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Carl Larsen – Contributions to Books and Anthologies

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SECTION B:
This index includes contributions to books and anthologies

1. FOUR NEW POETS, edited by Leslie Woolf Hedley
brautigan_fourSan Francisco: Inferno Press, 1957
First edition, perfect-bound illustrated wrappers, 5.5″ x 8″, 34 pages, Contributors include Martin Hoberman, Carl Larsen, Richard Brautigan, and James M. Singer. Brautigan’s first book appearance.

2. EYE POEMS, edited by E.V. Griffith
Eureka: Hearse Press, (c. 1960)
First edition, saddle-stapled wrappers in illustrated wrappers, 5.5″ x 8.5″, 16 pages, 100 numbered copies. Contributors include Farley Gay, James M. Singer, Kenneth Lawrence Beaudoin, Carl Larsen, E.V. Griffith, Charles Shaw, Shirley Summerfruct, Mason Jordan Mason.

3. BEAT GENERATION COOK-BOOK, edited by Carl Larsen and James M. Singer Jr.
New York: 7 Poets Press, 1961
First edition, saddle-stapled sheets tipped in to illustrated wrappers, 5.75″ x 8.75″, 36 pages, offset printed. Includes printed ads for other 7 Poets Press books including Bukowski’s Longshot Poems for Broke Players.

4. 3 ONE ACT PLAYS, edited by Chris Torrance
Torrance: Hors Commerce Press, July 1964
First edition, side-stapled sheets in printed cover with library-tape binding, 8.5″ x 11″, 150 numbered copies. Contributors include Kirby Congdon, Carl Larsen, d.a. levy. (Lowell A9)


5. IN A TIME OF REVOLUTION: POEMS FROM OUR THIRD WORLD, edited by Walter Lowenfels
New York: Vinatage Books, 1969
First edition, paperback original. Contributiors include: Carol Berge, Paul Blackburn, Grace Butcher, Diane Di Prima, Will Inman, Allen Katzman, Bob Kaufman, Tuli Kupferberg, Carl Larsen, d.a. levy, Clarence Major, David Meltzer, George Montgomery, Margaret Randall, Steven Richmond, Ed Sanders, William Wantling.

Carl Larsen – Books and Broadsides

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SECTION A:
This index includes books, chapbooks, booklets and broadsides

1. Larsen, Carl. NOTES FROM A MACHINE SHOP
First edition:
Alondra: Hennypenny Press, 1956
Saddle-stapled in printed and illustrated wrappers, 5.5″ x 8.25″, 16 pages, numbered but no limitation stated, offset printed, edited by James M. Singer Jr. Published as Henny Penny Press Chapbook / Periodical #1.

2. Larsen, Carl. THE JOURNAL OF AN EXISTENTIALIST VILLAIN
First edition:
Redondo Beach: Hennypenny Press, 1957
Saddle-stapled in printed and illustrated wrappers, 5.5″ x 8.25″, 16 pages, offset printed.




3. Larsen, Carl. ARROWS OF LONGING
First edition:
Eureka: Hearse Press, 1958
Saddle-stapled illustrated wrappers, 5.5″ x 8.25″, 16 pages, (c. 100 copies), offset printed, edited by E.V. Griffith. Published as Hearse Chapbook #1.


4. Larsen, Carl. HERE, IN COUNTDOWN DARKNESS
First edition:
New Haven: Penny Poems, 1959
Broadside, 7″ x 10″, offset printed. Published as Penny Poem No. 66.



5. Larsen, Carl. THE GEOMETRIC NIGHTINGALE
First edition:
New York: 7 Poets Press, February 1960
Single sheet folded once to make four pages, 5.5″ x 8.5″, 4 pages.



6. Larsen, Carl. ONAN’S SEED, A NOVELLA
First edition:
New York: 7 Poets Press, 1960
Brad-bound in printed cover, 8.5″ x 11″, 30 pages printed recto only, offset printed.



7. Larsen, Carl. STORMING YOUR GATES: 1, A BOWL OF SHADOWS
New Haven: Penny Poems, 1961

8. Larsen, Carl. THE PLOT TO ASSASSINATE THE CHASE MANHATTAN BANK
First edition:
New York: 7 Poets Press, 1962
Saddle-stapled illustrated wrappers, 6″ x 9″, 20 pages, offset printed. Published as #4 in the Seven Poets Press Series, following O.W. Crane’s View from the Garret, Harland Ristau’s Next Time You’re Alive, and Charles Bukowski’s Longshot Poems for Broke Players.

9. Larsen, Carl. THE NAKED AND THE DEAD AND THE PRIDE AND THE PASSION AND OTHER POEMS
First edition:
Torrance: Hors Commerce, 1963
Side-stapled sheets with printed covers in library tape binding, 5.5″ x 8.5″, 24 pages, 125 copies, letterpress printed. Poems collected in the book previously appeared in Coastlines, Liberation, Lili, Mummy, Signet, Simbolica.

10. Larsen, Carl. THE BOOK OF ERIC HAMMERSCOFFER
Tarot Press, 1964

11. Larsen, Carl. THE TOAD KING & OTHER POEMS
First edition:
Lanham: Goosetree Press, 1964
Saddle-stapled in printed wrappers, 4.25″ x 7″, 6 pages, offset printed. Poems collected in the book previously appeared in Merlin’s Magic, The Wormwood Review, and Mummy.

12. Larsen, Carl. THE CLOCKS
First edition:
Cody: Pioneer Drama Service, 1964
Saddle-stapled in printed wrappers, 5.5″ x 8.5″, 7 pages, offset printed. A one-act play.

13. Larsen, Carl. LEAH
First edition:
Cleveland: Renegade Press, 1965
Side-stapled in printed wrappers, 5.5″ x 8.5″, 10 pages, 100 copies, letterpress printed by d.a. levy. This 8-part poem previously appeared in The Wormwood Review. (T&H P-58)

14. Larsen, Carl. LOWER EAST: STANLEY’S BAR
Niagara Falls: Press Today Niagara, 1966
Published as Press Today Niagara monograph, No. 1

15. Larsen, Carl. THE POPULAR MECHANICS BOOK OF POETRY
First edition:
Bensenville: Mimeo Press, 1966
Saddle-stapled in illustrated wrappers, 7″ x 8.5″, 24 pages, mimeograph printed, edited by Douglas Blazek. Forward by James Singer. Poems collected in the book previously appeared in The Wormwood Review, The Spero, The Panic Button, Poetmeat, and Simbolica.

16. Larsen, Carl. OL’PECKERHEAD
First edition:
San Jose: Samisdat, 1975
Saddle-stapled in illustrated wrappers, 5.5″ x 8.5″, 16 pages, offset printed. Published as Samisdat, Vol. 9, No. 1. Poems collected in the book previously appeared in Samisdat and Ampersand.

17. Larsen, Carl. THE MIDVALE CHRONICLE
New York: New Earth Books 1977

18. Larsen, Carl. 1934 AMALGAMATED LUGWART COMPANY SPARE PARTS CATALOGUE
St. Louis: Cornerstone Press, 1977