Beatitude 33. Julian Beck, William S. Burroughs, Gregory Corso, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Allen Ginsberg, Jack Hirschman, Bob Kaufman, Jack Kerouac, Jack Micheline, Gerald Nicosia, Harold Norse, Peter Orlovsky, Gary Snyder, Anne Waldman.

Beatitude 33

San Francisco, CA: Beatitude Magazine, 1985. First Printing. Softcover. This is the silver (25th) anniversary issue of the San Francisco Beat & related literary journal co-founded by Bob Kaufman, "a North Beach tradition since 1959."(from back cover) A rich 239-page gathering of short contributions of poetry by such primary Beat icons as Gregory Corso, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Allen Ginsberg, Kaufman, Jacks Hirschman, Kerouac & Micheline, Harold Norse, Peter Orlovsky, Gary Snyder, Anne Waldman & others. Also an excerpt from a novel by the great Kerouac biographer Gerald Nicosia, a poem by Living Theater co-founder Julian Beck, another by Surrealist leader Andre Breton, & much, much more. With many reproductions of photographs & illustrations, including a vintage image of Kerouac taken by William S. Burroughs, & another of WSB in the company of Corso & others taken outside the location of one of his appearances during his later years. An increasingly rare treasure trove of literary significance, a near record-holder of so many important contributors in one compilation. In fine condition with only moderate scratching & rubbing to front, back covers & spine, mild chipping to edges of same, small bumps & creases at all corners. Small water or liquid stain that runs decreasingly through near-upper right corner of first 9 or so leaves, very small crease from upper right corner of front cover through about the first half, otherwise interior very fine. Fine. [Item #1950]

Price: $40.00