[Geneva]: Gris Banal Editeur, . Softbound (only issued softbound). First edition. Introduction by William Burroughs. Outstanding collection of photos documenting the activities at the infamous "Beat Hotel" in Paris in the '50s, when Burroughs, Gysin, Ginsberg, Orlovsky, Harold Norse, Gregory Corso, and others were living at this bohemian mecca. Essential...
n.p.:n.p., . A slick-format counterculture magazine from London edited by Ian Duncan. Prints excerpts from the 1967 Dialectics Conference, "Fisheye Nudes" photographs, drawings, psychedelia, articles on exorcism, mandalas, and more. Couple of minuscule chips to fore-edge of cover and first couple of pages, else fine.
NY: Fischbach Gallery, 1965. Exhibition flyer for a 1965 showing of Chamberlain's paintings at the Fischbach Gallery in New York City. Single sheet folded twice, printing "Chamberlain's Nakeds" by Allen Ginsberg and reproducing a painting of Chamberlain's. Tender at the folds, couple of splits to one fold (we've never seen...
n.p.:n.p., . Prints an interview with Ginsberg, and a conversation between Ginsberg and Gregory Corso. Very good.
n.p.:n.p., . Premier issue of this short-lived poetry mag from Allentown, Pennsylvania edited by Charles Hanna. Prints Ginsberg's "Laughing Gas Fragments" and "Real Distinguished Thing" (also about Laughing Gas). Includes Lamantia, Patchen, Neruda, et al. About fine.
Edited by Barry Miles. NY: Harper & Row, . 4to. Hardbound in dust jacket. First edition. Superb presentation copy inscribed by Ginsberg with a drawing to his old friend, Ed White: "Allen Ginsberg for Ed White in Janne's presence 7/15/95 Naropa Institute Boulder Colorado." Opposite the inscription Ginsberg has done...
NY: Harper & Row, . 4to. Hardbound in dust jacket. First edition. Edited by Barry Miles. Very fine.
n.p.: Privately published, 2001. 2 LP records in fold-out jacket. In 1990 Ginsberg, Orlovsky, and Corso were invited by friend and artist/sound producer, Jeff Gordon to do a reading in downtown Manhattan. This recording of that event was issued in a pressing limited to 1000 numbered copies that were over-subscribed...
n.p.:n.p., . A literary mag from San Francisco. Prints Ginsberg's "Two Trees in Paterson---1952," an early appearance preceding the publication of Howl. Also features two poems by Philip Whalen, an early appearance for him too. Owner's name, trivial sunning to edges, smudge to back cover, else near fine.
Bolinas: Gray Fox Press, 1974. Pamphlet. First edition. Presentation copy inscribed by Ginsberg to his then secretary Richard Elovich: "for Richard Elovich / Best empty-hearted / wishes / Allen / Ginsberg / Dec. 10. 1976." Prints a long interview with Ginsberg. About fine.
Toronto: Anansi, 1968. Hardbound in dust jacket. The correct first edition. Errata slip laid in. Fine in slightly used dust jacket with a 1-inch closed tear to front panel, and a small chip to top of back panel.
[Altadena, CA]: Twelvetrees Press, 1990. Folio. Hardbound in cloth-covered boards. First edition. One of 100 numbered copies signed by Ginsberg. Outstanding collection of photographs taken by Ginsberg documenting his association with Kerouac, Burroughs, Cassady, and many others in the Beat and '60s counterculture. Very fine in publisher's slipcase. A Roth 101 title.
n.p.:n.p., . A mag from Boulder edited by Allen Ginsberg and Anne Waldman. Allen Ginsberg, Ted Berrigan, Robert Duncan, Michael McClure, Gregory Corso, Robert Creeley, and Diane di Prima are among the many contributors. Cover illustration by Robert Duncan. Touch of toning to top of cover, else fine.
n.p.:n.p., . Edited by John Hollander with Allen Ginsberg listed as "assistant editor." Prints "A Lover's Garden" and "The Proposal" by Ginsberg. A very early appearance by Ginsberg in the Columbia College literary magazine---this precedes his first book by almost a decade. Light ring stain to front cover, else very.....
NY: HarperCollins, . Softbound. Uncorrected proof. Fine.
n.p.: Privately published by the author, ca. 1970. 4to. Original xerox sheets stapled at the corner, as issued. First edition, first issue (without the additional note to front cover). Limited to 300 copies. Fine. Scarce.
[NY]: Full Court Press, . Softbound. Second printing. Briefly inscribed by Ginsberg to fellow poet, Doug Blazek in 1988. A few tiny abrasions to front cover, else fine. A nice association to an accomplished poet and publisher.
[NY]: Full Court Press, . Hardbound in dust jacket. First edition. Wonderful presentation copy inscribed to Ginsberg's mentor, close friend, recurring house guest, and ultimate polymath, Harry Smith: "for Harry / Smith / from / his observer & / pupil / Allen Ginsberg / September 5, 1976 / Chelsea Hotel...
Bolinas: Gray Fox Press, 1972. Softbound. Third printing. Signed by Ginsberg. About fine.
n.p.:n.p., . Includes an interview with Allen Ginsberg plus articles on Amsterdam, cocaine, and more. Fine.
SF: City Lights Books, 1974. Oblong 18mo. Softbound. First edition thus. Fine.