New Directions Publishing, Inc.
A Checklist:


John A. Harrison, Director
Years 1961-1963
with Anne Marie Candido

1961

1. Barker, Eric Wilson. A Ring of Willows. (LC 61-6407) 40 pp. 3/24/61. Pref.: Henry Miller. Woodcut: Hardy Hanson. J: Lacey Everett. P: Drukkerij Holland, Amsterdam. Joint production with André Deutsch, London. Poems.

2. Barnes, Djuna (1892-1982). Nightwood. NDP98. Intro: T. S. Eliot. J: GRK & Roy Kuhlman (photo). P: VB. Novel. See also 1946, 1949. Deluxe ed.

3. Carruth, Hayden (b. 1921). Journey to a Known Place. 32 pp. 11/61. Ltd. ed. 300 copies numbered and hand printed on Hale paper by Harry Duncan at Stone Wall Press, Iowa City, Iowa. Poem.

4. Collis, Maurice (b. 1889). Marco Polo. (LC 60-14665) 190 pp. NDP93. J: Charles Kaplan. P: MP. Photo offset from Faber & Faber ed., London.

5. Daiches, David (b. 1912). Virginia Woolf. 170 pp. NDP96. J: GRK; photo by Man Ray. P: VB. See also 1942, 1963.

6. Ferlinghetti, Lawrence.(1919-1997) Starting from San Francisco. 80 pp. J&D: GRK and Ferlinghetti. P: HL. 7" 33 1/2 rpm. record of author reading his own poems bound into book. Poetry. See also 1967 (NDP220).

7. Firbank, Ronald (1886-1926). The Complete Ronald Firbank. 766 pp. 10/25/61. Intro: Anthony Powell. Fr: photo of Firbank. P: Garden City Press, Letchworth. Import from Duckworth, London.

8. Gide, André (1869-1951). Dostoevsky. xx, 172 pp. NDP100. New essay Tr. from French: Louise Verèse. New Intro: Albert J. Guerard. J: GRK. P: MP. See also 1949 (Import).

9. Hatfield, Henry (b. 1912). Thomas Mann. x, 180 pp. 6/6/61. NDP101. J: GRK. Revised ed. See also 1951.

10. Hawkes, John (1925-1998). The Lime Twig. (LC 60-14719) xiv, 176 pp. 3/30/61. NDP95 (simultaneous). Intro: Leslie A. Fiedler. J: RH. D: GRK. P: HW. Novel. See also 1963.

11. Heppenstall, Rayner (b. 1911). The Fourfold Tradition. 280 pp. 10/27/61. Joint production with Barrie & Rockliff, London. P: Robert Cunningham & Sons Ltd., Alva. Literary criticism.

12. __________. The Greater Infortune. (LC 61-10122) 192 pp. 9/29/61. J&D: GRK. P: HC. Novel.

13. Honig, Edwin. García Lorca. (LC 62-12396) xii, 242 pp. NDP102. J: GRK. P: VB. Revised ed. See also 1944, 1948.

14. Hutchinson, Ann. Labanotation: The System for Recording Dance Movement. (LC 61-9872) NDP104. J: GRK. Photo by Paul Himmel. See also 1954.

15. Jarry, Alfred (1873-1907). Ubu roi. (LC 61-10124) x, 182 pp. NDP105. J: GRK. P: HL. Play. Two new essays. See also 1951.

16. Laughlin, James; Glassgold, Peter; Martin, Frederick R. (Editors). New Directions in Prose & Poetry 17. (LC 37-1751) 352 pp. NDP103. D&J: GRK; photo of Louise Nevelson "construction." P: QB.

17. Levertov, Denise (1923-1997). The Jacob's Ladder. (LC 61-17868) 96 pp. 12/26/61. NDP112. D&J: GRK. P: GEP. Poems.

18. Merton, Thomas (1915-1968). The Behavoir of Titans. (LC 60-10879) 106 pp. 3/27/61. D: PB. J: GRK. P: WPO. Essays and parables.

