Writers Outside The Margin: An Anthology (Two Editions). Jeffrey Weinberg, William S. Burroughs, Charles Bukowski, Neal Cassady, Tom Clark, David Clewell, Gregory Corso, Jack Kerouac, Arthur Knight, Kit Knight, Jack Micheline, Tony Moffeit, John Montgomery, Walt Phillips, Joel Scherzer, Gregory Stephenson, Joy Walsh.

Writers Outside The Margin: An Anthology (Two Editions)

ISBN: 0934953066
Sudbury, MA: Water Row Books, 1986; 1990. First Edition; First Edition Thus. Softcovers. One of two editions signed by editor-publisher Jeffrey Weinberg. An anthology of writings by & about greater-&-lesser known members of the Beat Generation & their contemporaries. Compiled, edited & with an introduction by Jeffrey H. Weinberg, whose Water Row imprint & bookselling enterprise is among the first & greatest in our specialization. With a story by William S. Burroughs; a related essay about WSB by David Clewell; an excerpt regarding Neal Cassady from Charles Bukowski's Notes of a Dirty Old Man; a poem about Cassady by Walt Phillips; a section of poems in tribute to Jack Kerouac by Tom Clark, John Montgomery, Phillips, Joy Walsh & more; an essay on the poetry of Gregory Corso by Gregory Stephenson; article-portraits of WSB & Allen Ginsberg by Kit & Arthur Knight; an essay about & interview with Jack Micheline by Tony Moffeit (the latter with Joel Scherzer) & more. With photographs & illustrations throughout, including a drawing by Bukowski on front cover. We offer a bundling of two editions: (1) First edition, first printing of 1986, in smooth white wrappers. (2) Second printing, first edition thus of 1991 (as told to us by the publisher, there is no reference to this later date on copyright page), slightly corrected & expanded, in beige, textured wrappers. On this copy, Weinberg has hand-signed his name below his printed name on title page. We note that the reproductions of photos & illustrations are bolder in the first edition. Both incarnations of this rare & very important anthology with much original material by a Beat-&-Beyond pioneer, an essential collectible set. (1) in fine condition with only mild rubbing, scratching, occasional spotting, a few short, faint creases & slight browning to front, back covers & spine; lightest wear & a few tiny bumps at edges & corners of same; a few small, light stain-streaks at upper edge of text block. Interior very fine, all but mint. (2) also in fine condition with only mild rubbing to front, back covers & spine; lightest wear & a few tiny bumps at edges & corners of same; one short, faint crease near upper right corner of front cover, larger but light crease near & at left side edge of back cover; several small (water?) stains at & near spine-edge of front cover, one of which extends very slightly onto spine. Interior very fine with only small bump-creases at all upper & a few lower corners of page leaves. Fine; Fine. [Item #1004]

Price: $50.00