EMIGRE: A Magazine for Exiles / The Magazine That Ignores Boundaries. Issues 1 - 8.V

VanderLans, Rudy. Art director, editor, publisher.

Published by Emigre Graphics 1984-1987, 1984
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8 volumes, original stapled decorative wrappers 17 x 11.5 inches, various paginations (about 32 pp. each). All volumes with a variety of illustrations, graphics, distinctive typography, poems, stories, etc. No. 3 with large pull-out poster. No. 6 in 3 parts as issued, though lacking the plain cardboard box and the letterpress printed fan by Susan E. King. First number with accompanying letter from publisher Rudy VanderLans to Julie Curtiss at Black Sparrow Press gifting the first 2 issues and asking permission to publish John Fante's "The Odyssey of a Wop" in the 3rd issue. Fante's story does indeed appear in Emigre No. 3. Eighth issue, featuring a Charles Bukowski poem, also has a letter from Rudy VanderLans to Black Sparrow Press publisher John Martin thanking him for supporting Emigre. The whole in custom cloth wraparound case. "The focus of Emigre is on the unique perspective of contemporary poets, writers, journalists, graphic designers, photographers, architects, and artists who live or have lived outside their native countries." (from the publisher's website). Only the first issue was subtitled "A Magazine for Exiles," thereafter it was "The Magazine That Ignores Boundaries." Early issues quite scarce. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: EMIGRE: A Magazine for Exiles / The Magazine...
Publisher: Emigre Graphics 1984-1987
Publication Date: 1984
Binding: Paperback
Book Condition: Very good
Edition: First edition.

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