To This Place. Samuel Charters.

To This Place

Berkeley, CA: Oyez, 1969. First Softcover Printing. Softcover. A volume of untitled poems by Samuel Charters, noted blues-jazz historian, musician & poet who is married to Ann Charters, Beat Generation authority & pioneering biographer of Jack Kerouac. With photograph of the poet gazing out a window reproduced on front (detail) & back (in full) covers taken by Ann Charters; & dedication to the late Peter Howard, founder & proprietor of the legendary Serendipity bookstore in Berkeley, California. One of 750 softcover copies in wrappers (from a total edition of 1,000 copies including 250 hardcovers), designed & printed by Graham Mackintosh & Noel Young in May, 1969. An important collectible in fine condition with only moderate rubbing, soiling & spotting to front, back covers & spine; tiny bumps at corners & edges of same. Interior very fine with rough-edged front endpaper on orange handmade stock as issued. Fine. [Item #2104]

Price: $25.00

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