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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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Marginalia

By: Lovecraft, H. P.

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Sauk City Wisconsin, Arkham House: 1944

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 7919

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


The book has light corner bumps and edge wear, two small and very light images of tape remnants on front and rear top, almost not noticeable. Former owner's bookplate on ffep. Square and securely bound with no tears or parting. Jacket has light edge and corner wear with some small chips. Overall this is a solid and attractive copy. ; B&W Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 377 pages; Posthumously published volume of shorter works of Lovecraft, collected by August ... 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... View more info

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Six (6)

By: Meltzer, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Black Sparrow: 1976

Edition: First Paperback Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16150

ISBN: 0876852703


Some light curling or creasing on two front corners. A bit of light staining on bottom edge. Book is square and binding secure. It feels unread. VG to VG+. Nice softcover copy of this volume by Beat poet David Meltzer. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 139 pages View more info

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Luna

By: Meltzer, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Black Sparrow: 1970

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition, Limited; First Printing

Seller ID: 16151

Condition: Very Good


Black, pictorial wraps with somewhat surreal B&W images of the moon and blurred men. This copy has some edge and corner wear along with a small scrape upper left, perhaps from an old price sticker. This is the first paperback edition, limited to 1000 copie; there was a signed and limited hardcover edition, printed at the same time. Laid in is an odd, phallic bookmark and a flyer for the publication of this book. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 76 pages View more info

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The Name: Selected Poetry 1973 1983

By: Meltzer, David

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Black Sparrow: 1984

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition, Limited; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16152

ISBN: 0876854919

Condition: Near Fine


Book has only very light shelf wear. This is the first softcover edition, though 200 of these were signed and numbered by Meltzer while 26 otheres were specially hardbound and included a drawing by the author. This copy is not one of the signed and numbered ones but it is signed on the ffep by Meltzer (David) and inscribed to Aya -- Aya Tarlow -- another Beat writer, artist and friend of Meltzer's. Nice association. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 174 pages; Signed by Author View more info