first edition Magazine
1955 · Paris & Limerick, ME
by Trocchi, Alexander, Richard Seaver, Samuel Beckett, Jean Genet, Jean-Paul Sartre, Patrick Bowles, Christopher Logue, Paul Eluard, Henry Miller, Eugene Ionesco, Judson CrewesPablo Neruda et al.
Paris & Limerick, ME: Librairie Mistral & Alice Jane Lougee, publisher, 1955. Magazine. Six issues of the literary journal, various pagination, stories, poetry, art, plays, literary criticism, ads, worn, dampstained and stained copies in plain color wraps. Only seven issues were published by "The Merlin Boys" as Beckett named them. Trocchi and Seaver under the Editions Merlin banner published Beckett's wartime novel "Watt" through Olympia Press. They also published in this journal extracts from "Watt" and "Malloy" as well as "The End" A very important Postwar Little Magazine also very scarce in any condition. Missing only the first number included here are: 1:2 & 3, 2:1-4. Issues number 3 and 2:2 contain extracts from "Watt" and "Malloy
(Inventory #: 241731)