New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1972. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed & dated by Allen Ginsberg at his introduction. "Here is the America of the late forties and early fifties that (Jack) Kerouac knew so well and celebrated so magnificently- the irrestible (sic) lure of the cross-country highways feverishly traveled by Jack Duluoz, the narrator of this book, and Cody Pomeray; the loneliness of diners and cafeterias and cheap hotels.....[Item #4096]
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London, England: Andre Deutsch, 1974. First British Hardcover Edition (Publisher's File Copy). Hardcover. "Maggie Cassidy is a haunting and tender recreation of (Jack) Kerouac's first love. Jack Duluoz is sixteen, at once gauche, passionate and football-crazy, and Maggie Cassidy is a sexually precocious high-school girl a year older than he...and although Jack is only too conscious of the problems caused by his extreme youth and inexperience, and her wayward sexuality.....[Item #4057]
San Francisco, CA: City Lights Books, 2001. Uncorrected Advance Proof. Softcover. "Book of Dreams is Jack Kerouac's record of his dreamlife, a parallel autobiography of the soul, the sleeper's On the Road....In 1961 City Lights published excerpts from Jack Kerouac's "private dream diary." This new, expanded edition marks the first publication of the complete manuscript as Kerouac intended it."(back cover) This is the Uncorrected Advance Proof of the new, expanded.....[Item #1591]
Coventry, England: The Beat Scene Press, 2008. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. Signed by Jim Burns. Lettered Limited Edition ("F" of 6 copies/100 unlettered copies). In "Cool Kerouac," poet, critic, & essayist Jim Burns delivers a unique article evaluating just what type of Jazz Kerouac distilled his "spontaneous bop prosody" from--and contends that there is evidence of his drawing from the well of Lester Young and his "white disciples" rather than.....[Item #2658]
Coventry, England: Beat Scene Press, 2017. Limited First Edition Thus. Stapled Wrappers. "Fifty years ago I wrote this letter to Sam Charters as a way of sorting out my complex and contradictory impressions of Kerouac after he invited me to spend two days with him and his mother on Cape Cod...the events in this letter are the basis of the simplified account of my visit to Kerouac included in chapter.....[Item #3694]
Kyoto, Japan: Origin Press, 1961-1964. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. 9 of 14 Issues Signed and/or with Marginalia by Noted Poet, Translator, Essayist & Origin Contributor, Clayton Eshleman. "Cid Corman was preparing to edit the Second Series of ORIGIN magazine when I knocked on his boardinghouse door in San Francisco, 1960. We had already exchanged a few letters, and one, Corman's response to a group of student poems I had submitted.....[Item #3024]