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1.
Last Words of Her Lover

Vancouver, B.C., Canada: Slug Press, 1979. Limited First Edition. Single Sheet. Numbered & signed by Helen Adam. A beautiful 11"x13" broadside of a haunting poem by Helen Adam (1909-1993), the Scottish-born poet, collagist, photographer & actress who participated in the San Francisco Renaisance & the Beat Generation. Among her collaborators were Allen Ginsberg & Anne Waldman. Produced as Contemporary Broadsides Number Three in an edition of 100 copies signed by... Item #1972

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Last Words of Her Lover
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Melville in the Berkshires: A Construct by Ann Charters

New York, NY: Portents, 1969. First Printing. Single Sheet. Issued as Portents 13 by Ann Charters (author of the first major biography of Jack Kerouac), this 6"x15" broadside is a prospectus for a special Herman Melville-related box of which only 25 were produced. "This Melville box attempts to give a sense of Melville's presence in the Berkshires by offering a construct of objects, some contemporary to Melville, others from our... Item #1979

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The Atlantic Review, New Series: Number 2, Autumn 1979

London, England: Antioch International Writing Programs at the Antioch Centre for British Studies, 1979. First Printing. Softcover. This Autumn 1979 number of the British literary journal features a review of a volume of poems by Edward Dorn (Hello, La Jolla, 1978) by Peter Ackroyd, another by Linda W. Wagner of a work by Michigan poet Diane Wakoski (The Man Who Shook Hands) & more. With contributions of poetry by Don... Item #1936

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The Atlantic Review, New Series: Number 2, Autumn 1979
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Atticus Review No. 1, Summer 1982

San Diego, CA: Atticus Books, 1982. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. This first number of the literary journal features an authorized reprint of a short, satirical essay by Ezra Pound, "The Printing Press Press Was Invented" from 1936; as well as contemporary contributions of poetry & prose from John M. Bennett, Michael Creedon, Ronald Davis, Rod Moore, Harry Polkinhorn (also co-editor) & many others. With a series of illustrations by richard... Item #1937

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Atticus Review No. 1, Summer 1982
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Love & Napalm: Export U.S.A.

New York, NY: Grove Press, Inc. 1972. First American Edition. Hardcover. "Love & Napalm: Export U.S.A. is an apocalyptic novel about the irrational violence of the modern world. The central character is a doctor who is suffering from a nervous breakdown. His dreams are haunted by the figures of John F. Kennedy and Marilyn Monroe, dead astronauts and auto-disaster victims..."(from front flap) Originally published in 1969 in the UK with... Item #1938

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Love & Napalm: Export U.S.A.
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Homage to George Barker on his Sixtieth Birthday

London, England: Martin Brian & O'Keeffe, 1973. First Trade Edition. Softcover. The first trade softcover edition of a collection of short tributes to the British poet George Barker (1913-1991) on the occasion of his 60th birthday in 1973. Among twenty of his colleagues, friends & admirers who contribute to this homage is Allen Ginsberg. Ginsberg's hand-written tribute, dated June 7, 1971 & including a drawing & bold signature, is reproduced... Item #1946

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Homage to George Barker on his Sixtieth Birthday
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The Third Coast: Contemporary Michigan Fiction

Detroit, MI: Wayne State University Press, 1982. First Softcover Edition. Softcover. Signed by Charles Baxter at his contribution to James Perrizo. This is the first softcover edition of a compilation of fiction by Michigan writers, edited by James Tipton & Robert E. Wegner. Among the contributors is the noted writer George Baxter, then teaching at the University of Michigan. He has signed this copy at his contribution with citation: "For... Item #1947

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The Third Coast: Contemporary Michigan Fiction
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A Decade of Good Writing: Passages North Anthology

Minneapolis, MN: Milkweed Editions, 1990. First Printing. Softcover. Signed by Charles Baxter at his preface to James Perrizo. An anthology of poetry & short fiction from the first decade of Passages North, the literary journal "...from the Great Lakes Region (that) has won a national audience and critical acclaim."(from back cover) Edited by Elinor Benedict & with a preface by Charles Baxter. Baxter has signed this copy at his preface... Item #1948

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A Decade of Good Writing: Passages North Anthology
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A Two-Fisted Banana: Electric & Gothic

