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Novalis' "Subjects"

By: Dalke, Robert

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Canton, The Institute of Further Studies: 1973

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13275

Condition: Very Good+


Stapled olive-green wraps with black titles and illustration. Yapp edges have light age-toning and very light wear along spine. ; A Curriculum of the Soul, 11; Cover ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Unpaginated pages; Robert Dalke was a poet and writer. View more info

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Point Omega

By: De Lillo, Don

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 2010

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 8306

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Book and jacket are New. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 117 pages; Recent novel by National Book Award winner. View more info

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Mao II

By: Delillo, Don

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York City, Viking: 1991

Edition: Uncorrected Proof

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7654

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Near fine copy with slight wear to corners of wraps. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 239 pages; Uncorrected proof in illustrated wraps, signed in blue ink by DeLillo on the title page. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Hotel Albert

By: Di Prima, Diane

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York City, Poets Press: 1968

Edition: 1st Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7739

Condition: Near Fine


Very light shelf wear. ; Line drawings; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; Stapled wraps. Copy #77 of 150 copies signed by di Prima in red ink on last page. In red card covers, the booklet was reproduced from her handwritten text. Beautiful copy. Not paginated. ; Signed by Author View more info

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The New Handbook of Heaven

By: Di Prima, Diane

Price: $45.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Auerhahn Press: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition, Limited; First Printing

Seller ID: 7742

Condition: Near Fine


Light wear and aging around edges. Square with uncreased spine, appears never to have been read. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; Limited edition (1030) of early book of poems by Beat/Hippy writer, di Prima. Unpaginated. View more info

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Autographed Photo Signed by Diane di Prima, Poet

By: Di Prima, Diane

Price: $25.00

Publisher: California, Diane di Prima: c. 2015

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15357

Condition: Fine


This signed publicity photo, signed by poet Diane di Prima appears to be pristine. Diane di Prima's career extends back to the Beat era and she continues to be a respected and important voice today, We purchased the photo from a bookseller who had a copy of the photo made and then had DiPrima sign it.; B&W Photograph; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Oh, hippie days! Carnets americains 1966-1969

By: Dister, Alain

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Paris, Librairie Artheme Fayard: 2001

Edition: First Paperback Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16156

Condition: Near Fine


Book has only very light shelf wear. Appears unread. This book was published in France and is written in French. It deals with the Beat Generation and hippie culture in the United States. Dister has signed on the half-title page with his initial "A" preceded by the inscription, "and the beat goes on --- yours, truly." ; B&W Maps; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 348 pages View more info

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A Coney Island of the Mind

By: Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Francisco, A New Directions Book: 1970

Edition: Thirty-Second Printing

Seller ID: 11559

Condition: Very Good+


Pictorial wraps with very light wear except for small diagonal crease on upper right corner. Spine is neither creased nor cracked. Binding is square and secure. Very attractive later printing -- I'm guessing at the date. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 93 pages; Ferlighetti's most famous volume of poetry. View more info

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Love in the Days of Rage

By: Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

Price: $70.00

Publisher: London, The Bodley Head: 1988

Edition: First English Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15087

ISBN: 037031266X

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Both book and jacket have only very light wear and almost non-existant aging. This copy is signed on the title page with the author's typical "Ferlinghetti." This is a novel about a love affair during the student uprisings in Paris in 1968. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 116 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Her

By: Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Norfolk, New Directions: 1960

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15088

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Book has some light, general wear and aging with a couple of very small, light and unobtrusive stains on the front cover. Jacket has some light wear at corners and spine ends and one short closed tear on bottom front edge. This short work was an experiment with a narrative technique that went somewhat beyond stream-of-consciousness. Interesting book. Signed on the title page with the author's usual "Ferlinghetti." ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 157 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Muses & Inspiration - Broadside

By: Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

Price: $100.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Lawrence Ferlinghetti: 2000

