Altadena, California: The Lesbian Review of Books, 1994-1999.
Loose_leaf. These 18 issues of The Lesbian Review of Books span from 1994 to 1999 and hold reviews of the work of Alison Bechdel and Jacqueline Woodson, reviews of scholarly, reference, and nonfiction works, with regular sections reviewing lesbian writing around the world, fiction, mystery, romance, and erotica, as well as explorations of transsexual lesbian performance art, lesbian humor, lesbian sport fiction, lesbian and gay picture books, lesbian/dyke/queer musics, recent lesbian writing in the South Pacific, Britain, and Croatia, in science fiction and buddhism, among Black and Asian-American lesbian communities, poetry by Ally Acker, Terry Wolverton, and Kitty Tsui (the first known Chinese American lesbian to publish a book), advertisements for lesbian publishers and publications like Naiad Press and Sinister Wisdom, a cartoon about commitment ceremonies and marriage equality by Kirsten Zecher and Lori Priestley, classifieds with calls for submission, scholarships, vacation rentals, and conferences, and more, all forming a vibrant and robust record of lesbian scholarship in the mid-to-late 1990s.
17" X 11 1/4". 35pp. each. Printed on newspaper print, folded in half. Moderate edgewear, creasing, toning, occasional foxing and soiling, and occasional small tear to margin or spine of most issues, with more substantial open tears to upper wrap at top edge and mid-spine to Vol. I, No. 2 and Vol. I, No. 4.
This set of 18 issues dates from 1994 to 1999 and includes the following issues:
Vol. I, No. 2, Winter 1994-95.
Vol. I, No. 3, Spring 1995.
Vol. I, No. 4, Summer 1995.
Vol. II, No. 1, Autumn 1995.
Vol. II, No. 2, Winter 1995-6.
Vol. II, No. 4, Summer 1996.
Vol. III, No. 1, Fall 1996.
Vol. III, No. 2, Winter 1996-97.
Vol. III, No. 3, Spring 1997.
Vol. IV, No. 1, Winter 1997-1998.
Vol. IV, No. 1, Winter 1997-1998 [Misnumbered/Misprint, believed to be Vol. IV, No. 2]
Vol. IV, No. 3, Spring 1998.
Vol. IV, No. 4, Summer 1998.
Vol. V, No. 1, Fall 1998.
Vol. V, No. 2, Winter 1998-1999.
Vol. V, No. 3, Spring 1999.
Vol. V, No. 4, Summer 1999.
Vol. VI, No. 1, Fall 1999. Good. Item #6023