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Beat Scene No. 21

Warwickshire, England: The Beat Scene Press, 1994. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. This vintage late 1994 number of the magazine-format literary journal published & edited by Kevin Ring in the UK features a supplementary discography of recordings by William S. Burroughs (filling in some items missing from a previous issue); articles on Jane Bowles, Neal Cassady (by Ring), Jack Kerouac & others; a 1975 interview with the elusive writer-WSB collaborator Sinclair... Item #2074

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Beat Scene No. 21
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Beat Scene, No. 24

Warwickshire, England: The Beat Scene Press, 1996. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. This vintage early 1996 number of the magazine-format literary journal published & edited by Kevin Ring in the UK features a lengthy interview of Ann Charters, pioneering biographer & editor of the works of Jack Kerouac; a long, comprehensive article by Kerouac biographer Gerald Nicosia on Jan Kerouac's disputes with her father's estate as controlled by his in-laws; a.... Item #2075

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Beat Scene, No. 24
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Beat Scene, No. 25

Warwickshire, England: The Beat Scene Press, August 1996. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. This vintage mid-1996 number of the magazine-format literary journal published & edited by Kevin Ring in the UK features the transcript of a telephone interview of William S. Burroughs conducted by Ron Whitehead on June 19, 1996, slightly over a year before his death. Also, the final interview of Jan Kerouac, Jack's bedeviled daughter, conducted by Todd Bauer... Item #2076

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Beat Scene, No. 25
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Thoughts

San Francisco, CA: City Lights Books, 1976. First Printing. Softcover. A compendium of excerpts from speeches, press conferences, etc. by California Governor Edmond G. (Jerry) Brown, Jr. from early in his first term. Published by City Lights Books, Lawrence Ferlinghetti's iconic imprint which produced Allen Ginsberg's Howl & so many other Beat Generation classics. Now serving again, Brown was a most iconoclastic political & cultural figure during his first tenure... Item #2077

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Thoughts
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New Blood Magazine 10

Boulder, CO: New Blood Press, 1983. First Printing. Softcover. This July 1983 number of the literary journal/zine features a lengthy poem by the legendary Beat-cult author Charles Bukowski, The Pelicans. Also, a review of the LP recording Allen Ginsberg with Still Life; a memorial acknowledgment of the death that year of poet Ted Berrigan on inside front cover, with reproduction of a photograph of Berrigan by Louis Cartwright; many other... Item #2078

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New Blood Magazine 10
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Entretiens avec William Burroughs

Paris, France: Editions Pierre Belfond, 1969. First Printing. Softcover. This is the first printing of the very first edition of Daniel Odier's interviews with William S. Burroughs, later published in many French & English-language editions more familiarly to WSB collectors as The Job. On the final, colophon page is a printing date of January 17, 1969, & a legal notice of the first trimester of that year. These are among... Item #2039

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Entretiens avec William Burroughs
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William S. Burroughs: La Vie et L'Oeuvre

Paris, France: Seghers, 1975. First Printing. Softcover. An important early study of the life & work of William S. Burroughs by writer-scholar-translator Philippe Mikriammos. Includes an interview with WSB conducted by the author. A softcover original, first printing of March 19, 1975 as stated on last index page located at end. Text in French. A scarce & desirable item for collectors, especially for the French-fluent WSB scholar. In fine condition... Item #2048

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William S. Burroughs: La Vie et L'Oeuvre
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Ah Pook est La et Autres Contes

Paris, France: Christian Bourgois Editeur, 1979. First French Edition. Softcover. This is the first French edition of Ah Pook is Here and Other Texts, published the same year as the UK English edition. Interestingly, WSB's "Other Texts" (or "autres contes") in this edition are completely different from those to be found in the first English edition. In the latter are The Book of Breething & Electronic Revolution; in this edition... Item #2049

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Ah Pook est La et Autres Contes
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William S. Burroughs: Le genie Empoisonne

Monaco: Editions du Rocher, 1992. First Printing. Softcover. A French-language biographical study of William S. Burroughs. The title translates to "William S. Burroughs: The Poisoned Genius (or "The Genius of Poison"?). Large-format softcover original, first printing (April 1992). On the front endpaper, the author has hand-signed his first name with a greeting, in French. With bibliography, discography & (as is customary with French editions) table of contents in rear. Text... Item #2059

