Loujon Press, 1961. First Edition. Paperback. Used - Very Good. Item #608864
A complete run of this influential journal of the avant-garde, counterculture, and great writing. Charles Bukowski's appearances in THE OUTSIDER led him to national prominence. The list of contributors is remarkable: Diane Di Prima, Gregory Corso, Gary Snyder, Charles Olson, Ed Dorn, Allen Ginsberg, Cid Corman, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Robert Creeley, Henry Miller, Leroi Jones, Wiliam S. Burroughs, Jonathan Williams, Clayton Eshleman, Paul Blackburn, Edward Field, Jean Genet, Jack Kerouac, Kenneth Patchen, Diane Wakoski, Denise Levertov, Lawrence Durrell, Marcus J. 'Jack' Grapes, Brother Antoninus/Wiliam Everson, Kenneth Rexroth, Bern Porter, Thomas Merton, Dick Higgins, David Antin, Jean Cocteau... A complete set of the four separate volumes (representing 5 issues). A very good set in original wraps (Volume 4/5 has a partially mounted jacket). The first three issues have some nicking and wear to edges of covers, #3 has a small price sticker at top left of upper cover; #4/5 has some spotting and wear to jacket, spotting to margin of title page). The extra contents leaf backed with Patchen image is laid in loose in #4/5, there are otherwise no loose items in the set.