Burlingame, CA: Chrysalis West Foundation, 1962. First Edition, First Printing. Paperback. Octavo. 5.5 x 8.5 in. 94 pp. Occasionally illustrated with black & white reproductions of photographs and drawings by Ruth Bernhard, Beth Van Hoesen and Carla Lopez. Near fine in original pictorial wrappers, slightly sunned at spine. Item #1238
Signed by Gilbert on the cover. This first issue of the important literary journal Genesis West (edited by Gordon Lish) is in celebration of Jack Gilbert and includes an interview with him and pieces by Kenneth Rexroth, Grace Paley, Paul Bowles, La Monte Young, among many others. This journal went on to document and highlight key American writers of the twentieth century.