A Two-Fisted Banana: Electric & Gothic. Mary Beach.

A Two-Fisted Banana: Electric & Gothic

ISBN: 0916516354
Cherry Valley, NY: Cherry Valley Editions, 1980. First Edition. Softcover. This volume consists of The Electric Banana by Mary Beach with an introduction by William S. Burroughs, first published separately in 1975; The Gothic Banana, a humorous piece in unique dialect-spelling; & No Eye No Cyclone. Beach (whose illustrious literary family included Sylvia Beach, proprietor of Shakespeare & Co. in Paris & the first publisher of James Joyce's Ulysses) & her husband, Claude Pelieu, had long & significant careers in arts & letters, & were members of the circle of Beat & other writers including WSB. Another vintage Cherry Valley Edition issued by Mary Beach's daughter Pamela Beach Plymell & her husband, the legendary Beat-countercultural writer & publisher Charles Plymell. With Warholesque cover art. A desirable item in very fine condition, with only very minor rubbing to bright yellow front, back covers & spine, very tiny bumps at corners esp. top right corner of front cover, minor creases at lower right edge of front cover & lower left edge of back cover. Interior almost mint, with only very small bump-crease starting at upper right corner of front cover decreasingly through most pages. Very Fine. [Item #1951]

Price: $40.00

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