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15515

Condition: Very Good+


Large Broadside, with Ferlinghetti drawing of Allen Ginsberg, possibly produced as advertising prop for The Poetry & Life of Allen Ginsberg, Part XXXIV by Ed Sanders. This copy is signed, dated (3/11/00) and numbered (6/12) by Ferlinghetti in the lower left corner. This copy shows some light edge wear and aging); it is very close to NF. WorldCat shows no copies in libraries. ; B&W Drawing of Allen Ginsberg; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 1 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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A Coney Island of the Mind

By: Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

Price: $325.00

Publisher: New York, A New Directions Book: 1968

Edition: First Edition Thus; First Printing

Seller ID: 16030


This copy is signed by Ferlinghetti on the title page. The book has yellow cloth with black titles on spine. No dustjacket, as issued, but with the original slipcase which has a B&W photo of Ferlibgetti on one side and a framed two paragraph description of the book on the other. This is the first hardcover edition. The book has some age-toning, mostly light. Overall the book is VG+ to NF. The slipcase has a good bit of scuffing and some wear at corners but is structurally sound. About VG-. Besides A Coney Island of the Mind, this volume includes Oral Messages and Poems from Pictures of the Gon... View more info

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Wiersze

By: Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Poland, Wydawnictwo Miniatura: 1992

Edition: First Edition Thus; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16177

ISBN: 837081042X

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Book is about new with very light bumps at corners. Signed and dated 7/95 on the title page by Ferlinghetti. This is a Polish edition of selected poems by Lawrence Ferlingetti. The English and Polish translations are on facing pages. The poems all came from Ferlinghetti's European Poems and Transitions which wa published in 1991. ; 32mo 4" - 5" tall; 85 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Writing Across the Landscape: Travel Journals, 1960-2010

By: Ferlinghetti, Lawrence (Giada Diano and Matthew Gleeson, eds.)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15074

ISBN: 163149001X

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


Except for a remainder dot on bottom edge, book is pristine in a similar jacket. Large selection of Lawrence Ferlinghetti's travel journals dating back to 1960, when the Beats were in their prime. The book is a chance to listen in on an earlier time fro one who was there. Signed "Ferlinghetti" on the title page. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 464 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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um parque de diversoes de cabeca (A Coney Island of the Mind)

By: Ferlinghetti, Lawrence (trans. Eduardo Bueno and Leonardo Froes)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Brazil, L&PM Pocket: 2007

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 16174

ISBN: 8525417157

Condition: Fine


Book is as new and unread. This is the Brazilian edition of Ferlinghetti's A Coney Island of the Mind, translated into Portuguese. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 191 pages View more info

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Phil Frank's Henry Miller Set of Note Cards

By: Frank, Phil

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Robert Jackson: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 15298

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Very minor wear to the edges of the textured paper covering the box the note cards are stored in. There are 26 5 1/2 by 4 1/2" foled note cards, each with a B&W drawing of Henry Miller by Phil Frank. 20 are printed on 20 different specialty papers, there are 5 duplicates, plus one signed in pencil by Frank and lettered "Q". Each has a plain white envelope. Each also has a different quote from Miller on the inside. The set was described in the Ohio State Library Henry Miller archive as being a set of 20 cards. The cards are housed on a beautiful box covered in a beige and brown textured paper... View more info

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The Rolling Stone Book of the Beats: The Beat Generation and American Culture

By: George-Warren, Holly

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Hyperion: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16186

ISBN: 0786864265

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Book is as new and unread. Jacket has some very light shelf wear. This is a fully illustrated history of the Beat Movement. ; B&W Illustrations; Thick Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 452 pages View more info

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Signed Poster for Poetry Reading, April 28, 1995, NYU

By: Ginsberg, Allen

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Program Board: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15334

Condition: Near Fine


14 1/2 X 11 Poster announcing a poetry reading at NYU's Eisner and Lubin Auditorium at Loeb Student Center with black type on white paper with B&W photograph of Ginsberg. Poster has very lightcorner wear, about fine. Signed by Ginsberg under his photo with the date and his typical circled AH. Very attractive poster and autograph of this icon of the Beat Generation and of American literature. ; B&W Photograph; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 1 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Visiting Father & Friends - Broadside

