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Beat Scene, No. 70

Coventry, England: The Beat Scene Press, Spring 2013. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. The spring 2013 issue of the large magazine-format literary journal edited & published by Kevin Ring in the UK, as always devoted to the Beat Generation. With many great articles, reviews & images, including "Pilgrimage to the Promised Land" by Gregory Stephenson, about Kerouac's brief visit to Cheyenne, Wyoming that was memorialized in On The Road; a lengthy... Item #1835

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Beat Scene, No. 70
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Beat Scene, No. 71

Coventry, England: The Beat Scene Press, Autumn 2013. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. The Autumn 2013 issue of the large magazine-format literary journal edited & published by Kevin Ring in the UK, as always devoted cover-to-cover to the Beat Generation. This issue features a very special bonus: A DVD of a filmed interview with writer Iain Sinclair, author of the recently published American Smoke, where he recounts his travels in the... Item #1836

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Beat Scene, No. 71
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The Beats

Greenwich, CT: Fawcett Publications, Inc. 1960. First Printing. Softcover. Signed & dated by Allen Ginsberg; signed by Gary Snyder. "Here is the Beat world, the world that has aroused the critics to shocked outrage and loud praise. Here is the jazz, the junk, the jargon- and, above all, the anger."(from back cover) A first printing (March 1960) of the important early anthology of Beat Generation writers, edited by Seymour Krim... Item #1802

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The Beats
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The Tokyo-Montana Express

New York, NY: Targ Editions, 1979. Limited First Edition. Hardcover. One of 350 copies signed by Richard Brautigan. A late work by counterculture-cult author Richard Brautigan (1935-1984), direct successor/progeny of the Beat Generation & subject of an extensive recent biography by William Hjortsberg. As stated by the author, "this small collection of short stories was written in Tokyo and Montana between 1977 and 1978. The stories are positioned so as... Item #1806

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The Tokyo-Montana Express
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The Tokyo-Montana Express

New York, NY: Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence, 1980. First Printing. Hardcover. Signed with citation by Richard Brautigan. This is the first trade edition, first printing, of the later work by the noted post-Beat author Richard Brautigan, published shorty after & greatly expanded from the limited Targ edition (item# 1806). Many short diaristic-impressionistic dispatches between the two disparate locations. A unique work from a unique writer, passed into cult legend & recently... Item #1807

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The Tokyo-Montana Express
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Charles Bukowski and John Martin...The Red Vulture Men

Coventry, England: The Beat Scene Press, 2014. Limited First Edition. Stapled Wrappers. No. 43 in the Beat Scene Press chapbook series, published & here authored by Kevin Ring. An essay about Charles Bukowski & John Martin, whose Black Sparrow Press published (& continues to publish) many of Bukowski's works. There is succinct, informative biographical material on the author & his long-time editor & publisher, with emphasis on & extensive quotes... Item #1832

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Charles Bukowski and John Martin...The Red Vulture Men
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Big Table 1

Chicago, IL: Big Table, Inc. Spring 1959. First Printing. Softcover. A famous & essential collector's item, this is "the complete contents of the suppressed winter 1959 Chicago Review" as noted on the front cover. As editor Irving Rosenthal explains in his introductory editorial, the authorities of University of Chicago Press would not allow contributions by William S. Burroughs or Jack Kerouac in the Chicago Review, due to their then-very controversial... Item #1803

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Big Table 1
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Kulchur

New York, NY: Totem Press (distributor), Spring 1960. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. The first issue of the literary journal, edited by Marc D. Schleifer. Features a rare, early & important contribution by William S. burroughs, The Conspiracy. As noted by the editor, ""The Conspiracy" is a section from the original manuscript of Naked Lunch. It was not available and does not appear in the otherwise complete edition of Naked Lunch... Item #1805

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Kulchur
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The Yage Letters

San Francisco, CA: City Lights Books, 1966 (1963). Third Printing. Softcover. First published in 1963, this is as stated, the third printing issued in November 1966 of the classic work, written between William S. Burroughs & Allen Ginsberg. Most of the text was written by WSB in 1953 while he was in search of the hallucinogenic yage, & a native shaman to administer it, in the South American Amazon jungles... Item #1833

