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Alchemy

By: Tirrell, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Canton, The Institute of Further Studies: 1972

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13269

Condition: Very Good+


Stapled yellow wraps with black titles. Yapp edges with some light wear and aging. Frontispiece by Tirrell. ; A Curriculum of the Soul, 19; Cover ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Unpaginated pages View more info

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Italian Greetings: Allen Ginsberg in Italia (1990-1996)

By: Toccaceli, Enzo Eric (photographer)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Florence (Firenze), City Lights Italia (Luci della citta): 1997

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16175

Condition: Near Fine


This is a small folder containing 13 B&W, photographic postcards by Italian photographer, Enzo Eric Toccaceli. These appear to have been published in conjunction with a large showing of Toccaceli's photographs of Ginsberg in Italy. The folder has a poem on the back, Allen Ginsberg muore, by Lawrence Ferlinghett. Ferlinghetti has signed inside the front panel of the folder with the date "6/97" and "Roma." The folder has a bump on the bottom right corner. Otherwise it and the postcards are in Fine condition. Please see scans. ; B&W Photographs on Postcards; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 13 pages; Signed b... View more info

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Italian Greetings: Allen Ginsberg in Italia (1990-1996)

By: Toccaceli, Enzo Eric (photographer)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Florence (Firenze), City Lights Italia (Luci della citta): 1997

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16176

Condition: Near Fine


This is a small folder containing 13 B&W, photographic postcards by Italian photographer, Enzo Eric Toccaceli. These appear to have been published in conjunction with a large showing of Toccaceli's photographs of Ginsberg in Italy. The folder has a poem on the back, Allen Ginsberg muore, by Lawrence Ferlinghett. Ferlinghetti has signed beside his name on the back and written the date, "7/97." There are a couple of light ink smudges in the signature. The folder has a bit of light surface and corner wear. Otherwise it and the postcards are in Fine condition. Please see scans. ; B&W Photographs o... View more info

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Angelheaded Hipster: A Life of Jack Kerouac

By: Turner, Steve

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury Publishing Plc.: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16181

ISBN: 0747524807

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Book is as new and unread. Jacket shows no wear. This is an interesting and copiously illustrated biography of Jack Kerouac. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 224 pages View more info

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The Beats Go On Beats and Blues Survivors, American Literature and Music of the 1950's and 1960"s

By: Various

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berlin, Amerika Haus: 1985

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 16252

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


The manuscript is typescript, with a glued spine edge that is partly separated, in a black cardstock portfolion that shows some wear to the corners and edges. It contains information from an exhibiton and seminar held in February and March 1985 at the Amerika Haus in Berlin,. The text is partly in German and partly in English, with B&W photos. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 71 pages View more info

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The Romance Thing

By: Waldman, Ann

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Flint, Bamberger Books: 1987

Edition: First Trade Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16162

ISBN: 0917453115

Condition: Near Fine


Book appears as new and unread. This book deals with Waldman's travels, but it is more than a travel book. ; Cover Art; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 72 pages View more info

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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

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Woman

By: Wieners, Johm

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Canton, The Institute of Further Studies: 1972

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13266

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pale blue wraps with black titles. Yapp edges with some light wear. Toning on spine and more lightly on edges, Toning does not show clearly in scan. Square and securely bound. ; A Curriculum of the Soul, 3; Cover ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Unpaginated pages; John Wieners was a beat generation poet. He was influenced by Charles Olson, who had the original idea for this series of short works or fascicles. View more info

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Perspective

By: Zimmerman, Daniel

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Canton, The Institute of Further Studies: 1974

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13268

Condition: Near Fine


Stapled yellow-orange wraps with black titles and illustration. Yapp edges with some light wear at corners. ; A Curriculum of the Soul, 20; Cover Art; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Unpaginated pages; Daniel Zimmerman is a widely-published poet and writer. He teaches at Middlesex County College in Edison, New Jersey and has been associated with "Visionary Poetry." View more info