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Beat Scene No. 76

Warwickshire, England: The Beat Scene Press, 2015. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. Book This winter/early spring 2015 number of the magazine-format literary journal published by Kevin Ring in the UK (the most current as of this writing in April 2015) features a series of lengthy, informative late interviews with the recently deceased Beat-related poet & novelist James Koller (1936-2014) conducted by Peter Garland during 2013-2014. Also a review by Laurence Ring... Item #2153

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Beat Scene No. 76
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Havre des Saints (First French Edition of Port of Saints)

Paris, France: Flammarion, 1977. First Edition Thus. Softcover. This is the first translation from English into French of William S. Burroughs' well-regarded mid-career work, Port of Saints. Translated by Philip Mikriammos, & including an exclusive preface-interview with WSB conducted by Mikriammos & G.-G. Lemaire. Issued after the limited UK signed edition (1973) & preceding the first USA edition (1980). This copy is still sealed in publisher's shrinkwrap, though the seal... Item #2191

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Havre des Saints (First French Edition of Port of Saints)
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La Nouvelle Revue Francaise, No. 85, January 1960

Paris, France: NRF, 1960. First Printing. Softcover. This vintage number of the venerable French literary journal features a translation from English to French of William S. Burroughs' essay, "Deposition: Testimony concerning a Sickness" ("Temoignage a propos d'une maladie"). Published concurrently with the English version in the Evergreen Review, WSB wrote the essay "...to help prepare the way for eventual publication of Naked Lunch in the U.S.A." (Maynard & Miles, C12... Item #2189

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La Nouvelle Revue Francaise, No. 85, January 1960
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Le Festin Nu (First French Edition of Naked Lunch)

Paris, France: Editions Gallimard-NRF, 1964. First Edition Thus. Softcover. This is the first translation from English into French of William S. Burroughs' breakthrough work, Naked Lunch, among the primary works of the Beat Generation & of all twentieth century literature. Interestingly, originally published with English text in Paris by Maurice Girodias' Olympia Press in 1959 as "The Naked Lunch." As noted on the publisher's information page at the end of... Item #2188

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Le Festin Nu (First French Edition of Naked Lunch)
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Junkie (First French Edition)

Paris, France: Editions Pierre Belfond, 1972. First Edition Thus. Softcover. This is the first translation from English into French of William S. Burroughs' first published work. First edition thus, first printing. Translated by Catherine Cullaz & Jean-Rene Major. Large-format softcover with sewn binding. A rare version of the 1953 WSB classic- "Un voyage hallucinant au bout de la drogue."(from back cover) Maynard & Miles, D16, pg. 185. In fine condition... Item #2187

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Junkie (First French Edition)
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Les Derniers Mos de Dutch Schultz (First French Edition of The Last Words of Dutch Schultz)

Paris, France: Christian Bourgois Editeur, 1972. First Edition Thus. Softcover. This is the first translation from English into French of William S. Burroughs' mid-career work based on the transcribed words spoken by the American gangster Dutch Schultz on his deathbed in 1935, after being ambushed & shot along with his associates. Written as the script of a prospective film treatment, it was first published in a limited edition in the... Item #2190

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Les Derniers Mos de Dutch Schultz (First French Edition of The Last Words of Dutch Schultz)
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Tel Quel, No. 66

Paris, France: Editions du Seuill, 1976. First Printing. Softcover. This number of the French avant-garde literary journal, printed in May of 1976, features a translation by Philip Mikriammos from English into French of an excerpt from William S. Burroughs' then work-in-progress, Cities of the Red Night, the late-career novel (& first of a trilogy) that was to be first published in its entirety in 1981. Also featured is a cut-up... Item #2192

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Tel Quel, No. 66
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My Brother-in Law and Me

Cambridge, MA: The Pomegranate Press, 1974. Limited First Printing. Single Sheet. Signed by illustrator Karyl Klopp A broadside (approx. 12&1/2"x19") with the coarse title poem by Michael Casey, the acclaimed poet born in Jack Kerouac's hometown of Lowell, Massachusetts, alongside an illustration by noted artist Karyl Klopp. Hand-signed by Klopp (typically as "K. Klopp") below illustration. One of a limited edition of 180 copies hand printed on thick handmade paper... Item #2160

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My Brother-in Law and Me
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Opium

