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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New York, NY: Grove Press/Evergreen Books, 1958. First Softcover Edition. Softcover. "In the fall of 1953, when the atmosphere of conformity seemed thickest in America, a group of writers began publishing DISSENT, a quarterly journal of democratic-socialist opinion. VOICES OF DISSENT contains some of the best and most provocative articles which appeared in the quarterly during its first five years."(from back cover) This is the first softcover edition, large format.....[Item #2381]
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]