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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

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Steam Punk Magazine #5

By: Hawksmoor, C. Allegra (ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Strangers in A Tangled Wilderness: 2008

Seller ID: 10594

Condition: Near Fine


Beige and green toned wraps with very light wear and aging. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 68 pages; E-Magazine with print issues as well. This issue came out in 2008, I think. SteamPunk is a kind o miniculture. It can be looked up on Wikipedia. View more info

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Sensation

By: Hollo, Anselm

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Canton, The Institute of Further Studies: 1972

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13272

Condition: Very Good


Stapled yellow wraps with black titles and illustrations. Yapp edges some light wear and indentations. Thee are also three pinpoint black spatters or stains. See scan. ; A Curriculum of the Soul, 27; Cover ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Unpaginated pages; Anselm Hollo was a Finnish poet who moved to the US in 1967 and lived here until his death in 2013. He was associated with the Beat Generation. View more info

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The Condor and the Cows

By: Isherwood, Christopher

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1949

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 7867

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Book has general wear with light bumping on corners. Dustjacket has edge and corner wear with some chipping. Book is square and securely bound. There is a very light, very small stain from a price sticker on the ffep. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 217 pages; Isherwood book about travel in South America. Stated first printing. Gore Vidal called Isherwood one of America's greatest stylists. His m emoirs were the souce for Cabaret. View more info

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The Outlaw Bible of American Essays

By: Kaufman, Alan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Thunder's Mountain Press: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 10560

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Book has some shelf wear and minor blemishes. Spine is neither cracked nor creased. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 343 pages; Collection of out-of-the-mainstream American writing. View more info

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The Outlaw Bible of American Literature

By: Kaufman, Alan, Neil Ortenberg and Barney Russet

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Thunder's Mountain Press: 2004

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 10559

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Book has only light shelf wear. Spine has no cracks or creases. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 662 pages; Collection of out-of-the-mainstream American writing. View more info

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A Play and Two Poems

By: Kelly, Robert, Ron Loewinsohn and Diane Wakoskl

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Black Sparrow Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 7740

Condition: Near Fine


Book has only light shelf wear. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; The Well Wherein A Deer's Head Bleeds. A Play for Winter Solstice by Robert Kelly. "These Worlds Have Always Moved in Harmony" by Ron Loewinsohn. Talking From Christmas Country by Diane Wakoski. [issued as "A Christmas Greeting from the Black Sparrow Press"; total edition was 400 copies]. Unpaginated View more info

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Big Sur

By: Kerouac, Jack

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Strauss & Cudahy: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 15322

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Book has light bumping at corners and expected mild aging. Jacket has some light soiling along with an old, pink dampstain on the back -- see scan. Overall, a solid copy of this novel with a presentable dustjacket, with a problem. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 241 pages; This is the first paperback edition of Big Sur. The hardcover edition was published in 1962. Sold website 7.23.11 View more info

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Train Song

By: Kerouac, Jan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 16161

ISBN: 0805005900

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Book appears to be about pristine; jacket shows very minor shelf wear. Very attractive copy. This copy came from the Bancroft Library at UC Berkeley. It has the library bookplate on the front pastedown but no other library indicators. Jan Kerouac is the daughter of Jack Kerouac. Train Song was her second novel. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 210 pages View more info

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The Arabs

By: Kissam, Edward

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Canton, The Institute of Further Studies: 1972

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13273


Stapled pale blue wraps with black titles and decorations. Yapp edges have light age-toning. There are also a couple of pinpoint black spatters or stains. See scan. VG to VG+. ; A Curriculum of the Soul, 13; Cover ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Unpaginated pages; Edward Kissam began writing poetry in the late 1960's. For many years he has worked on research projects involving education in disadvantaged countries. View more info

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Death Rattle

By: Kitchen Sink Enterprises

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Princeton, Kitchen Sink Press: 1985

Seller ID: 10461

Condition: Near Fine


Book has only a hint of wear. Appears unread. ; Cartoon; Vol. 2; Color Cartoons; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Three graphic/cartoon stories accentuating violence. "God's Bosom" by Jack Jaxon, "Here He Is the Artist Himself" by Rand Holmes, and "Quagmire of Occult Stories" by Will Eisner. This is second issue of the restart of this comic. View more info

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the unspeakable visions of the individual

By: Knight, Arthur and Kit (eds.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: California, Arthur & Kit Knight: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16169

ISBN: 0934660034

Condition: Fine


This copy is as new and unread. This was the 10th Anniversary issue of this book-like magazine devoted to the Beat Generation. Among the authors in this issue are: Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso, Philip Whalen and a number of others. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 173 pages View more info

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the unspeakable visions of the individual

By: Knight, Arthur and Kit (eds.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: California, Arthur & Kit Knight: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16170

ISBN: 0934660034

Condition: Fine


This copy is as new and unread except for one small scuff in the lower left corner of the cover photo of Allen Ginsberg. This was the 10th Anniversary issue of this book-like magazine devoted to the Beat Generation. Among the authors in this issue are: Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso, Philip Whalen and a number of others. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 173 pages View more info

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The Beat Journey

By: Knight, Arthur and Kit (eds.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: California, Arthur & Kit Knight: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16171

ISBN: 0934660034

Condition: Near Fine


This copy is as new and unread except for very tiny bits of edge wear. This is Violume 8 of this book-like magazine, the unspeakable visions of the individual, devoted to the Beat Generation. Among the authors in this issue are: William S. Burroughs, Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso, Philip Whalen and a number of others. ; Vol. 8, The Unspeakable Visions of the Individual; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 173 pages View more info