London, England: Icon Books, Ltd. 1957. First UK Softcover Edition. Softcover. "Cocteau himself describes OPIUM as the Diary of a Cure: but it is not a diary in the conventional sense for this is no mere record of day-to-day treatment, and it is as different in style as it is in content from that other famous testimony of an opium eater by Thomas De Quincy."(from back cover) This is the... Item #2195

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Opium
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Zap Comix No. 1

San Francisco, CA: Apex Novelties, 1968. First Printing (Charles Plymell Edition). Stapled Wrappers. This is the very first printing of Zap Comix No.1, which inaugurated the "underground comix" phenomenon, a highlight of the 1960s counterculture. Robert Crumb illustrated & wrote the entire issue, his subversive genius broke all barriers. Mr. Natural, the "Keep on Truckin'..." figures & other images that made their debut here have resonated in the collective consciousness... Item #2164

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Zap Comix No. 1
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Zap Comix No. 0

San Francisco, CA: Apex Novelties/The Print Mint, 1969. Second printing. Stapled Wrappers. Originally drawn & written by Robert Crumb in October 1967 before all the other numbers in the iconic Zap series, Zap Comix No. 0 was lost, (photocopies) recovered, re-touched & first published in late 1968 between Zap Comix numbers 2 & 3. With revolutionary content including "Mr. Natural in Death Valley" & "City of the Future" that have... Item #2203

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Zap Comix No. 0
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Zap Comix No. 0

San Francisco, CA: Apex Novelties/The Print Mint, 1969. Fourth Printing. Stapled Wrappers. Originally drawn & written by Robert Crumb in October 1967 before all the other numbers in the iconic Zap series, Zap Comix No. 0 was lost, (photocopies) recovered, re-touched & first published in late 1968 between Zap Comix numbers 2 & 3. With revolutionary content including "Mr. Natural in Death Valley" & "City of the Future" that have... Item #2204

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Zap Comix No. 0
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Zap Comix No. 1

San Francisco, CA: Apex Novelties/The Print Mint, 1969. Third Printing. Stapled Wrappers. Zap Comix No. 1 inaugurated the "underground comix" phenomenon, a highlight of the 1960s counterculture. Robert Crumb illustrated & wrote the entire issue, his subversive genius broke all barriers. Mr. Natural, the "Keep on Truckin'..." figures & other images that made their debut here have resonated in the collective consciousness, & they continue to influence art & culture... Item #2205

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Zap Comix No. 1
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Dinners and Nightmares

New York, NY: Corinth Books Inc. 1961. First Edition. Softcover. "This first collection of "stories" of Diane Di Prima places her in the forefront of America's own new wave of literary innovators. Here is a young and brilliant writer whose honesty will shock the romantic illusions of even the "beat" generation."(from uncredited promotional-biographical notes on first page) A vintage softcover original in sewn binding with five sections of prose &... Item #2196

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Dinners and Nightmares
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Schedule for Another Place

Minneapolis, MN: Bookslinger, 1981. Limited First Edition. Quarto Sheet. Signed by Paul Dutton, Steve McCaffrey, BP Nichol & Rafael Burreta Rivera, all of the "Four Horsemen." A quarto sheet (9&1/2"x13" folded) printed on the occasion of a reading by the innovative Canadian sound-poetry group known collectively as the Four Horsemen, at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis on April 30, 1981. The Four Horsemen were poets Paul Dutton, Steve McCaffrey... Item #2166

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Schedule for Another Place
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Evergreen Review, Vol. 3, No. 9, Summer 1959

New York, NY: Grove Press, Inc. 1959. First Printing. Softcover. An early, vintage number of the literary journal published by Barney Rossett's legendary Grove Press. Features contributions by such giants of Beat & avant-garde literature as Samuel Beckett (Text for Nothing I); Gregory Corso (Marriage: for Mr. & Mrs. Mike Goldberg, now among his most well-known poems); Seymour Krim (a review of Lawrence Lipton's The New Barbarians, an early important... Item #2186

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Evergreen Review, Vol. 3, No. 9, Summer 1959
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A Buddha in the Woodpile

Louisville, KY: White Fields Press for the Literary Renaissance, 1994. First Printing. Single Sheet. A large broadside (15"x35") with the title poem by Lawrence Ferlinghetti, primary poet & publisher of the Beat Generation & beyond. As noted below the poem, it is among those included in the collection, These Are My Rivers: New and Selected Poems 1955-1993, which had just been released. With its contemporary references, including to Waco, Texas... Item #2165

