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Broadside: Folk Counterculture, No. 161, April 1985

New York, NY: Broadside, Ltd. 1985. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. This late number of the venerable NYC folk music magazine (which in the 1960s pioneered the style of "zine" publications that would flourish at the time of this issue) features an early article by Ira Silverberg about the then-current whereabouts & status of original members of the Beat Generation, including William S. Burroughs, Gregory Corso, Robert Creeley, Diane Di Prima... Item #2016

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Broadside: Folk Counterculture, No. 161, April 1985
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A California Beat Literary Timeline- The 1950s

Coventry, England: The Beat Scene Press, 2014. Limited First Edition. Stapled Wrappers. Number 47 in the Beat Scene Press series of chapbooks published by Kevin Ring in the UK, this is a year-by-year timeline from 1950-1959 of Beat literary milestones in California, by broadcaster-poet-writer Jack Foley. This is a separate printing of what was originally part of a much larger two-volume work. All the figures & events of this key... Item #2013

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A California Beat Literary Timeline- The 1950s
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Beat Scene No. 75, Winter 2014

Coventry, England: The Beat Scene Press, 2014. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. This number of the magazine-format literary journal published & edited by Kevin Ring in the UK features an article on the greatest bombshell of recent Beat history, the uncovering of Neal Cassady's legendary "Joan Anderson letter" to Jack Kerouac, by Jerry Cimino, the director of the Beat Museum in San Francisco. Also a lengthy memoir by the recently deceased... Item #2010

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Beat Scene No. 75, Winter 2014
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The Doppler Effect

Emeryville, CA: Effie's Press, 1979. Limited First Edition. Softcover. A short volume with four sections of experimental prose by Carol Berge (1928-2006), a significant figure in the literary ferment of Lower East Side NYC from the 1960s onward. Berge was a contemporary & associate of Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso & others. A softcover original, one of 700 hand sewn-bound copies. A collectible Berge rarity, in very fine condition with only... Item #1984

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The Doppler Effect
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Secrets, Gossip & Slander

New York, NY: I. Reed Books, 1984. First Edition. Softcover. The novel by Carol Berge (1928-2006) which, with its mixture of fact & fiction, caused a scandal in the insular literary-academic community. Upon its publication, Berge was thereafter ostracized, & she struggled to write & publish for the remainder of her life. Prior to the appearance of this work, Berge had been a significant part of the literary renaissance in... Item #1985

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Secrets, Gossip & Slander
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Bombay Gin No. 6, Summer 1978-Spring 1979; with: Typed Letter from Editor including hand-written note

Boulder, CO: Bombay Gin Editions, 1979. First Printing. Stapled Sheets; Single Sheet. Includes typed letter from editor with hand-written note from Naropa University faculty member & poet Andrew Schelling. This number of the first series of the literary journal published at the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at the Naropa Institute (now Naropa University) is especially abundant in contributions from many primary members of the Beat Generation & others... Item #1987

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Bombay Gin No. 6, Summer 1978-Spring 1979; with: Typed Letter from Editor including hand-written note
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Bombay Gin No. 7, Summer-Fall 1979

Boulder, CO: Bombay Gin Editions, 1980. First Printing. Stapled Sheets. This number of the first series of the literary journal published at the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at The Naropa Institute (now Naropa University) begins with a poem co-written in 1958 by Jack Kerouac, Gregory Corso & Allen Ginsberg entitled "Nixon," with very wacky Beat riffs on the then-U.S. Vice President. Below is a hilarious 1979 explanatory note... Item #1988

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Bombay Gin No. 7, Summer-Fall 1979
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Bombay Gin, New Series Vol. 1, No. 2, Winter 1987

Boulder, CO: The Naropa Institute, 1987. First Printing. Softcover. This number of the literary journal published at the fabled Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at The Naropa Institute (now Naropa University) features "Kerouac's Cat," a series of Haiku co-written by Kerouac & Stanley Twardowicz first published in an earlier literary anthology. Also a poem by Allen Ginsberg, "Fifth Internationale," written the previous year (1986) for the Institute & originally... Item #1990

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Bombay Gin, New Series Vol. 1, No. 2, Winter 1987
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Bombay Gin, New Series Vol. 1, No. 3, Summer 1988

Boulder, CO: The Naropa Institute, 1988. First Printing. Softcover. This number of the literary journal published at the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at the Naropa Institute (now Naropa University) features excerpts from a lecture delivered by William S. Burroughs at the Institute in July 1987, with insights on a variety of Burroughsian topics. Also the transcript of a conversation on Jack Kerouac between Allen Ginsberg & noted entertainer/host... Item #1991