19. __________ (Translator). The Wisdom of the Desert: Sayings of the Desert Fathers of the Fourth Century. (LC 59-15021) x, 82 pp. Tr. with an Intro: Thomas Merton. D: GM. P: SV (comp.) & HL. See also 1970 (NDP295).

20. Miller, Henry (1891-1980). The Cosmological Eye. vi, 371 pp. 8/24/61. NDP109 (simultaneous). P: MP. New ed. See also 1939, 1943, 1969.

21. __________. Remember to Remember. xi, 430 pp. 8/24/61. NDP111 (simultaneous). Drawing: Abe Rattner. J: GRK. P: MP. Vol. 2 of Air-Conditioned Nightmare (travel and essays). New ed. See also 1947.

22. __________. Sunday After the War. 304 pp. 8/24/61. NDP110 (simultaneous). J: GRK. P: MP. New ed. See also 1944. Stories and essays.

23. __________. The Wisdom of the Heart. NDP94. J: IC. P: MP. See also 1941, 1946.

24. Nabokov, Vladimir (1899-1977). Nikolai Gogol. xviii, 172 pp. Corrected ed. See also 1944, 1959.

25. Neame, Alan. The Adventures of Maud Noakes. (LC 60-14664) 160 pp. J: Andy Warhol. D: SS. P: HC. Novel.

26. Patchen, Kenneth (1911-1972). The Journal of Albion Moonlight. 320 pp. 8/29/61. NDP99. D: PB. J: GRK (page of author's manuscript). P: MP. Photo offset from original ed. published by the author, 1941. Novel.

27. Pound, Ezra Loomis (1885-1972). Gaudier-Brzeska: A Memoir. (LC 60-9893) xxxii, 148 pp. 2/28/61. Illus. with photos and drawings. P: Villiers Press, London. Joint pub. with Marvell Press, England. First published by John Lane Co., 1916.

28. Rexroth, Kenneth (b. 1905). Assays. (LC 61-14899) 246 pp. NDP113 (simultaneous). J: Robert La Vigne. D: GRK. P: V&M Typesetting, Brooklyn (comp.) & MP. Essays.

29. Rimbaud, Jean Nicolas Arthur (1854-1891). A Season in Hell & The Drunken Boat. xx, 108 pp. NDP97. Tr. from French: Louise Varèse. Bilingual. J: GRK. P: VB. See also 1939, 1941, 1945.

30. Stendhal (Psued.); Beyle, Marie Henri (1783-1842). Lucien Leuwen, Book One: The Green Huntsman. NDP107. Tr. from French: Louise Verèse. J: GRK after AL. P: QB. See also 1950.

31. __________; Beyle, Marie Henri. Lucien Leuwen, Book Two: The Telegraph. NDP108. Tr. from French: Louise Verse. J: GRK. After AL. P: QB. See also 1950.

32. Suzuki, Daisetz T. (1870-1966) and Thomas Merton (1915-1968). Wisdom in Emptiness: A Dialogue. 128 pp. An offprint from New Directions 17

33. Vittorini, Elio (1908-1966). The Dark & the Light. (LC 59-9490) x, 182 pp. 5/25/61. Tr. from Italian: Frances Keene. J: IC. P: HW. Contains Erica and La Garibaldina. Novellas.

34. Walser, Martin (b. 1927). Marriage in Philippsburg. (LC 61-10123) 320 pp. Orig. title: Ehen in Philippsburg. American adaptation by JL of English Tr. from German by Eva Figes. J: Anita Walker. D: SAJ. P: GEP. Novel.

35. Williams, William Carlos (1883-1963). Farmers' Daughters: The Collected Stories. (LC 61-12776) xix, 375pp. 9/22/61. Intro: Van Wyck Brooks. J: after PB. D: after MSK. P: QB. Random House plates of Make Light of It with additions. NDP106 (simultaneous). J: GRK; photo by Eve Arnold.

36. __________. Many Loves & Other Plays: The Collected Plays. (LC 61-9334) x, 437 pp. 9/22/61. Notes: William Carlos Williams and John C. Thirwall. J: after PB. D: after MSK. P: QB. See also 1965 (NDP191).

