PROSE, 9 Issues - 1970-1974 [Full Run]


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Prose, Nine Issues

Coburn Britton, Publisher

Complete run of the journal.  New York:  Prose Publishers Incorporated, 1970-1974.  

Softback set is overall in VERY GOOD condition.

  • Buff laid paper wraps are mostly clean, with brown ink titles.  Wraps show some wear, smudges, bumps, edgewear. Corners are bumped.   
  • Spines have brown text and are darkened, with softened ends.
  • Bindings are tight.  
  • Ephemera is present.  One of the regular contributors, Margaret Anderson, died in October 1973, and a card with this notice sits inside the front cover of Issue 7.  
  • Interiors are gently age-toned.  Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks. 
  • PS2022.0928

5.75 x 9 inches

Prose, a belles-lettres journal, was founded by Coburn Britton in 1970.  It was published twice a year and ran through 1974, for a run of nine issues.  Among the contributors to Prose were Margaret Anderson, Harold Bloom, M.F.K. Fisher, Paul Bowles, and W.H. Auden.  Britton (1935-1997) was a poet, and founder of Horizon Press in the 1960s.

An Index to the full journal is at the back of Number 9. 


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