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Naked Lunch

By: Burroughs, William S.

Price: $375.00

Publisher: New York City, Grove Press: 1959

Edition: First American Edition; 1st Printing stated

Seller ID: 7724


Book is close to NF with some light soiling. Jacket has some chipping at top and bottom of spine and other light wear, including a light dampstain on the inside which does not show through to the outside. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 255 pages; Stated first printing of Burroughs surreal masterwork. View more info

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Memoirs of a Beatnik

By: Di Prima, Diane

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Traveller's Companion / Olympia Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12071


Green wraps with balck titles and oval of woman in body paint. Very light wear. Square and securely bound with an uncreased and uncracked spine. Book is unread; close to new. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 174 pp. + ads pages; Di Prima's erotically charged memoir of her association with the beat movement in New York. Published as part of the Olympia Press Traveller's Companion series after Girodias' move to New York. View more info

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How to Paint Sunlight : Lyric Poems and Others (1997-2000)

By: Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New Directions: 2001

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12182


Book is new and unread. Jacket is new. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 94 pages; Whne I was in high school in the early 1960's, a friend and I read several poems from Lawrence Ferlinghetti's A Coney Island of the Mind at our Methodist Youth fellowship gathering one Sunday evening. We were greeted with a kind of embarrassed silence from everyone. I say this only because Ferlinghetti is over 90 and still going. This is his collection from the turn of the century. View more info

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Pic

By: Kerouac, Jack

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Press: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 11927


Pictorial wraps with some light edge and corner wear. Some soiling on foredges along with light soiling on wraps. Light horizontal line acros top, though title, which looks to be a printing flaw. It is almost not notiLceable -- see scan. Ight toning on interior edges. Spine is neither creased norr cracked. Book is square and securely bound. Solid copy. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 120 pages; Kerouac's last novel. View more info

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Incarnations

By: Malanga, Gerard

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Black Sparrow Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11965


Pictorial blue and greenish wraps with image of girl. Ervy light edge, corner and surface wear. Spine is neither creased nor cracked and book seems unread. Personal library embossure of Harry Surrus on second free endpaper. Book is square and binding is secure. Solid and attractive copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 143 pages; Poetry by Malanga. View more info

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Between : Poems 1960 - 1963

By: Rothenberg, Jerome

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Fulcrum Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11921


Book is NF except for some light toning, mainly along top edge. Square and securely bound. Jacket has some edge and corner wear along with some soiling on back. VG-. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 64 pages; Beat poetry. Jacket in mylar. View more info

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Turtle Island

By: Snyder, Gary

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, New Directions: 1974

Edition: Twenty-Third Printing

Seller ID: 12149


Pictorial wraps with stylized images of animals. Book is as new and unread with an uncreased and uncracked spine. One tiny ding on top left corner is only shelf wear that I see. ; B&W Decorations; Thick Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 114 +ads pages; Almost pristine copy of Snyder's poems about America, including "Four Changes," his manifesto on environmentalism. View more info

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My Landlord Must be Really Upset

By: Wagner, D. R. (ed.)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Sacremento, Open Skull Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11938


Side-stapled, mimeographed wraps with light general wear and aging. Some toning on some edges. I have an extra page with mainly advertising for other publications. I think it is the back wrap for this issue, so it gets included. These hand-made magazines were often a bit to large for the staples and a back page might work free. This issue is still square and, except for that page, secure. A careful person could reattach the page. ; Cover art plus other B&W Illustrations;... View more info