ramone posing with an inflatable sex doll while pretending to read an issue of High Times). Also includes a photo-still of William Burroughs from 'Towers Open Fire', and 'Ze Artiste', a centrefold cartoon by John Holmstrom. Slight age-toning along soft central horizontal fold, o/w Near Fine.

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