The Hipsters. Ted Joans.

The Hipsters

New York, NY: Corinth Books Inc., 1961. First edition. Softcover, signature-bound. "The funny, wild, hilarious and witty world of the hipsters from Greenwich Village to Paris, A mixture of Dali, Ernst and Kerouac stirred up in a surrealist stew by America's only true "insider" and "outsider"- Ted Joans, a young Negro painter and coffee shop poet...."(front cover) A legendary book in the Beat canon,with collages & text by the quintessential hipster Ted Joans (1927-2003) published at the height of the "Rent-a-Beatnik" era. This copy is in very fine condition, with only very minor wear to covers & edges. A classic expression of the Beat sensibility, very rare in this condition. Signature-bound. Very Fine. [Item #1532]

Price: $300.00