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Beat Angels

By: Knight, Arthur and Kit (eds.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: California, Arthur & Kit Knight: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16172

ISBN: 0934660034

Condition: Near Fine


This copy is as new and unread except for very minor shelf wear and a small roud scuff on the rear wrap. This is Violume 12 of this book-like magazine, the unspeakable visions of the individual, devoted to the Beat Generation. Among the authors in this issue are: William S. Burroughs, Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso, Harold Norse and a number of others. ; Vol. 12, The Unspeakable Visions of the Individual; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 179 pages View more info

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The Beat Diary

By: Knight, Arthur and Kit (eds.)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: California, Arthur & Kit Knight: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16188

Condition: Very Good+


This copy shows light shelfe wear and aging. This is Violume 5 of this book-like magazine, the unspeakable visions of the individual, devoted to the Beat Generation. Among the authors in this issue are: William S. Burroughs, Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso, Diane Diprima and a number of others. ; Vol. 5, The Unspeakable Visions of the Individual; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 176 pages View more info

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Entretiens 34: Beat Generation

By: Le Pellec, Yves (ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Rodez, Editions Subervie: 1975

Edition: French 1st Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16192

Condition: Very Good


This French anthology of Beat Generation writing has some light edge, corner and surface wear along with light aging. The book is still square and the binding secure. The spine is neither cracked nor creased. Overall VG. In Franch. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 288 pages View more info

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Exo-Psychology. A Manual On the Use of The Human Nervous System According to the Instructions of The Manufacturers

By: Leary, Timothy

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Culver City, Starseed/Peace Press: 1977

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 16193

ISBN: 0915238160

Condition: Very Good


This copy has some wear and mild scuffing along edges and bumps at the corners. Lightly aged. Still square and securely bound with an uncreased and uncracked spine. I attended a lecture by Leary in 1968. I assume he was on LSD when he wrote this book; it's a trip. ; Charts; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 134 pages View more info

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The Holy Barbarians

By: Lipton, Lawrence

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York City, Julian Messner, Inc.: 1959

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 7710

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Book has only light wear and some aging on the foredges. Square and securely bound. Jacket has some edge and corner wear, especially at top and bottom of spine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 318 pages; First major work on the Beats of the 1950's. View more info

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Dance

By: MacAdams, Lewis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Canton, The Institute of Further Studies: 1972

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13277

Condition: Very Good+


Stapled pink wraps with black titles and illustration. Yapp edges have some age-toning on spine and very light wear. ; A Curriculum of the Soul, 16; Cover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 28 pages; Lewis Macadams is a poet and writer, probably best-known for his book, Birth of the Cool. View more info

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A Burroughs Compendium: Calling the Toads

By: Mahoney, Denis, Richard L. Martin and Ron Whitehead (eds.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Watch Hill, Ring Tarigh: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 16158

ISBN: 0965982602

Condition: Near Fine


B&W pictorial wraps with photograph of aged Burroughs walking away from the camera and maroon titles. Very light corner bumps. This is a collection essays, reminiscences and photographs by various authors, artists and friends of William Burroughs, published near the time of his death. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 107 pages View more info

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Gerard Malanga: Resistance to Memory

By: Malanga, Gerard

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Santa Fe, Arena Editions: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 16189

ISBN: 0965728064

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Book and jacket have only very light shelf wear. This is a collection of photographs by Gerard Malanga of his friends and acquaintances, mainly of the Beat generation. There is an introductory poem by Thurston Moore and a 10 page text by Ben Maddow. The photographs evoke an era that is quickly becoming ancient history. ; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 10 +70 B&W Plates pages View more info

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On Organism

By: McClure, Michael

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Canton, The Institute of Further Studies: 1974

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13278

Condition: Very Good+


Side-stapled tan wraps with black titles and illustration. Yapp edges with some light wear at corners and a tiny tear on top edge. ; A Curriculum of the Soul, 24; Cover Art; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 14 pages; Text in this volume is printed on 8X10 sheets that are stapled In horizontally and then folded in half. McClure is the well-known Beat poet, writer and professor. He Read at the San Francisco Six Gallery reading in 1955 and appears in Kerouac's Big Sur as Pat McLear. View more info

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Lines Drawn in the Sand, The Life and Writings of Allen Ginsberg : An Exibition

By: McNamara, Charles B. (curator)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, The University of North Carolina: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16163

Condition: Fine


Stapled pictorial wraps with image of Allen Ginsberg and B&W titles. This catalogue for the exhibition at UNC Chapel Hill is as new. This is an excellent catalog with an informative text and many illustrations. ; Sepia-Tinted Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 27 pages View more info

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Punk Magazine The Legend of Nick Detroit

By: McNeil, Leggs (writer, director)

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Punk Publications: 1976

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14358

Condition: Very Good-


Tabloid, newsprint magazine with edge and corner wear along with some parting on folds. This magazine, Punk Magazoon, was folded in half for mailing but opens and is read as a tabloid. This issue features the photographic story of Nick Detroit, called a "Movie starring Richard Hell." The characters in the story are portrayed by New York punk rockers of the 19to's including David Byrne, Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz of the Talking Heads along with various members of Blondie, Marble, The Mumps, and Tuff Darts. Overall, this is a fascinating picture of the mid-1970's in nice condition co... View more info