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William S. Burroughs: Le genie Empoisonne
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Avec William Burroughs: Notre agent au Bunker

Paris, France: Editions Denoel, 1985. First Edition Thus, First Printing. Softcover. This is the first French edition thus, first printing of With William Burroughs: A Report from the Bunker, first published in English in 1981. UK-born biographer Victor Bockris was a regular member of WSB's retinue during 1974-1980, when the great Beat-&-beyond writer lived in the pre-gentrified Bowery area of NYC in a converted former YMCA men's locker room known... Item #2060

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Avec William Burroughs: Notre agent au Bunker
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A Man Within (DVD - 2011 Documentry)

Bulletproof Film, 2011. First edition. A tender, vibrant portrait of the life and work of a Beat Generation icon, WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS: A MAN WITHIN is an intimate documentary that breaks the surface of the troubled and brilliant world of one of the greatest authors of all time. Burroughs was one of the first writers to break the boundaries of queer and drug culture in the 1950s. His novel Naked... Item #1603

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A Man Within (DVD - 2011 Documentry)
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Caliban 2

Ann Arbor, MI: Caliban, 1987. First Printing. Softcover. The second issue of the literary journal printed in Ann Arbor during 1986-1995, revived online since 2010. Featuring the poem Don't Ask by Philip Levine, the just-deceased acclaimed Michigan-born poet. At Levine's contribution, there is a loose folded page from the November 23, 1987 issue of The New Yorker magazine, with Levine's poem Above The World on one entire side. Also contributions... Item #2079

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Caliban 3

Ann Arbor, MI: Caliban, 1987. First Printing. Softcover. The third issue of the literary Journal printed in Ann Arbor during 1986-1995, revived online since 2010. Featuring poetry & prose by Robert Bly, French surrealist Rene Crevel, Tess Gallagher, Gerard Malanga, Michael McClure, Thomas McGrath & many others. Also a portfolio of black & white photographs of the Kassel Documenta 8 art exhibit in (then West-) Germany, as well as a.... Item #2080

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Caliban 3
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Caliban 4

Ann arbor, MI: Caliban, 1988. First Printing. Softcover. The fourth issue of the literary journal printed in Ann Arbor during 1986-1995, revived online since 2010. Featuring an excerpt from Interzone ("Lee and the Boys") by William S. Burroughs, which was first published in its entirety the following year. Also, A Forum on the Prosody of Thelonious Monk with contributions by Charles Bernstein, Wanda Coleman & others; selections from Poems in... Item #2081

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Caliban 4
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Caliban 5

Ann Arbor, MI: Caliban, 1988. First Printing. Softcover. The fifth issue of the literary journal printed in Ann Arbor during 1986-1995, revived online since 2010. Featuring a poem by acclaimed Michigan poet Clayton Eshleman (Re: Closure); another by Jim Harrison (Counting Birds); a prose excerpt from Maxine Hong Kingston's Tripmaster Monkey- His Fake Book; Eighth Gematria: Things by Jerome Rothenberg, a most interestingly structured poem like a series of haikus;... Item #2082

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Caliban 5
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Caliban 7

Ann Arbor, MI: Caliban, 1989. First Printing. Softcover. The seventh issue of the literary journal printed in Ann Arbor during 1986-1995, revived online since 2010. Featuring two poems by Beat-&-beyond legend Ira Cohen (1935-2011), a portfolio of black & white images of Cohen's surreal treated photographs entitled From the Mylar Chamber, & a color reproduction of another Cohen photograph on front cover. Also a poem & correspondence to the journal... Item #2083

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Caliban 7
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Caliban 9

Ann Arbor, MI: Caliban, 1990. First Printing. Softcover. The ninth issue of the literary journal printed in Ann Arbor during 1986-1995, revived online since 2010. Featuring two works by the noted Michigan poet Diane Wakoski, Dogs & Media, The New Sorceress (the latter dedicated to Robert Creeley). With contributions of poetry by Wanda Coleman, Stephen Radcliffe & many others. Also a portfolio of black & white reproductions of artworks by... Item #2084

