Davis, CA: Natsoulas Gallery, 1996. First Edition. Soft Cover. The Beat Generation Galleries and Beyond is a comprehensive look at the Beat art galleries of the 1950s: Metart Gallery, King Ubu Gallery, The Six Gallery, Spatsa Gallery, Batman Gallery, & more. Loaded with illustrations & also including poetry by Robert Duncan, Allen Ginsberg, Bob Kaufman, Bill Margolis, Michael McClure, Gary Snyder & Philip Whalen. Distributed by Water Row Press. Large.....[Item #1009]
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New York, NY: New Directions Publishing, 1969. First Edition. Softcover. Published in 1969, Ferlinghetti's politically-charged populist hymn was yet another audacious stab into the heart of military-industrial complex America and its corrupt and powerful perpetrators. With the text set in Ferlinghetti's own hand, "Tyrannus Nix" provides a poignant, era-specific glance at the backstage debauchery that has poisoned the American political process in a way that curiously echoes our current era.....[Item #2531]
San Francisco, CA: City Lights Books, 1978. Stated Third Printing (Dated 1-1-79). Broadside. Broadside (8 & 1/2" x 11"). On Nov. 27th, 1978, City Supervisor Harvey Milk, the first openly gay elected official in U.S. history and San Francisco mayor George Moscone were assassinated by Dan White, a former police officer who had clashed with Milk over gay rights issues. In true protest-poet, activist fashion, it was a mere two.....[Item #2547]
San Francisco, CA: Privately Printed by the Author, 1979. First Printing. Broadside. A broadside (8" & 1/2" x 11") reprinting a poem-editorial originally published in the New York Times on May 12, 1979. "A Nation of Sheep" is a litany on the molding of the continent resultant from the atomic burst of money-grabbing entrepreneurial activity that gave birth to super industry America. Yet another of Lawrence Ferlinghetti's time-tested classics, the.....[Item #2549]
San Francisco, CA: Peter Lembecke Gallery, 1991. First Edition. Single Sheet. Signed by Lawrence Ferlinghetti. From September 3-September 30th, 1991, immortal poet-publisher & lifelong painter Lawrence Ferlinghetti provided selections from 50 years of painting at the Peter Lembecke Gallery on the famed Grant Ave. in San Francisco. Ever since his student days at the Sorbonne in France, Ferlinghetti has been ardently consumed by not only his commitment to language &.....[Item #2628]
Berkeley, CA: Moe's Books/Wesley B. Tanner, 1988. Single Sheet. A broadside (10"x17&1/2") with the title poem by Michael McClure, a primary poet & playwright of the San Francisco Renaissance, the Beat Generation & beyond. As noted below the poem, this is "A gift from Moe's Books for the New Year, 1988. Printed by Wesley B. Tanner, Berkeley." Of unknown limitation, there may be copies with an alternate line of information.....[Item #2291]
Davis, CA: Natsoulas/Novelozo Gallery, 1990. First Edition. Soft Cover. Published in conjunction with the 1991 exhibition commemorating the Spatsa Gallery in San Francisco--a little known yet legendary San Francisco Gallery which typified the art of the San Francisco Renaissance. Most interesting Beat-era reproductions, in near mint condition with only the slightest rubbing to front cover. Near Mint.[Item #1274]
Sacramento, CA: Ellen's Old Alchemical Press, 1976. Limited First Edition. Single Sheet. A letter-size broadside (8&1/2"x11") with the title poem by Gary Snyder, a primary poet of the Beat Generation & beyond. Although no information is provided on the broadside itself, according to John Sherlock's Bibliography of Works By and About Gary Snyder (Second Edition, Revised and Expanded, 2010), this is one of "450 (+45) copies" that were printed in.....[Item #2380]