Louisville, KY: White Fields Press, 1994. Pamphlet. First edition. One of 100 numbered copies signed by Ginsberg. Fine.
SF: Arion Press, 1992. Single 8vo sheet printed on both sides. Arion published an edition of Howl limited to only 20 copies utilizing unbound sheets from the Grabhorn-Hoyem edition of Howl. Issued to coincide with Arion's production of Kaddish. Very near fine.
[SF]: City Lights, . 16mo. Softbound. First edition. Number 18 in the Pocket Poets Series. Crisp, fine copy.
SF: Beach Books, 1968. 4to. Pamphlet. First American edition. Contains facsimiles of the original typescript and Ginsberg's holograph letter to the publisher. Some minor creasing, else near fine.
SF: Beach Books, 1968. 4to. Pamphlet. First American edition. Contains facsimiles of the original typescript and Ginsberg's holograph letter to the publisher. Old vertical center crease, else very good.
[Amherst, MA: Mulch Press, 1974]. Softbound. First edition. Ginsberg's tribute to Jack Kerouac, including letters by Neal Cassady. Illustrated by Basil King. Fine.
n.p.:n.p., . The journal of The School of Living. Prints Ginsberg's "Letter to a Young Poet." Also Pound, Mailer, Nietzsche, et al. Some small cover stains, else very good.
NY: Harper & Row, . Hardbound in dust jacket. First edition. Very fine.
[London]: Lorrimer Films, . Softbound. The correct first edition. Poems and photographs from Peter Whitehead's film of the landmark poetry reading at the Royal Albert Hall in 1965, a historic gathering of the Beat underground. Cover photograph of Ferlinghetti reading. Includes Ginsberg, Trocchi, Corso, Ferlinghetti, Voznesensky, et al. Minor sunning...
n.p.:n.p., . Contributors include Allen Ginsberg, Robert Duncan, Robert Kelly, Joanne Kyger, Tuli Kupferberg, Diane Wakoski, et al. Fine.
NY: William Morrow, 1970. Hardbound in dust jacket. First edition. Introduction by Allen Ginsberg (Louis' son). Inscribed by Louis Ginsberg. Fine in very slightly spine-sunned dust jacket.
[SF: X-Ray Book & Novelty Co., 2010]. Oblong 32mo. Pamphlet. First edition. Designed and printed by Johnny Brewton under the pseudonym "Skillet Marimba." Prints Gonzales' Christmas story originally recorded in 1954, along with a glossary of slang terms from Bab's be-bop dictionary. Limited to 100 copies. This out of series...
Amsterdam: Joy Publications, 1969-1974. Tabloid format, early issues on newsprint, later issues on coated stock. Suck was founded in Amsterdam in 1969 by Bill Levy, Germaine Greer, Heathcote Williams and others. It was among the most important underground newspapers of the period, not only because of its enlightened stance on...
SF: Intersection, 1968. Oblong 16mo. Pamphlet. First edition. Catalog of events for this festival of underground art which took place at various venues in San Francisco, 1968. Essays by Ralph Gleason, James Broughton, David Meltzer, Robert Duncan, and others, trace the development of the poetry, jazz, and painting of the...
[NY: Something Else Press, 1969]. 4to. Hardbound in dust jacket. First edition. Profusely illustrated with photographs and graphics. Gutman was a stock analyst, an artist, and a friend of Kerouac and the Beats. He produced the film, Pull My Daisy. "Compliments of the editors" card laid in. Fine.
London: Wallrich Books, 1975. Designed by Henri Chopin. Printed folder containing a glassine colophon sheet and three illustrated silk-screen prints, one each by Gysin, Aeschbacher, and Hughes. The Gysin print features a terrific roller grid pattern with two small photos, one a self-portrait, affixed within the grid. One of 100...
NY: Museum of Modern Art, . Small 4to. Hardbound, lacking the dust jacket. First edition of the first comprehensive survey of Picasso's work in English. This is artist Brion Gysin's personal copy with his ownership signature. Gysin was a Surrealist in the '30s and he later collaborated with William Burroughs...
NY: Guillaume Gallozzi, 1994. Pamphlet. First edition. Exhibition catalog from Gysin's 1994 show at the Guillaume Gallozzi in New York City. Prints previously unpublished texts by Gysin as well as color illustrations of his work. Includes photographs of him and a chronology of his career. Nicely printed. Fine.
NY: Gallery Gertrude Stein, . Softbound. First edition of the author's scarce second book. In 1957 Hart, Lamantia, and Kerouac gave the first jazz poetry reading in N.Y.C. White covers very slightly sunned around the edges, else fine.
NY: Random House, . Hardbound in dust jacket. First edition of the author's second book. A landmark jazz novel that elevated the genre to a new level of achievement. Fine in bright, near fine dust jacket with a touch of wear to extremities.