BiN : Bibliography newsletter (near-complete run, 1973-1989) § Index : vols. II & III : January 1974-December 1975 [8 pp.] § Index : vols. IV & V : January 1976-December 1977 [10 pp.] § Index : vols. VI & X : January 1978-December 1982 [24 pp.] View larger
Belanger (Terry), born 1947, editor

BiN : Bibliography newsletter (near-complete run, 1973-1989) § Index : vols. II & III : January 1974-December 1975 [8 pp.] § Index : vols. IV & V : January 1976-December 1977 [10 pp.] § Index : vols. VI & X : January 1978-December 1982 [24 pp.]

New York (latterly, Blacksburg, VA; South Range, MI), 1973-1989
Sixteen volumes (28 cm), as issued: Volume I (12 issues, 1973): 2; 6; 6; 6; 8; 12; 12; 12; 12; 10; 10; 10 pp. II (11 issues, nos. 1-2 are combined, 1974): 8; 8; 8; 8; 4; 4; 8; 8; 6; 8; 6 pp. III (8 issues, nos. 1-2, 4-5, 8-9, 10-11 are combined, 1975): 16; 8; 16; 8; 8; 16; 16; 8 pp. IV (7 issues, nos. 1-2, 4-5, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12 are combined, 1976): 14; 8; 16; 8; 16; 16; 10 pp. V (8 issues, nos. 1-2, 5-6, 7-8, 9-10 are combined, 1977): 16; 8; 8; 14; 14; 18; 8; 14 pp. VI (7 issues, nos. 1-2, 4-6, 7-8, 10-11 are combined, 1978): 8; 12; 8; 8; 16; 16; 8 pp. VII (4 issues, nos. 1-3, 4-6, 7-9, 10-12 are combined, 1979): 16; 16; 12; 16 pp. VIII (3 issues: nos. 1-3, 4-8, 9-12 are combined, 1980): 52 pp. (consecutively paginated). IX (”4” issues, nos. 1-2, 3-5, 6-9, 10-12 are combined, 1981): 56 pp. (consecutively paginated), and “dummy” leaf of explanation for nos. 10-12. X (4 issues, nos. 1-4, 5-8, 9-11 are combined, 1982): 52 pp. (consecutively paginated). XI (4 issues, nos. 1-2, 3-4, 5-11 are combined, 1983): 94 pp. (consecutively paginated). XII (3 issues, nos. 1-7, 8-11 are combined, 1984): 78 pp. (consecutively paginated). XIII (1 issue, nos. 1-12 are combined, 1985): 8pp. XV (1 issue, nos. 1-12 are combined, 1987-1988): 8 pp. XVI (two issues only: no. 1, January-March 1989, pp.1-12; and no. 4, October-December 1989): 12 pp. In publisher’s self-wrappers, variously assembled (stapled or secured with an adhesive). - A near-complete run of this irregular serial, a gaufumaury of news, gossip (and vitriol), edited 1973-1988 by Terry Belanger, and briefly thereafter by one of Belanger’s former students in the Rare Books programme at Columbia University, Bryan R. Johnson. In its heyday, BiN attracted 600 subscribers. - Included in this set is a page of suppressed printed text intended for the April June-1978 issue (a diatribe on the “National Center of the Dog” interwoven with comments on LC’s Center for the Book). ISSN 0145-3084. ¶ The single issue produced in 1986 (designated “volume XIV”) is lacking in this set; also lacking are volume XVI nos. 2-3 (April-September 1989). Duplicates of nine issues are added (V, nos. 5-6, 7-8, 12; VI, nos. 1-2, 3, 4-6, 10-11; X, nos. 1-4; XI, nos. 5-11).
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