New York, NY; Washington, D.C. Robert F. Kennedy for U.S. Senator; Kennedy for President, 1964; 1968. Stapled Pamphlet; Single Sheets. "Young Americans have made this year's election a test of faith. They have taken the deepest beliefs of our country at face value: individual freedom, commitment to social justice, willingness to examine old ideas and choose new ones. This faith- and the energy behind it- has turned this election into.....[Item #4368]
JUNE FEATURE: MARK TWAIN: Beacon to the Beat Generation
OUR CENTRAL FEATURE for this month of June 2021 is a selection of works by or about Samuel Langhorne Clemens a.k.a. Mark Twain (1835-1910), the beloved and astoundingly prolific quintessential American journalist, humorist & author.
We can truly assert that Mark Twain was a direct ancestor and inspiration to the Beat Generation that began to flourish a half-century after his death. In Twain's own restless and rebellious journeys, & those of his immortal characters (esp. Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn & the escaped slave Jim), he demolished convention & revealed the true nature of peoples & societies with his sharp wit & penetrating powers of observation.
PLUS...A Selection of Beat Gems! featuring works by GREGORY CORSO, FRED McDARRAH, WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS, THE EVERGREEN REVIEW, LAWRENCE FERLINGHETTI, JOYCE JOHNSON, ALLEN GINSBERG, JACK KEROUAC, GARY SNYDER, PHILIP WHALEN, LEW WELCH & MORE!
All on sale for 10-30% off for the Month of JUNE ONLY!
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New York, NY: Appleton-Century, 1966. First Edition. Hardcover. "A hundred years ago, Mark Twain's life-long love affair with the future fiftieth state began when the steamer Ajax arrived in Honolulu on Sunday, March 18, 1866. Samuel Clemens came as a newspaper correspondent to write, over his famous pen name, a series of travel letters for publication in the Sacramento Union. He spent only four months and a day in the.....[Item #4376]
Liverpool, PA; n/p: Bob Sprowls; Becky Thatcher Book Shop, 1985; n/d. Limited First Edition; First Edition. Stapled Wrappers. Two rare booklets concerning Samuel Langhorne Clemens a/k/a Mark Twain (1835-1910), the great American humorist & author: (1) Mark Twain in Williamsport, booklet in stapled wrappers, 1985 first edition, No. 725 of 1000 copies, all as stated on title page. With a series of articles by Twain scholar & educator T.R. McIntosh.....[Item #4314]
New York, NY: Doubleday, 1990. First Edition. Hardcover. "Mark Twain: The Bachelor Years is an unprecedented look at the formative years of America's best-known and best-loved writer and humorist, a thorough and thoroughly delightful examination of the life of Samuel Langhorne Clemens from birth to marriage at age thirty-four- the years of wildly varied experience that helped form the bases of his great classics: The Innocents Abroad, Roughing It, Tom.....[Item #4346]
New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1996. First Softcover Edition Thus. Softcover. "Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known as Mark Twain, has long been regarded as the quintessential American writer. He was beloved, widely read, and famous in his own time, and his stature has only grown in our time. Mark Twain is an American icon, a celebrated personality whose real-life adventures and fictional tales have taken on mythic proportions. Until.....[Item #4361]