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The Yage Letters
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TIME

Sussex, England: Urgency Press Ripoff Edition, 1972. First Edition Thus. Stapled sheets. TIME, by William S. Burroughs, with drawings by Brion Gysin, was originally published by Ted Berrigan's C Press in 1965. This is the Urgency Press Rip-Off Edition, one of 495 copies printed on a mimeograph duplicator for distribution at the Bickershaw Festival in the UK. A doubly underground version of an iconic example of WSB's efforts to subvert... Item #1050

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TIME
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Unmuzzled Ox: Vol. 1, #22

New York, NY: Unmuzzled Ox, February 1972. First Edition. Stapled Wrappers. This issue of the literary journal edited by Michael Andre features a short, complimentary piece about Claude Pelieu by William S. Burroughs dated January 23, 1968; "This piece was intended as an introduction to one of Claude Pelieu's books and was sent to him when he was living in San Francisco. The letter never arrived. How this statement reached... Item #1617

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Unmuzzled Ox: Vol. 1, #22
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AQ 14: Cut Up

Frankfurt, Germany: 1973. First Edition. Stapled Wrappers. AQ 14 is an anthology of the cut-up; the experimental method developed by William S. Burroughs, Brion Gysin, Harold Norse and others. Includes three pieces by WSB, a composition of his own (translated into German) & two cut- ups of works by Pound & Rimbaud. Also includes contributions by Mary Beach, Claude Pelieu, Jeff Nuttall, Harold Norse, Charles Plymell and others. Carl Weissner... Item #1052

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AQ 14: Cut Up
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Snack...

London, England: Aloes Books, 1975. First Edition. Chapbook in Stapled Wrappers. Transcripts of a 1964 radio broadcast by Eric Mottram, early William S. Burroughs critical biographer (William Burroughs: The Algebra of Need, 1977) responding to the ban of WSB's works in Britain at the time; & a 1973 conversation between Mottram & WSB. A great rarity full of insight by & about WSB, in very fine condition with only very... Item #1429

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Snack...
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Spin Magazine, Vol. 5, No. 11

New York, NY: Bob Guccione, Jr. February 1990. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. A 1990 vintage print issue of the music & pop-cultural magazine, edited & published by the son of the late founder of Penthouse. This number features an opinion column by William S. Burroughs, titled "Antihero." In quintessential fashion, WSB exhorts the reader to "...mind his own business and let others do the same..." amidst then-current anti-drug "just say... Item #1837

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Spin Magazine, Vol. 5, No. 11
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A William S. Burroughs Birthday Book

Brighton, England: Temple Press Limited, 1994. First Edition. Stapled wrappers. An anthology published on the occasion of William S. Burroughs' 80th birthday, edited by Paul Cecil & with contributions by Simon Strong (William Burroughs: a biological mistake), Genesis P-Orridge, a graphic story by Caspar Williams & more. An extremely rare & interesting WSB item. In very fine condition, with only very slight wear & small crease at upper left corner... Item #1436

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A William S. Burroughs Birthday Book
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Art in America, Vol. 84, No. 11

New York, NY: Brant Art Publications Incorporated, November 1996. First Printing. Perfect-Bound in Wrappers. This number of the venerable American art journal features an article by David Joselit entitled "Burroughs's Virology," concerning the exhibit of William S. Burroughs' artworks, scrapbooks, etc. occuring at that time (late 1996) at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art: "Ports of Entry: William S. Burroughs and the Arts." An annotated, most erudite art-historical essay... Item #1838

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Art in America, Vol. 84, No. 11
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WS Burroughs vs formule-mort

Paris, France: Jean Michel Place, 2007. First Printing. Hardcover. A book of writings about the life & works of William S. Burroughs by F.J. Ossang, a French intellectual polymath- filmmaker, prose & poetry author, singer, etc. An introductory essay followed by various excerpts from WSB's works. Interspersed with many photographs, including lesser-known, rarely or otherwise reproduced images of a middle-aged & older WSB alone, in company, perusing & autographing books... Item #1839

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WS Burroughs vs formule-mort
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Transit, No. 22

