Beat Scene No. 39. David Amram, Ianthe Brautigan, William S. Burroughs, Ann Charters, Samuel, Diane di Prima, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Jack Kerouac, Lawrence Lipton, Michael McClure, David Meltzer, Gary Snyder, Anne Waldman, Philip Whalen.

Beat Scene No. 39

Warwickshire, England: The Beat Scene Press, 2001. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. This vintage 2001 number of the magazine-format literary journal edited & published by Kevin Ring in the UK features an extensive special section about City Lights Books, Lawrence Ferlinghetti's iconic San Francisco bookstore & publisher, with a main article by Ring(?) & memoirs by David Amram, Ianthe Brautigan (Richard's daughter), Ann & Samuel Charters, Diane di Prima, Michael McClure, David Meltzer & others. Also several items on William S. Burroughs & Jack Kerouac (including an interview with John Suiter on his book about the outdoor pursuits of Kerouac, Gary Snyder & Philip Whalen); an article on early Beat chronicler Lawrence Lipton by Jim Burns; a profile & interview of Anne Waldman by Barbara Read; & more. With many reviews, & photo-illustrations of many of the above & other primary Beat figures & their works throughout. An indispensable resource for seekers of the Beat Generation, & another collectible issue in this great series. In very fine condition with only very mild rubbing to front, back covers; tiny bumps at corners of same & edges of spine; interior virtually mint except for extension of bumps noted above extending into corners of some page leaves. Very Fine. [Item #2147]

Price: $30.00