GRANTA: THE MAGAZINE OF NEW WRITING; [119 issues from the collection of sports writer Paul "Dr. Z" Zimmerman--40 of the issues with contents pages heavily annotated in pencil by him].
Cambridge, et al: Granta Publications, 1980 to 2014. First edition of the "new series" issues 2 - 126 lacking issues 3, 13, 14, 20, 49, 63, 104, and with 4th edition of issue 1 published May, 1994 (originally published 1979) and 2nd edition of "The Granta Book of Family." In its original incarnation The Granta, founded in 1889 at Cambridge University, published the work of writers like A.A. Milne, Michael Frayn, Stevie Smith, Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath. In 1979, Bill Buford transformed Granta from a student publication to the influential literary quarterly it remains today (paraphrased from Granta website). Granta's contributors are a veritable who's who contemporary writers. Publisher's pictorial wraps, as issued, in very good to fine condition with the majority of the issues being fine to new. Publisher's ephemera laid in throughout.