London/New York: High Risk Books, 1995. First Trade Edition. Hardcover. First published in 1991 as a sumptuous limited edition by the Whitney Museum of American Art, this is the first trade edition of a late short novel that "tells an important story about environmental devastation in a way that only Burroughs can tell it" (back cover blurb). Issued without dust jacket, in glossy pictorial boards. A beautiful copy. As New.....[Item #1072]
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New York, NY: Thunder's Mouth Press, 1991. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed to Charles Plymell by Charles Henri Ford, & with additional related ephemera. "In the 1940s, as the world stood divided by war, View magazine, together with the talents of the European and American artistic communities, helped define the avant-garde movement in this country and established New York as a world art center."(from front flap) The first anthology of the.....[Item #1791]
New York, NY: Ace Books, Circa 1952. First Softcover Edition. Softcover. "Against a backdrop of fast-drinking, wild jazz, and all-night parties, the young men and women of today who make up what they call the "Beat Generation" carry on their desperate search for a meaning to their lives." (from front endpaper) The novel that is considered among the very first published works about what would thereafter become known as the.....[Item #3412]
London, England: Andre Deutsch Limited, 1966. First British Edition. Hardcover. "All of the leading figures of the Beat Generation appear in this novel, and what the reader witnesses is the way in which these people, obsessed by art, self-investigation and ideas, became aware of themselves and their own attitudes, and crystallized into a group expressing many of their contemporaries' feelings which had hitherto been hushed up or considered improper for.....[Item #3401]