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Caliban 9
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Caliban 10

Ann Arbor, MI: Caliban, 1991. First Printing. Softcover. The tenth issue of the literary journal printed in Ann Arbor during 1986-1995, revived online since 2010. Featuring one of the earliest appearances in print of the acclaimed Native American writer Sherman Alexie, six poems & prose-poems including Tattoo Tears, consisting of fourteen numbered sentences & paragraphs. Also contributions of poems by John M. Bennett, Gene Frumkin & many more; prose including... Item #2085

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Caliban 11

Ann Arbor, MI: Caliban, 1992. First Printing. Softcover. The eleventh issue of the literary journal printed in Ann Arbor during 1986-1995, revived online since 2010. Featuring a short story by novelist-memoirist Clifford Chase (The American Baby); three poems by Cheryl Gilbert; a three-part short story/memoir by Douglas Gunn (Police Brutality); four numbered poems by Michigan writer-artist Janet Kauffman; a poem by Ted Lardner (Eating Magic Mushrooms at Wayne's House); four... Item #2086

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Caliban 12

Ann Arbor, MI: Caliban, 1993. First Printing. Softcover. The twelfth issue of the literary journal printed in Ann Arbor during 1986-1995, revived online since 2010. Featuring three poems by the late Beat-&-beyond legend Ira Cohen, including Ransom Note for Brion Gysin, referring to the great writer-artist & key collaborator with William S. Burroughs. With contributions by David gilbert; the recently deceased acclaimed, prolific writer-critic-playwright Robert Peters (an excerpt from How... Item #2087

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Caliban 12
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Neal Cassady, Volume Two: 1941-1946

Vashon, WA: Tom Christopher, 1998. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. The second volume in Tom Christopher's fascinating assemblage of rare documents, family photographs, interviews & letters by or about Beat (& Beat-Hippie bridge) legend Neal Cassady, covering the wild & crazy formative years of 1941-1946 (age 15-16 through 19-20). With the reminiscences of William S. Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, Helen Hinkle, Herbert Huncke, Ed White & others. A rare & informative compilation... Item #2061

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Neal Cassady, Volume Two: 1941-1946
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So Fine

Portland, OR: Yes! Press, 1971. First Printing. Broadside. A broadside (9"x12&1/2") with the title poem by Diane di Prima, among the foremost female members of the Beat Generation & beyond. Issued as "No. 11 in a series of free poems for your pleasure..." (no longer, we're afraid) & copyrighted in 1971 by the poet. "The galaxy spirals toward shorter & shorter eras/crashing finesse of detail in its haste, I watch/soft... Item #2029

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So Fine
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Darkness Invocation

n/p: Unknown, 1976. First Printing. Single Sheet. Signed by Diane di Prima. A broadside (8&1/2"x11") with the title poem by Diane di Prima, premier poet of the Beat Generation & beyond. Below the poet's vertically printed name, parallel with lower right edge, is the printed date of "Winter Solstice, 1976." Also written vertically against the left edge of poem text is di Prima's hand signature. With reproduction of collage illustration... Item #2031

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Abhorrences: November 10, 1984

Columbus, OH: Bloody Twin Press, 1986. Limited First Printing. Single Sheet. Signed by illustrator Tom Clark. A broadside (appx. 12&1/4"x18&3/4") with the title poem by Edward Dorn (1929-1999), the great poet associated with the Black Mountain Poets along with his contemporaries Robert Creeley, Robert Duncan & Charles Olson. A humorously macabre series of italicized definitions of death by various forms. Dedicated "For the Post-mortem amusement of Richard Brautigan," the cult... Item #2042

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Abhorrences: November 10, 1984
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Reading Announcement

Oak Park, MI: Gallery, n/d (circa 1980s). First Printing. Single Sheet. An oblong letter-size (11"x8&1/2") broadside-flyer announcing a reading by Clayton Eshleman at a venue called Gallery in Oak Park, MI (an inner-ring suburb of Detroit) on December 7 of an unknown year, most likely during the 1980s. An important & prolific poet, translator & educator, Eshleman & his wife Caryl have lived, written, taught & performed in Michigan for... Item #2046

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