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The Birth of the Beat Generation Visionaries, Rebels, and Hipsters, 1944-1960

By: Watson, Steven

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York City, Pantheon Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7877

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Book shows almost no wear but there is a small remainder line on bottom foredge and some light soiling on foredges. Jacket shows very light shelfwear. Overall a solid VG+ to NF copy. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 387 pages; Excellent, illustrated history of the beat writers and their companions. Signed and inscribed by Watson on half-title. Uncommon signed. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Birth of the Beat Generation: Visionaries, Rebels, and Hipsters, 1944-1960

By: Watson, Steven

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1995

Edition: 1st Softcover, Stated; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16187

ISBN: 0679423710

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Both book and jacket are about fine with very light shelf wear. This copy is signed boldly on the second front free endpaper with a warm inscription to Larry Keenan who is famous for his photographs of the Beat writers. Very nice association. This is a good general history of the Beats and their cultural impact. ; B&W Photographs; Square Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 387 pages; Signed by Author View more info