[Item #2049] Ah Pook est La et Autres Contes. William S. Burroughs.

Ah Pook est La et Autres Contes

ISBN: 2267001721
Paris, France: Christian Bourgois Editeur, 1979. First French Edition. Softcover. This is the first French edition of Ah Pook is Here and Other Texts, published the same year as the UK English edition. Interestingly, WSB's "Other Texts" (or "autres contes") in this edition are completely different from those to be found in the first English edition. In the latter are The Book of Breething & Electronic Revolution; in this edition are Cobblestone Gardens, first published separately in English by Cherry Valley Editions in 1976; & The Retreat Diaries (or Journaux de Retraite), published separately in English by City Moon also in 1976, & including a short 1960 text by Allen Ginsberg, The Dream of Tibet, which is also here as Le Reve du Tibet. Translations by Philippe Mikriammos & Gerard-Georges Lemaire. Text in French, of course. Softcover original in sewn binding. A most interesting collectible variation on a WSB work, in near-fine condition with only moderate rubbing, browning & chipping at edges of laminated front, back covers & spine; small amount of spotting on both sides of lower corner of front endpaper; interior otherwise fine except for very mild browning of edges of pages, light vertical waving at upper area of some pages that may be as issued. Near Fine. [Item #2049]

Price: $80.00

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