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Bombay Gin, New Series Vol. 1, No. 3, Summer 1988
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Bombay Gin, Summer 1990

Boulder, CO: The Naropa Institute, 1990. First Printing. Softcover. This Summer 1990 issue (no longer referred to with Vol. or No.) of the literary journal published at The Naropa Institute features two hilariously scurrilous pieces by Charles Bukowski, "Dildo Man" in prose & "Sex Sister" in prose-poetry. Also excerpts from a slide lecture delivered by artist David Hockney at the Institute on July 22, 1989 including an illustration ("If the... Item #1992

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Bombay Gin, Summer 1990
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Boundary 2: A Journal of Postmodern Literature, Vol. XI, No. 1-2, Fall/Winter 1982/83

Binghampton, NY: State University of New York, 1982. First Printing. Softcover. This double number of the postmodern literary journal published by the State University of New York (SUNY) is devoted to a symposium entitled "Engagements: Postmodernism, Marxism, Politics." Of particular interest is an article by Andrew Parker on poet Ezra Pound's notorious anti-semitism; as well as a portfolio of very disturbing paintings by the artist Leon Gollub, whose work is... Item #1993

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Boundary 2: A Journal of Postmodern Literature, Vol. XI, No. 1-2, Fall/Winter 1982/83
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Brakhage Scrapbook: Collected Writings

New Paltz, NY: Documentext, 1982. First Softcover Edition. Softcover. A compilation of writings by the great experimental filmmaker Stan Brakhage (1933-2003), who associated with Beat-era poets Robert Duncan & Kenneth Rexroth, & collaborated in film with avant-garde composer John Cage & artist Joseph Cornell. Includes a glossy section of reproductions of stills from Brakhage's films, including color reproductions of all 190 frames of his film "Eye Myth" on the front... Item #1994

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Brakhage Scrapbook: Collected Writings
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Poems of Madness

New York, NY: Paper Book Gallery, 1965. First Edition. Stapled Wrappers. The rare first edition of one of the earliest collections of poems by Ray Bremser (1934-1998), the hard-living Beat author who was a close colleague of Allen Ginsberg & other primary figures of the Beat Generation. With an introduction by Ginsberg. Among the most scarce & important Bremser collectibles, in very fine condition with only minor sunning & browning... Item #1995

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Poems of Madness
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Black is Black Blues

Buffalo, NY: Interpid Press, 1971. First Edition. Stapled Wrappers. Signed by Author One long, jazz-inflected poem by the Beat poet Ray Bremser (1934-1998). Issued as Number Four in the Beau Fleuve Series by the Intrepid Press, published & edited by Allen De Loach, whose legendary series of Intrepid & other journals feature the works of William S. Burroughs & many other iconic Beat figures. One of 100 numbered copies boldly... Item #1032

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Black is Black Blues
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Black is Black Blues

Buffalo, NY: Intrepid Press, 1971. First Edition. Stapled Wrappers. Signed by Ray Bremser to Kevin Guldy & relations. One long, jazz-inflected poem by Beat poet Ray Bremser (1934-1998). Issued as Number Four in the Beau Fleuve Series by the Intrepid Press, published & edited by Allen De Loach, whose legendary series of Intrepid & other journals feature the works of William S. Burroughs & many other iconic Beat figures. One... Item #1997

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Black is Black Blues
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Blowing Mouth/The Jazz Poems 1958-1970

Cherry Valley, NY: Cherry Valley Editions, 1978. First Edition. Softcover. A collection of poems influenced by the beat of jazz (which of course influenced the prose & poetry of many Beat icons, notably Jack Kerouac) by Ray Bremser, who really lived a quintessentially Beat life & was a close associate of Allen Ginsberg & others. As noted in Bremser's short, eccentrically spelled introduction, some of the poems appeared previously in... Item #1996

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Blowing Mouth/The Jazz Poems 1958-1970
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Poems of Madness & Angel

Sudbury, MA: Water Row Press, 1986. First Edition Thus. Softcover. "Recognized by Bob Dylan as the 'true Beat poet', Bremser gives us the best Jazz/beat poetry."(from back cover)The re-publication in one volume by Jeffrey Weinberg's Water Row Press of two major collections by Ray Bremser (1934-1998) originally issued in 1965 (Poems of Madness) & 1967 (Angel). Includes Allen Ginsberg's original introduction to Poems of Madness, an early collection of Bremser's... Item #1998