By: Ginsberg, Allen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Louisville, White Fields Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15517

Condition: Near Fine


Almost no wear, one almost unnoticeable crease on left edge. Close to fine. This was is #28 in a Series of Broadsides by the White Fields Press. The Series was entitles Heaven's Poster Series. There were 25 hand-lettered and signed copies by Ginsberg, 100 signed copies and an unspecified number of unsigned copies. This is is one of the unsigned copies. WorldCat locates 11 copies in libraries. ; Heaven's Poster Series #28; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 1 pages View more info

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The House of Breath

By: Goyen, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York & Berkeley, Random House / Bookworks: 1975

Edition: 1st Printing thus

Seller ID: 10763

Condition: Very Good+


Pale blue wraps with darker blue titles and illustration. Book I square and binding is secure. Age toning on edges and spine. Light superficial crease on spine but book appears to be unread. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 194 pages; This edition was published jointly by Random House and Bookworks with 1500 hardcover and 7500 softcover. View more info

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Word Virus: The William S. Burroughs Reader

By: Grauerholz, James and Ira Silverberg

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Press: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 16182

ISBN: 0802116299

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Book and jacket both have only very minor shelf wear. The CD holder in the rear has been opened but the CD is present. There are a couple of very small scuffs on the front pastedown where something, probably a bookplate, has been removed. This volume of selections from the works of William S. Burroughs has an Introduction by Ann Douglas and further introductory essays by the editors to each Burroughs' selection. The spoken word CD is of special interest. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 532 pages View more info

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To Master, a Long Goodnight The Story of Uncle Tom, a Historical Narrative

By: Gysin, Brion

Price: $120.00

Publisher: New York City, Creative Age Press, Inc.: 1946

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 6835

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Pages somewhat yellowed, light crease acoss top right corner of first few pages, small blue stain at top of Contents page, otherwise VG+. Gilt titles bright. DJ has about 1/2" loss at head of spine, general wear with some small tears along top edges, some yellowing. Harriett Beecher Stowe based the character of Uncle Tom on a real slave, Josiah Henson, who suffered as the fictional man did, escaped to Canada and had a career that included preaching, teaching, lecturing, and shepherding folks on the Underground Railway. However, he set a precedence for the behavior of African - Americans in... View more info

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Legendes de Brion Gysin

By: Gysin, Brion (trans. Brice Matthieussent)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: France, Gris Banal: 1983

Edition: 1st Frencg Edition

Seller ID: 16184

Condition: Very Good


Gray wraps with B&W photograph of Gysin as a small child and black titles. This copy has light edge and corner wear but with some age-toning on edges, particularly on rear wrap. Rear wrap also has a couple of small stains. Book is still square and secuely bound. My French is pretty bad so I'm not sure of exactly what this is -- whether it is about Brion Gysin or by him. It is signed by Lawrence Ferlinghetti on the ffep; I'm not sure why. Many photographs of Gysin from childhood on. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Unpaginated pages; Signed by Associated View more info

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Vision

By: Hadley, Drummond

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Canton, The Institute of Further Studies: 1972

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13271

Condition: Very Good+


Stapled tan wraps with black titles.. Yapp edges with very light wear. ; A Curriculum of the Soul, 21; Cover ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Unpaginated pages; Drummond Hadley was a Beat Generation poet who left the world of Ginsburg and Ferlinghetti to establish a ranch in the Southwest near the Arizona, New Mexico and Mexico borders. He still lives there today. View more info

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Visions of Poesy: An Anthology of 20th Century Anarchit Verse

By: Harper, Clifford, Dennis Gould and Jeff Cloves

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Freedom Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16160

ISBN: 0900384751

Condition: Near Fine


Very light, general shelf wear. Square and securely bound. Comes with an annoucement of Publication flyer for the book laid in. Signed by contributor Lawrence Ferlinghetti on the half-title. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 301 pages; Signed by Associated View more info