Item #40027 The Minicab War. Gregory CORSO.
The Minicab War.


The Minicab War.

London: The Matrix Press, nd. (1961). First edition (issued under the aegis of Outburst). Wrps., (16pp.). Printed in different colour inks.

The contents feature imaginary interviews with Bertrand Russell, Harold Macmillan, George Barker, John Betjeman and T.S. Eliot on a contemporary dispute in London between minicabs and taxis, co-authored by Gregory Corso, Anselm Hollo and Tom Raworth under the pseudonyms “de la rue, sykes and o’moore”. According to his bibliographer, Robert Wilson, “Corso wrote the larger portion of the articles”.

An unusually Fine copy of a scarce item. 250 copies printed.