Coventry, England: The Beat Scene Press, Autumn 2009. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. This number of "A little magazine of the Beat Generation" edited & published by Kevin Ring in the UK, features a travelogue-essay by James (Jed) Birmingham on the Naked Lunch@50 Conference held in Paris in 2009 to mark the fiftieth anniversary of William S. Burroughs' masterpiece. As with all his writings on his Reality Studio website, this is... Item #1840

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Transit, No. 22
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The Lost Art of Ah Pook Is Here

Seattle, WA: Fantagraphics Books, Inc. 2012. First Printing. Hardcover. "This is the definitive collection of the images from the great graphic novel that never was- Ah Pook Is Here by literary icon William S. Burroughs and Emmy Award-winning artist Malcolm Mc Neill./Burroughs and Mc Neill toiled on their daring new concept for a "word/image novel" throughout the 1970s and Mc Neill produced a cornucopia of paintings and other images for... Item #1841

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The Lost Art of Ah Pook Is Here
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Observed While Falling: Bill Burroughs, Ah Pook, and Me

Seattle, WA: Fantagraphics Books, Inc. 2012. First Printing. Hardcover. "The saga of how (William S. Burroughs and Malcolm Mc Neill) began working together, how they embarked upon a quixotic quest to create a "word/image novel" the likes of which the world had never seen...their struggle to bring it to the public ultimately collapsed in dashed hopes and broken dreams is the stuff of legend...(a) complimentary volume to The Lost Art... Item #1842

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Observed While Falling: Bill Burroughs, Ah Pook, and Me
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The Stray Bullet: William S. Burroughs in Mexico

Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 2013. First USA Edition. Hardcover. The English translation by Daniel C. Schecter of Jorge Garcia-Robles' study, first published in Spanish 1n 1995. William S. Burroughs' sojourn in Mexico City during 1949-52 was an important phase in his life & Beat mythology, especially the notorious incident of September 6, 1951- where WSB accidentally shot & killed his wife, Joan Vollmer Burroughs. The author, a Mexico... Item #1843

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The Stray Bullet: William S. Burroughs in Mexico
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Burroughs Bulletin: Graham Masterton Interviewed by Matthew Levi Stevens for WhollyBooks

n/p: WhollyBooks, 2013. Limited First Edition. Stapled Wrappers. One of only twenty-three copies, hand-numbered & signed by interviewer Matthew Levi Stevens. A fascinating, informative interview of Graham Masterton, who was an editor at Mayfair magazine in London during the 1960s when he met & became friends with William S. Burroughs. WSB eventually wrote a regular column, "The Burroughs Academy," for the magazine. A wonderful, most scarce production, one of only... Item #1846

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Burroughs Bulletin: Graham Masterton Interviewed by Matthew Levi Stevens for WhollyBooks
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William S. Burroughs: Our Spiritual Destiny Is In Space...an Interview

Coventry, England: The Beat Scene Press, 2013. Limited First Edition. Stapled Wrappers. Number 40 in the Beat Scene Press Pocket Book Series published by Kevin Ring in the UK, this is the transcript of an interview with William S. Burroughs conducted by William Weiss in Cleveland on April 12, 1984. The main topic of discussion is the then-recently published WSB novel, The Place of Dead Roads (the second work of... Item #1844

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William S. Burroughs: Our Spiritual Destiny Is In Space...an Interview
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Beat Scene, No. 71a

Coventry, England: The Beat Scene Press, Winter 2014. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. This Winter 2014 issue of the large-magazine format literary journal, published by Kevin Ring in the UK, is dedicated to William S. Burroughs on the occasion of his centenary. From cover to cover, it is a celebration of WSB by one of the foremost independent publishers devoted to the Beat Generation. Among the articles in this very special... Item #1847

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Beat Scene, No. 71a
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Neal's Ashes

Coventry, England: The Beat Scene Press, 2014. Limited First Edition. Stapled Wrappers. Number 44 in the Beat Scene Press Pocket Book Series published by Kevin Ring in the UK, this is a separate printing of an article first published in Rolling Stone magazine in its October 12, 1972 issue. Author Gina Berriault visited Neal Cassady's widow, Carolyn, some four years after his legendary-mysterious death in Mexico. This essay resulting from... Item #1848

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Neal's Ashes


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