 

1962

1. Alvaro, Corrado (1895-1956). Revolt in Aspromonte. (LC 62-12393) NDP119. 6/13/62. Tr. from Italian: Francis Frenaye. D: Gilda Kuhlman. J: GRK; photo by Hiram Ash. P: GEP. First edition published by Aldo Garzanti Editore, Milan. Novel.

2. Borges, Jorge Luis (b. 1899). Labyrinths & Other Writings. (LC 62-10407) xxiv, 248 pp. 5/23/62. Ed: James E. Irby. Ed. and Tr. from Spanish: Donald E. Yates. Intro: André Maurois. J: GRK. P: HC. Illus. See also 1964 (NDP186).

3. Brossard, Chandler (b. 1922). Who Walk in Darkness. 192 pp. 3/21/62. NDP116 (remaining sheets). J: GRK; photo by K. Van Sickle. Novel. See also 1952.

4. Chatterji, Bankim Chandra (1838-1894). Krishnakanta's Will. (LC 62-12395) xiv, 178 pp. 9/26/62. NDP120. Intro. and Tr. from Bengali: J. C. Ghosh. J: GRK; photo by Eva Bessenyey. P: HP (comp.) & MP. Indian series of UNESCO Collection of Representative Works. Novel.

5. Corso, Gregory. Long Live Man. (LC 62-16927) 96 pp. 11/28/62. NDP127. J: GRK. P: J. N. Anzel, N.Y. C. (comp.) & MP. Poems.

6. Empson, William (1906-1984). Milton's God. (LC 61-13123) 208 pp. 2/28/62. Joint production with Chatto & Windus, London. Literary criticism.

7. Firbank, Ronald. Two Novels. (LC 62-17271) 356 pp. 10/31/62. NDP128. J: GRK; photo by Roy Kuhlman. P: MP. Chronology by Miriam K. Benkovits. Contents: The Flower Beneath the Foot; Prancing Nigger.

8. García Lorca, Federico (1898-1936). Selected Poems. 192 pp. 3/21/62. NDP114. Eds.: Francisco Garca Lorca and Donald M. Allen. Bilingual. J: GRK. P: VB. See also 1955.

9. Hawkes, John (b. 1925). The Cannibal. xx, 195 pp. 10/31/62. NDP123. Intro: Albert J. Guerard. J&D: GRK. P: Harry Sweetman (comp.) & MP. See also 1949.

10. Joyce, James (1882-1941) (Symposium on). Our Exagmination Round His Factification for Incamination of Work in Progress. 194 pp. 6/20/62. New intro. by Sylvia Beach. New ed. Import from Faber & Faber, London. See also 1939, 1972 (NDP331).

11. Kafka, Franz (1883-1924). Amerika. (LC 62-10411) xviii, 299 pp. 3/21/62. NDP117. Tr. from German: Edwin Muir. J: GRK; photo by Partridge. P: MP. See also 1940, 1946.

12. Merton, Thomas (1915-1968). New Seeds of Contemplation. (LC 61-17869) xviii, 297 pp. 1/30/62. J: GRK. P: HC. Revised and enlarged version of Seeds of Contemplation. See also 1972 (NDP337).

13. __________. Original Child Bomb: Points for Meditation to be Scratched on the Walls of a Cave. (LC 61-18524) 24 pp. 3/21/62. Drawings by Emil Antonucci. J: GRK. D: Antonucci. P: Century Letter, N. Y. C. Trade ed. and limited ed. 500 copies bound in Fabriano paper and signed by the author.

14. __________ (Introduction). Breakthrough to Peace: Twelve Views on the Threat of Thermonuclear Extermination. (LC 62-17272) 253 pp. 9/27/62. NDP124. J: GRK. P: Harry Sweetman, N.Y. (comp.) & MP. Bibliography.

15. Miller, Henry (1891-1980). Stand Still Like the Hummingbird. (LC 62-10408) x, 194 pp. 6/28/62. D&J: GRK. P: HC. Essays. See also 1967 (NDP236).

