The New Writing in the USA. William S. Burroughs.

The New Writing in the USA

Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books Ltd. First Edition. Softcover. Maynard & Miles, B27(a), pg. 98. A compilation of writings issued only in the UK as a softcover original, edited by Donald Allen & Robert Creeley. Features an excerpt from The Naked Lunch (as it was originally titled) by William S. Burroughs, along with a short biographical note on WSB in an appendix. Also contributions by Richard Brautigan, Gregory Corso, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, Michael McClure, Frank O'Hara, Hubert Selby Jr., Gary Snyder & many others. A scarce WSB item, capturing the broader context of 1960s American writing presented to a British readership. In near-fine condition with browning to front, back covers, spine & edges, mild soiling to same, mild creases & scratches esp. along front edge of spine, very tiny bumps at corners. Interior very fine with only browning to pages. Near Fine. [Item #1873]

Price: $30.00