New York: Hill Publishing, 1972. 1st Edition. Quarto, publisher's graphically illustrated paper covered boards, grey endpapers.
July-August 1972 issue of the short-lived "magbook" Audience, publishing fiction, non-fiction, photo-essays and poetry, art directed by design icons Seymour Chwast and Milton Glaser. The lavishly produced bimonthly publication won the top award with The Society of Publication Designers, but due to under-financing ceased publication after two years. This issue includes a profile on cartoonist Bill Mauldin, a short story by John Updike, Thomas Berger’s review of Little Big Man, Arthur Miller’s review of The Crucible, Joseph Heller on turning Catch-22 into a movie, a visual essay by Donald Barthelme, a portfolio of photos by Mark Silber, among many other features. Includes color illustrations, photos, and film stills. Light edgewear. Very good. Item #5419