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Greystone Poems

n/p: David Meltzer & Jack Shoemaker, 1970. Limited First Printing. Sewn Wrappers. Issued in November 1970 as Maya Quarto Eleven in a series co-edited & published by noted Beat-San Francisco Renaissance poet David Meltzer, this is a collection of six poems by Bill Bathurst. With an exquisite lino cut illustration by Michael Myers on title page. One of 300 copies on Curtis papers designed & printed by Clifford Burke. lLarge-format... Item #2156

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Beat Scene No. 41

Warwickshire, England: The Beat Scene Press, 2002. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. This vintage 2002 number of the magazine-format literary journal edited & published by Kevin Ring in the UK features an extensive article on pioneering artist & Beat publisher Wallace Berman by Ring(?) including photographs of Berman & his works (some in color), along with an interview of Berman's son Tosh conducted by Ring circa 2001. Also an excerpt from... Item #2148

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Beat Scene No. 41
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Beat Scene No. 37

Warwickshire, England: The Beat Scene Press, 2000. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. This vintage 2000 number of the magazine-format literary journal edited & published by Kevin Ring in the UK features a lengthy, fascinating conversation/interview with Neal Cassady's son, John, conducted by Steve Edington in 2000. Also interviews with Jason Eisenberg about the influential proto-Beat comedian Lord Buckley conducted by Ring circa 2000; with Allen Ginsberg conducted by Vojo Sindolic in... Item #2146

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Beat Scene No. 36

Warwickshire, England: The Beat Scene Press, 2000. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. This vintage 2000 number of the magazine-format literary journal edited & published by Kevin Ring in the UK features an insider's memoir of William S. Burroughs by Jim McCrary, a writer who was part of WSB's most intimate circle of friends during his last years in Lawrence, Kansas; an article by Colin Cooper on John Fante, a writer re-discovered... Item #2145

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Beat Scene No. 36
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Beat Scene No. 44

Warwickshire, England: The Beat Scene Press, 2003. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. This vintage winter 2003 number of the magazine-format literary journal edited & published by Kevin Ring in the UK features an interview with Aubrey Malone about his biography of Charles Bukowski, The Hunchback of East Hollywood, conducted by Ring; an article-review on a Bukowski documentary, Born Into This, directed by John Dullaghan; a delightful "open letter" from David Amram... Item #2150

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Beat Scene No. 42

Warwickshire, England: The Beat Scene Press, 2003. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. This vintage early spring 2003 number of the magazine-format literary journal edited & published by Kevin Ring in the UK features an interview with Texan Juan Ochoa conducted by Rob Johnson in 2002 on William S. Burroughs' residency there during the mid-late 1940s, a predecessor to Johnson's book, The Lost Years of William S. Burroughs: Beats in South Texas... Item #2149

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Beat Scene No. 46

Warwickshire, England: The Beat Scene Press, 2004. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. This vintage autumn 2004 number of the magazine-format literary journal edited & published by Kevin Ring in the UK features a most informative article on playwright Jack Gelbert's adventures with the Living Theatre, founded by Julian Beck & Judith Malina (who recently passed away), by Jay Jeffrey Jones. Also an interview conducted by Ring with Allen Hibbard on his... Item #2152

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Beat Scene No. 45

Warwickshire, England: The Beat Scene Press, 2004. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. This summer 2004 number of the magazine-format literary journal edited & published by Kevin Ring in the UK features an interview conducted by Ring with Greg Keeler on his friendship with Richard Brautigan, resulting in the memoir Waltzing with the Captain. Also a thoughtful essay on Allen Ginsberg by Vojo Sindolic, "Was Allen Ginsberg a Religious Poet?"; an interview... Item #2151

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Beat Scene No. 45
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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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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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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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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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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 Galley Sail Review, No. 24 (No. 1 of New Series), Spring 1986

Berkeley, CA: The Galley Sail Review, December, 1985. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. The first issue of the second series of this legendary literary journal edited by Stanley McNail. The first series was published during 1958-1971 & featured contributions from many of the major poets of the Beat Generation & beyond who flourished in that period. This new issue, after a long hiatus, features a poem by the late San Francisco... Item #2131

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The Galley Sail Review, No. 24 (No. 1 of New Series), Spring 1986
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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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