The Letters of Allen Ginsberg. Allen Ginsberg, Bill- Morgan.

The Letters of Allen Ginsberg

ISBN: 978030681463I
Philadelphia, PA: Da Capo Press, 2008. First Edition. Hardcover. "The best of poet Allen Ginsberg's legendary correspondence with and about the Beat Generation- and beyond...In this definitive collection, Bill Morgan, his longtime literary archivist, gathers Ginsberg's correspondence with some of the most original and interesting minds of his time, including Jack Kerouac, William S. Burroughs, Gregory Corso, Neal Cassady, Lionel Trilling, Charles Olson, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Philip Whalen, Peter Orlovsky, Philip Glass, Arthur Miller, Ken Kesey, and hundreds of others."(from front flap) A collection spanning fifty-six years of letters by the founding father of the Beat Generation, carefully selected by Morgan, who as friend, archivist, biographer & estate executor is among the foremost authorities on this literary icon. First edition, first printing as confirmed on copyright page. An absolutely essential item for the collector-enthusiast of Ginsberg, his associates, their lives & times. Book in very fine condition with only a few tiny, thin ink marks on grey board of back cover which is likely as issued; otherwise substantially mint inside & out. Unclipped dust jacket in very fine condition with only slightest rubbing & scratching of front, back covers & spine; very minor wear, light creasing at thin upper edges & corners of same; one short, thin gauge-bump at lower rear flap edge & corner. Very Fine / Very Fine. [Item #2865]

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