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Poems of Madness & Angel
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A History of the Afghan

Detroit, MI: The Red Hanrahan Press, 1975. First Softcover Edition. Softcover. Signed & dated by Donna Brook. The first book of poetry by Donna Brook, who was born in Buffalo, NY, moved to Detroit as a teenager & attended the University of Michigan, & now lives in Brooklyn, NY with her husband, the poet Robert Hershon. One of 750 softcover copies, stated first edition/first printing. An additional 100 hardcover copies... Item #2017

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A History of the Afghan
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Free Thought Volume II, Issue II

R. Crumb et. al. Encinitas, CA: FreeThought Publications, 2000. First edition. Loose folded sheets. A William S. Burroughs retrospective issue of this literary journal, featuring contributions from James Grauerholz, Charles and Pamela Plymell, Anne Waldman, Jeffery Weinberg, & yours truly, Arthur S. Nusbaum. My article, "Back at the Pond", is featured in our NewsBeat department. Among the many reproduced artworks is an illustration of WSB by R. Crumb. Folded into... Item #1411

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Free Thought Volume II, Issue II
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The Magical Universe of William S. Burroughs

Oxford, England: Mandrake of Oxford, 2014. First Printing. Softcover. "Burroughs' writings often describe magical, mystical or occult ideas- Invocations of Elder Gods, descriptions of Sex-Magick rituals, references to amulets, charms, ghosts, omens and spells..."(from back cover) An intensive study on an important aspect of William S. Burroughs' work by the British writer Matthew Levi Stevens, in the vanguard of new WSB scholarship. As Oliver Harris, Stevens' countryman & a foremost... Item #2011

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The Magical Universe of William S. Burroughs
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Caliban is Calling the Tribes Together

Ann Arbor, MI: Caliban, 1986. First Printing. Single Sheet. Signed by eight contributors to the inaugural issue of Caliban Book A large (15"x24") broadside which, as stated at the bottom, "...was printed in an edition of 250 copies on the occasion of a party to celebrate the publication of the first issue of Caliban on Friday, January 23, 1986 at Shaman Drum Bookshop, Ann Arbor, Michigan. It has been signed... Item #1976

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Caliban is Calling the Tribes Together
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And again you will be gone

Kathmandu, Nepal: Starstream Editions, circa 1974-77. First Printing. Single Sheet. (Appx.) 10"x15&1/3" broadside with a poem by Ira Cohen (1935-2011), the legendary poet, publisher, photographer & filmmaker whose career & travels spanned the Beat era & beyond. We presume this to be among the Starstream Edition series of broadsides created between 1974-77 in Kathmandu, Nepal while Cohen lived & worked there among natives & literary expatriates. Printed on a local... Item #1982

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And again you will be gone
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Bombay Black

Kathmandu, Nepal: Starstream Editions, circa 1974-77. First Printing. Single Sheet. (Appx.) 13&1/2"x16" broadside with the title poem by Ira Cohen (1935-2011), the poet, publisher, photographer & filmmaker whose career & travels spanned the Beat era & beyond. Framing the text is an exquisite block-print drawing by Adrian Brooks. Presumed to be among the series of Starstream Editions, which were printed on a local paper on a handpress by local craftsmen... Item #1983

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Blue Oracle

Kathmandu, Nepal: Starstream Editions, 1975. First Printing. Single Sheet. Signed by Ira Cohen. A 10"x7&3/4" broadside, presumed to be among the Starstream Editions published by Ira Cohen (1935-2011) during his sojourn in Kathmandu, Nepal during the 1970s. Cohen was a noted poet, publisher, photographer & filmmaker whose career & collaborations spanned the Beat era & beyond. Among a series of broadsides printed on local paper on a handpress by Nepali... Item #1980

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Blue Oracle
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Spirit Catcher Bookshop Broadsheet: Notes, News July 1975

Kathmandu, Nepal: Spirit Catcher Bookshop, 1975. First Printing. Single Sheet. A 13"x17&3/4" broadside-newsletter published by the Spirit Catcher Bookshop, at the heart of the literary expatriate community in Kathmandu, Nepal during the 1970s. With poems by Ira Cohen, John Fungi, Jigme Limpa ("one of the great poets of Ancient Tibet" in translation), Carrie Linn, Angus MacLise & others. Also announcements of items & exhibits (including a show of Cohen's photographs)... Item #1981

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Spirit Catcher Bookshop Broadsheet: Notes, News July 1975


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