New York: New Directions, 1974. First edition. Paperback. Trade paperbound edition. The simultaneous first paper edition of this collection of poems. 151 pp. A very good copy in bound wrappers. This copy simply INSCRIBED "For Allen - Michael". We believe this was inscribed to poetry editor Allen De Loach. Review...
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San Francisco: Four Seasons Foundation with Dave Haselwood Books, 1968. First edition. Hardcover. Wide 8vo. The book has been printed in handset Joanna and Tuscan Graile types by letterpress. A fine copy in blue boards printed in gold. One of only 50 copies such and SIGNED by the poet. Protected...
No Place: Frontier Press, 1969. First edition. Paperback. A ten page chapbook by the beat poet. Previously published in Foot Magazine. This edition designed and printed by Graham Mackintosh. A fine copy in stapled wrappers. SIGNED by the poet.
Boston and London: Shambhala, 1999. First edition. Paperback. Tall, narrow bound wrappers. 118 pp. Fine condition. SIGNED by the poet on the title page. First edition, first printing.
New York: Schirmer Books, 1996. First edition. Hardcover. Hardbound quarto in dustwrapper. A terrific volume of text and photographs by beat photographer Fred McDarrah and partner. Includes over 240 photos. Candid views of Kerouac, Ginsberg, Di Prima and much more. Great book. A near fine copy in dustwrapper. A large...
No Place: No Publisher, No Date. No Edition. Loose Sheets. 8 x 10" glossy black and white candid photograph of poet Jack Micheline. Hand-signed at the bottom. Suitable for framing. Photographer not stated.
Carlisle: Discovery Enterprises, 1998. First edition. Paperback. Small 8vo. 64 pp. A fine copy in glossy bound wrappers. Contains essays on Kerouac and other members of the Beat generation. Part of this publishers Perspectives on History Series.
Palo Alto: Fels & Firn Press, 1976. First edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Unpaginated. Slender book featuring an essay on the life of Jack kerouac by John Montgomery. Illustrated with photographs. One of 300 specially hard-bound copies. This copy SIGNED and dated by Montgomery in 1979. Light toning to boards. A near fine example.
No Place: Privately Printed, 1959. First edition. Paperback. Slender chapbook with cover photograph by Jay Weissberg. Containing poems and drawings by the beat painter / poet. A near fine copy. N.D., but likely from 1959. Scarce.
Coventry: Beat Scene Press, 1988. First edition. Paperback. 8vo. A slender chapbook published in a tiny edition of only 115 copies. Cover artwork by Janet Lambert Moore who has SIGNED this copy. Near fine condition. A 20 pp essay.
New York: William Morrow, 1989. First edition. Hardcover. 8vo. 447 pp. With preface by James Baldwin. Illustrated with photographs. A superb and informative memoir on the literary scene of the early Beat and Gay literary movement in the 1940's and forward.
Salem, MA: Soundings East, 1979. First edition. Paperback. First edition. Fall/Winter 1979 issue of this small press literary magazine. Fine condition in bound wrappers. This issue given over almost entirely to an 89 pp freewheeling conversation between Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso and Peter Orlovsky about the life and times of...
Germany: Verlag Altaquito, 1982. First edition. Paperback. 8vo. Scarce anthologie of beat writings. Text in German. About very good condition in bound wrappers. Rear cover and last few pages have a cotner crease. Illustrated.
New York: Hill and Wang, 2009. First edition. Hardcover. Hardbound 8vo in dustwrapper. 199 pp. A graphic history of the beat generation movement by the likes of Harvey Pekar and others. Edited by Paul Buhle. A near fine copy in dustwrapper.
Woodstock & New York: The Overlook Press, 2000. First edition. Hardcover. 8vo. 252 pp. As the subtitle suggests, a book length narrative poem tribute to Allen Ginsberg. SIGNED by Sanders on the title page. A fine hardbound copy in near fine price-intact dustwrapper.
Woodstock & New York: The Overlook Press, 2000. First edition. Hardcover. 8vo. 252 pp. As the subtitle suggests, a book length narrative poem tribute to Allen Ginsberg. A fine hardbound copy in near fine price-intact dustwrapper.
Carbondale and Edwardsville: DSouthern Illinois University Press, 1990. First edition. Hardcover. 8vo. 216 pp. Essays on the writings of Ginsberg, Kerouac et al. Boards lightly tapped in a couple of places else a fine copy in dustwrapper.
Sudbury: Water Row Press, 1996. First edition. Cloth. Quarto. First edition stated. A humorous book of drawings by Talbot. This is one of 100 copies (out of 500 total) that have a SIGNED bookplate afixed to the inside front pastedown. Lightly dust soiled else fine in decorated black cloth binding.
New York: Grove Press, 1960. First edition. Cloth. 8vo. 252 pp novel. The Scottish author's first novel, a tale of drug addiction. This is the quite uncommon clothbound edition in dustwrapper. Small prior ownership name. A few ink marks and underlinings to text. Spine lettering somewhat dulled, else a very...
Sudbury: Water Row Press, 1985. First edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Fine press book published in a slender edition of only 50 hand-numbered and SIGNED copies. A SIGNED tipped in photograph of Kerouac by George Poirier is present at rear of book as called for. A fine copy in boards, issued without dustwrapper.
San Francisco: City Lights, 1963. First edition. Paperback. Small trade paperbound book. 68 pp. Includes "In Search of Yage (1953)", Seven Years Later (1960)" and Epilogue (1963)". This copy has some unfortunate dampstaining to the edges of the pages and particularly to the rear endpaper. Only a fair to good copy.
New York: Charles Scribner, 1961. First edition. Hardcover. 8vo. 247 pp. A lesser known "beat" novel. A good copy in good price-intact dustwrapper.
Niigata, Japan: Blue Jacket Press, 1995. First edition. Paperback. Sold here together are six early issues of Blue Beat Jacket, a Japan-based magazine devoted to poetry and the beat generation. Edited by Yusuke Keida. Text in both English and Japanese. All issues in illustrated stapled wrappers and are all in...
Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1977. First edition. Hardcover. Stated first edition of Duberman's biographical dram of the life of Jack Kerouac. A superb copy in dustwrapper.
Rockville Center: Dutch East India Trading, 1990. First edition. Record LP. 45 rpm spoken word record containing Millions of Images on the "A" Side and The Hipster Be-Bop Junkie on the "B" side. Words by Burroughs and Van Sant with guitar accompaniment. Produced by Tim Kerr. We have not played...