Cherry Valley, NY: Cherry Valley Editions, 1980. First Edition. Softcover. This volume consists of The Electric Banana by Mary Beach with an introduction by William S. Burroughs, first published separately in 1975; The Gothic Banana, a humorous piece in unique dialect-spelling; & No Eye No Cyclone. Beach (whose illustrious literary family included Sylvia Beach, proprietor of Shakespeare & Co. in Paris & the first publisher of James Joyce's Ulysses) &... Item #1951

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A Two-Fisted Banana: Electric & Gothic
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Defiance: A Radical Review, #1

New York, NY: Coronet Communications, Inc. 1970. First Printing. Softcover. An exemplary softcover-original specimen of commodified radicalism from the 1960s, just as it was beginning to coagulate from peaceful flower-power into stridency (as signified by the cover image of a hippie couple, the woman giving the peace sign while the man raises his clenched fist). With articles & poetry by the now-venerable NYC journalist Nat Henthoff, poet & Warhol "factory"... Item #1955

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Defiance: A Radical Review, #1
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Beatitude 29

San Francisco, CA: beatitude Magazine, 1979. First Printing. Softcover. North Beach/San Francisco Poetry. The twentieth anniversary issue of the iconic North Beach-San Francisco Beat journal co-founded by poet Bob Kaufman in 1959. This issue, edited by Neeli Cherkovski & Raymond Foye, features an essay-tribute on Kaufman by Foye, poems by Kaufman, & contributions from an impressive roster of poets including many of the (mostly) then-surviving members of the Beat Generation... Item #1949

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Beatitude 29
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Beatitude 33

San Francisco, CA: Beatitude Magazine, 1985. First Printing. Softcover. This is the silver (25th) anniversary issue of the San Francisco Beat & related literary journal co-founded by Bob Kaufman, "a North Beach tradition since 1959."(from back cover) A rich 239-page gathering of short contributions of poetry by such primary Beat icons as Gregory Corso, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Allen Ginsberg, Kaufman, Jacks Hirschman, Kerouac & Micheline, Harold Norse, Peter Orlovsky, Gary Snyder... Item #1950

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Beatitude 33
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Beat Scene No. 74, Late Summer 2014

Coventry, England: The Beat Scene Press, 2014. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. This number of the magazine-format literary journal published by Kevin Ring in the UK is a special issue devoted to the Beats in Britain. With great, rarely reproduced 1966 photographs of a dapper William S. Burroughs in London with his "brolly" (umbrella) including on front cover; articles by the late Ken Brooks about his meeting WSB at the legendary... Item #1933

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Beat Scene No. 74, Late Summer 2014
14.
free semantic number 2

London, England: Trigram Press, 1968. First Printing. Single Sheet. An oblong broadside (7&3/4"x19&3/4") with illustration & a very short haiku-like poem by Asa Benveniste (1925-1990), poet, publisher (of Paul Bowles among others) & bookseller. Benveniste was born in NYC, moved to the UK early in his life & stayed there for the rest of his life. This exquisite Benveniste collectible was produced in London in 1968 in an edition of... Item #1973

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free semantic number 2
15.
Announcement of Reading on September 11, 1986

Fort Worth, TX: Caravan of Dreams Theater, 1986. First Printing. Single Sheet. A letter-size announcement of a one-night-only appearance by William S. Burroughs at the Caravan of Dreams Theater in Fort Worth, Texas that took place on September 11, 1986. Featuring a classic late photographic image of WSB which was used to publicize the release of the documentary Burroughs: The Movie, the original release of which took place the year... Item #1974

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Announcement of Reading on September 11, 1986
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Poster for Lee and the Boys in the Back Room

Lawrence, KS: Lawrence Community Theatre, 1987. First Printing. Single Sheet. An original poster for the 1987 world premiere production of Lee and the Boys in the Back Room, a play based on William S. Burroughs' novel Queer (first published in 1985) & WSB's then-unpublished correspondence. The play was adapted & directed by Paul Stephen Lim, playwright & professor at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, & performed at the Lawrence... Item #1975

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Poster for Lee and the Boys in the Back Room
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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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From NYC Variations

n/p: West Coast Print Center, 1977. Limited First Printing. Single Sheet. An oblong (16&1/2"x11") broadside featuring a short, dark poem by Jim Carroll (1949-2009), the legendary poet, diarist & punk musician who was influenced by William S. Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, Patti Smith & many others with whom he commiserated in the gritty atmosphere of pre-gentrified NYC. Featuring an image of clay sculptures evoking NYC buildings by Marc Blane. Issued as... Item #1977

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From NYC Variations
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Wer Herrscht/Who Rules?