16. __________. The Time of the Assassins: A Study of Arthur Rimbaud. NDP115. 3/21/62. J: GRK. P: MP. See also 1956.

17. Oppen, George. The Materials. (LC 62-16922) x, 52 pp. 9/28/62. NDP122. D&J: GRK. P: Harry Sweetman, N.Y.C. (comp.) & GEP. Joint pub. with San Francisco Review. Poems.

18. Pound, Ezra Loomis (1885-1972); Noel Stock (Translators). Love Poems of Ancient Egypt. (LC 62-16925) 33 pp. 11/28/62. NDP178. Paperback Illus., with Egyptian art motifs. D: GRK. P HP (comp.) & Algen Press, N.Y.C. Based on Italian versions of Boris de Rachewiltz. See also 1978.

19. Purdy, James. Children Is All. (LC 62-16923) 183 pp. 12/4/62. J: GRK. P: HC. Short stories and two plays. See also 1971 (NDP327).

20. Reznikoff, Charles (1894-1976). By the Waters of Manhattan. (LC 62-12394) xi, 113 pp. 9/28/62. NDP121. Intro: C. P. Snow. D&J: GRK. P: GEP. Joint pub. with San Francisco Review. Poems.

21. Starkie, Enid. Arthur Rimbaud. (LC 61-18468) 491 pp. 2/62. Illus. J: portrait of Rimbaud by Fantin-Latour. Photo offset from Faber & Faber. Biography.

22. West, Nathanael (1903-1940). Miss Lonelyhearts & The Day of the Locust. (LC 62-16924) 247 pp. 10/31/62. NDP125. J: GRK. P: VB. See also 1946, 1950.

23. Williams, Tennessee (1911-1983). The Night of the Iguana. (LC 62-10409) 128 pp. 2/28/62. Frontispiece: sketch of stage set by Oliver Smith. J: Nicola Wood. D: after JM. P: ABSP. Play. See also 1972, 1993.

24. Williams, William Carlos (1883-1963). Pictures from Brueghel & Other Poems. (LC 62-10410) 192 pp. 6/26/62. NDP118. Includes The Desert Music and Journey to Love, first published by Random House. J: GRK. D: after MSK. P: GEP. See also 1967.

 

1963

1. Anwar, Chairil (1922-1949). Selected Poems. (LC 62-20890) 48 pp. 8/30/63. Tr. from Indonesian: Burton Raffel and Nurdin Salam. Intro: James S. Holmes. Illus: Jessse Reichek. J: JL & DF.; drawing by Jesse Reichek. P: Villiers Press, London. Series: WP 2.

2. Baudelaire, Charles (1821-1867). The Flowers of Evil. 480 pp. 1/30/63. Sel. and Eds.: Marthiel and Jackson Mathews. Revised ed. See also 1955, 1958 (NDP71), 1989 (NDP684).

3. Bosquet, Alain (b. 1919). Selected Poems. (LC 62-20889) 64 pp. 8/30/63. Tr. from French: Edouard Roditi, Charles Guenther, Ruth Whitman, and Samuel Beckett. Bilingual. Series: WP 4. Bilingual.

4. Daiches, David (b. 1912). Virginia Woolf. (LC 62-16926) 172 pp. Revised ed. See also 1942, 1961 (NDP96).

5. Degnan, June Oppen; George Hitchcock, and R. H. Miller (Editors). San Francisco Review Annual (No. 1). vi, (LC 63-18633) 186 pp. 10/17/63. NDP138. Joint pub. with San Francisco Review.

6. Ferlinghetti, Lawrence. (1919-1997) Unfair Arguments with Existence: Seven Plays for a New Theatre. (LC 63-21384) 128 pp. 12/63. NDP143.

7. Firbank, Ronald (1886-1926). The New Rythum. (LC 63-8814) 134 pp. 4/30/63. Intro: Alan Harris. Miscellany of previously unpublished material. Photos. Import from Duckworth, London.

