San Francisco: Ev Thomas, 1976 -1977. Misrach, Richard. First editions. Oblong 8vos., each approximately 24 pp., plus insert. Illustrated stiff wrappers. 3 Issues, No. 3-5. Issue No. 4 shows moderate staining to the wrappers; all very good. Item #51958
Bombay Duck began in 1975 and ceased with Issue No. 5, 1977. Devoted to contemporary photography, occasionally a poetry chapbook or insert would accompany an issue.
Issue No. 3 includes photographs by; Steve Fitch, Valentine Atkinson, Monte Gerlach, Ev Thomas, Al Masarik, et al. Complete as issued.
Issue No. 4 includes photographs by Joseph Jackna, Conrad Pressma, Anne Noggle, Ellen Carey, with the cover illustration by Todd Walker. Complete as issued.
Issue No. 5 includes photographs by Joanne Leonard, Charly Franklin, Charles Gatewood, Debra Bloomfield; and an interview with Richard Misrach. Laid-in is a large folio folded sheet with a conceptual piece, "Written Installation" by Lew Thomas; Chapbook Three, poems by Lynn Lifshin and Steve Richmond, and folded announcements from the publisher. All as issued.
Duplicates of numbers 3 and 5, lacking additional laid-in materials, are available. Each $35.00.