Ann Arbor, MI: OtherWind Press, n/d. Limited First Printing. Single Sheet. Hand-numbered & signed by translator Pierre Joris. A broadside with a poem by Paul Celan (1920-1970), the German-language Jewish poet & holocaust survivor. Text in German on left column, & in English translationd by Pierre Joris on right column. Printed in a limited edition of 120 copies, hand-numberd & signed by Joris, by the OtherWind Press of our hometown... Item #1978

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Wer Herrscht/Who Rules?
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Preface to a Twenty Volume Suicide Note....

Basil King. New York City, New York: Totem Press/Corinth Books, 1961. Seventh Printing (1978). Stapled Wrappers. Signed by the poet to James Perrizo. The first publication by LeRoi Jones, originally issued in 1961 and dedicated to his then-wife, the noted memoirist Hettie Jones (nee Cohen). Totem Press was founded by the poet, & also published works by Ginsberg, Kerouac & others of the Beat Generation. Jones, later known as Amiri... Item #1641

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Preface to a Twenty Volume Suicide Note....
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Dutchman & The Slave: Two Plays by LeRoi Jones

New York, NY: William Morrow and Company, 1964. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed in the year of publication by the playwright. "Centered squarely on the Negro-white conflict, both Dutchman and The Slave are literally shocking plays- in ideas, in language, in honest anger. They illuminate as with a flash of lightning a deadly serious problem- and they bring an eloquent and exceptionally powerful new voice to the American theatre."(from front flap)... Item #1939

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Dutchman & The Slave: Two Plays by LeRoi Jones
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The System of Dante's Hell

New York, NY: Grove Press, Inc. 1965. First Printing. Hardcover. This is the stated first printing of the early autobiographical novel by LeRoi Jones (1934-2014), before he became known as Amiri Baraka. Published by Barney Rossett's legendary Grove Press, which issued the first USA editions of many works by William S. Burroughs, Jean Genet et al. An important collectible by Jones/Baraka, one of the rare early African-American members of the... Item #1940

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The System of Dante's Hell
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AM/TRAK

New York, NY: Phoenix Bookshop, 1979. Limited First Edition. Sewn Wrappers. Numbered Hors Commerce Edition signed by Amiri Baraka to James Perrizo. Issued as No. 20 in the Phoenix Bookshop Oblong Octavo Series, this is an exquisitely produced chapbook in hand-sewn wrappers containing the title poem, a passionate tribute to John Coltrane & other jazz giants, by the late Amiri Baraka (formerly LeRoi Jones), the early African American member of... Item #1942

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AM/TRAK
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Selected Poetry of Amiri Baraka/LeRoi Jones; Selected Plays and Prose of Amiri Baraka/LeRoi Jones

New York, NY: William Morrow and Company, Inc. 1979. First Softcover Editions. Softcover. Two complimentary volumes signed by Amiri Baraka to James Perrizo. Two complimentary volumes with selections of plays, prose & poetry through the mid-career of the late LeRoi Jones/Amiri Baraka, the early African-American member of the Beat Generation. These are the first softcover editions, & are both signed by Jones/Baraka to James Perrizo (1944-2006), Beat collector & scholar... Item #1941

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Selected Poetry of Amiri Baraka/LeRoi Jones; Selected Plays and Prose of Amiri Baraka/LeRoi Jones
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In World War 3 Even Your Muse Will Get Killed!; COLLABORATION.

Grindstone City, MI: The Alternative Press, 1981. First Printing. Single Sheets. Two rare postcards both signed & dated by Amiri Baraka. Two postcards on thick card stock published by The Alternative Press, founded by Ken Mikolowski & his late wife, Ann in Detroit & later Ann Arbor, MI. On both are printed short poem-rants by Amiri Baraka (1934-2014), formerly LeRoi Jones & among the earliest African-American members of the Beat... Item #1943

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In World War 3 Even Your Muse Will Get Killed!; COLLABORATION.


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