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A Buddha in the Woodpile
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The Pennycandystore Beyond the El

Richmond, MA: Mad River Press, 2009. Limited First Edition. Single Sheet. Signed by poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti & designer Julio Granda. A broadside (22"x14&3/4") with the title poem (originally published in the classic collection A Coney Island of the Mind) by Lawrence Ferlinghetti, primary poet, publisher & proprietor of the Beat Generation & beyond at his iconic City Lights Bookstore in San Francisco. A lavish production combining the crafts of letterpress... Item #2167

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The Pennycandystore Beyond the El
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The Portable F. Scott Fitzgerald

New York, NY: The Viking Press, 1945. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed & inscribed by John O'Hara, author of introduction, to Lauran Bacall in year of publication. The first compilation of writings by F. Scott Fitzgerald, the canonical American author. With two complete novels, The Great Gatsby & Tender is the Night, & nine stories, selected by Dorothy Parker & with an introduction by John O'Hara. This is the first edition... Item #2193

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The Portable F. Scott Fitzgerald
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From the Kuan-Tzu

Cambridge, MA: The Pomegranate Press, 1974. Limited First Edition. Single Sheet. Signed by Poet Frederick Morgan & illustrator Karyl Klopp A broadside (approx. 11&1/2"x18&1/4") with the title poem, a translation of ancient Chinese text by the acclaimed American poet Frederick Morgan (1922-2004). The five stanzas are musings on the four directions of the compass, & the center from which they emanate. With illustrations by noted artist Karlyl Klapp. One of... Item #2162

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From the Kuan-Tzu
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The Thief's Journal

New York, NY: Grove Press, Inc. 1964. First American Edition, First Printing. Cloth. First U.S. edition of Jean Genet's journal of his life among street outcasts in Barcelona after deserting the Foreign Legion. A classic work first published in France in 1949 by a legendary writer whose life paralleled the Beats & later intersected with them, especially when he covered the infamous 1968 Democratic convention in Chicago alongside William S.... Item #1151

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The Thief's Journal
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Consulting I Ching Smoking Pot Listening to the Fugs Sing Blake

Pleasant Valley, NY: Kriya Press, 1967. Limited First Edition. Single Sheet. Signed & with hand-written information by Bob Wilson. An illustrated broadside (13"x18") featuring a short poem by Allen Ginsberg, composed under the influence as indicated in the title, in June 1966. Ginsberg was in full hippie bloom a decade after his groundbreaking arrival on the scene as one of the most important members of the original Beat Generation. Issued... Item #2169

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Consulting I Ching Smoking Pot Listening to the Fugs Sing Blake
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Announcement of Reading by Allen Ginsberg & Philip Whalen

Boulder, CO: Naropa Institute, Circa 1980. First Printing. Single Sheet. A broadside (7"x17") announcing a reading by primary Beat Generation poets Allen Ginsberg & Philip Whalen at the Naropa Institute's (now Naropa University) Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics in Boulder, Colorado. Ginsberg was a co-founder of the Kerouac School along with Anne Waldman. With an encircled, uncredited illustration. A beautiful & rare relic of the original era of the... Item #2170

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Announcement of Reading by Allen Ginsberg & Philip Whalen
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Announcement of Appearance in Lowell, Massachusetts

Lowell, MA: Corporation for the Celebration of Jack Kerouac in Lowell, 1986. First Printing. Single Sheet. A large poster (16"x22") announcing an appearance by Allen Ginsberg, primary poet of the Beat Generation, on March 17, 1986, at a venue in Lowell, Massachusetts. The event was part of a celebration of Jack Kerouac around the time of what would have been his sixty-fourth birthday (March 12) in his hometown. With reproduction... Item #2183

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Announcement of Appearance in Lowell, Massachusetts
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The Fair in the Woods

Oxford, England: Sycamore Press, 1969. First Printing. Single Sheet. A broadside (13"x8") with the title poem by Thom Gunn (1929-2004), the Anglo-American poet originally associated with "The Movement" style along with Philip Larkin et al. in England, & later a pioneer in the exploration of gay themes while residing in San Francisco. The poem is dedicated to Jere Franzway. Issued as Sycamore Broadsheet 6, in what we have seen references... Item #2168

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The Fair in the Woods


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