8. Hatfield, Henry Caraway (b. 1912). Goethe: A Critical Introduction. x 246 pp. 9/18/63. NDP136. Illus. Bibliography.

9. Hawkes, John (b. 1925). The Lime Twig. (LC 60-14719)? xiv, 176 pp. Limited ed. 100 copies. Boxed. Signed by author. See also 1961 (NDP95).

10. Isherwood, Christopher (1904-1986). The Berlin Stories: The Last of Mr. Norris; Goodbye to Berlin. 6/19/63. NDP134. See also 1945, 1954.

11. Joyce, James (1882-1941). Stephen Hero. (LC 63-14454) ii, 253 pp. 7/10/63. NDP133. Eds.: Theodore Spencer, John J. Slocum, and Herbert Cahoon. Revised ed. See also 1944, 1945, 1955, 1969.

12. Landolfi, Tommaso (b. 1908). Gogol's Wife & Other Stories. (LC 63-21382) 192 pp. NDP155. Various translators from ITA.

13. Lewis, Wyndham (1882-1957). Letters of Wyndham Lewis. (LC 61-10121) xxvii, 580 pp. Ed: W. K. Rose. Illus.

14. McCullers, Carson (1917-1967). The Member of the Wedding. (LC 51-10532) 128 pp. 12/63. NDP153. See also 1951.

15. Merton, Thomas (1915-1968). Clement of Alexandria: Selections from the Protreptikos. 27 pp.

16. __________. Emblems of a Season of Fury. (LC 63-18635) 160 pp. 10/63. NDP140. Poems.

17. Miller, Henry (1891-1980). Just Wild about Harry: A Melo-Melo. (LC 62-17269) 127 pp. 2/27/63. See also 1979 (NDP479).

18. Paz, Octavio (b. 1914). Sunstone. (LC 62-19399) 47 pp. 3/20/63. Tr. from Portugese: Muriel Rukeyser. See also 1991 (NDP735).

19. Pound, Ezra Loomis (1985-1972). The Translations of Ezra Pound. 3/20/63. NDP130. Remaining sheets of first ed. bound as paperback. See also 1953.

20. __________. The Cantos of Ezra Pound. (LC 63-18634) Revised ed. See also 1948, 1971, 1989.

21. __________. Translations. 448 pp. 11//63. NDP145. Revised and enlarged ed. See also 1953.

22. Rao, Raja. Kanthapura. (LC 63-18637) viii, 244 pp. 11/63. NDP144. See also 1967 (NDP224).

23. Rexroth, Kenneth (b. 1905). The Homestead Called Damascus. 48 pp. Series: WPS 3.

24. __________. Natural Numbers: Selected Poems 1940-1963. (LC 63-18636) 128 pp. NDP141.

25. __________. (Editor and Translator). One Hundred Poems from the Japanese. 1963. NDP147. See 1955. See also 1976 (NDP420). December 1963.

26. Rukeyser, Muriel (b. 1913). Selected Poems. NDP150. See also 1951.

27. Saikaku, Ihara (1642-1693). The Life of an Amorous Woman & Other Writings. 403 pp. Tr., Ed., Intro., Essays: Ivan Morris. Illus: UNESCO Collection of Representative Works. See also 1969 (NDP270).

28. Thomas, Norman (1884-1968). Ask at the Unicorn. (LC 62-17273) 222 pp. 2/63. NDP129. Photo offset from Weidenfeld & Nicholson, London.

29. Watkins, Vernon Phillips (1906-1967). Affinities. (LC 63-10008) 5/31/63. Import from Faber and Faber, London.

30. Williams, William Carlos (1883-1963). The Collected Later Poems. (LC 62-19398) 5/31/63. Revised and enlarged ed. See also 1950.

31. __________. Paterson (Books I-V). 288 pp. NDP152.

32. __________. Selected Poems. xx, 140 pp. NDP131. See also 1949, 1968, 1985.

33. Zahn, Curtis. American Contemporary. (LC 63-18632) 10/17/63. NDP139. Intro: Herbert Gold. Joint production with San Francisco Review.