Chicago, IL: Big Table, Inc., 1959-1960. First Printings. Softcovers. Here are all five contiguous issues of one of the most important literary journals ever published: Big Table. A legendary response to censure & censorship by the mid-twentieth century American academic-literary establishment, Big Table was conceived by Irving Rosenthal, the editor of the prestigious Chicago Review. Issues of the review published in 1958 featured writings & excerpts by Jack Kerouac &.....[Item #3338]
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New York, NY: Paper Book Gallery, 1965. First Edition. Stapled Wrappers. The rare first edition of one of the earliest collections of poems by Ray Bremser (1934-1998), the hard-living Beat author who was a close colleague of Allen Ginsberg & other primary figures of the Beat Generation. With an introduction by Ginsberg. Among the most scarce & important Bremser collectibles, in very fine condition with only minor sunning & browning.....[Item #1995]
n/p (distributed by City Lights Books, San Francisco, CA: Beach Books, Texts & Documents, 1968. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. Published the year after T.V. Baby Poems (item #1809), this is a facsimile of Allen Ginsberg's original 1961 hand-typed manuscript, with subsequent hand-written corrections & notations, of the first & longest poem in that previous volume, where it is titled "Television Was a Baby Crawling Toward That Death Chamber." It is.....[Item #1810]
San Francisco, CA: Anonym Press, 1972. First Printing. Softcover. As stated in the introduction by editor Mark Robison, this is "...a discussion of modern poetry between Allen Ginsberg, Michael Aldrich, Edward Kissam, and Nancy Blecker at Ginsberg's farm in Cherry Valley, New York on November 26, 1968...Ginsberg depicts with minute detail how he implements what could be called a marked vocalization of mind thought and how the actual physical circumstance.....[Item #1814]
Grindstone City, MI: The Alternative Press, 1979. Limited First Printing. Single Sheet. Signed by Bob Rosenthal as himself & as "Allen Ginsberg." "I'll tell my deaf mother on you! Fall on the floor/ and eat your grandmother's diapers! Drums, / Whatta lotta Noise you want a Revolution?" (first three lines of poem) A small broadside (approx. 8" x 10&1/2") with the title poem by Allen Ginsberg, a founding father of.....[Item #3192]
San Bernardino, CA: Beatdom Books, 2014. First Printing. Softcover. '72 through '97, Letters & Recollections. "Don't Hesitate is a masterpiece of candor. It is beautifully written & designed, making it a pleasure to read and re-read. One would like to pigeon-hole the book and say that it is a collection of poems; a collection of letters; a memoir; a love story; a character study; a coming of age story; a......[Item #2015]