NY: Paragon House, . Softbound. First edition. Includes material by, about, or interviews with Jack Kerouac, Neal Cassady, LeRoi Jones, Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso, Gerard Malanga, Diane di Prima, Carl Solomon, Ted Joans, and others. Illustrated with photographs. Barely perceptible yellowing to covers, else fine and unread.
NY: Dial Press, 1970. Hardbound in dust jacket. First edition. A collection of essays by this observer of the Beat scene and contemporary culture. Includes commentary about Jack Kerouac, John Steinbeck, Norman Mailer, the Black Panthers, Jan Cremer, and more. Fine in very good plus dust jacket.
NY: E.P. Dutton, . 16mo. Hardbound in dust jacket. First hardbound edition, revised and expanded. Foreword by Norman Mailer. The author's first book. A collection of essays by this observer of the Beat scene and contemporary culture. Includes commentary about Jack Kerouac, John Steinbeck, Norman Mailer, the Black Panthers, Jan...
n.p.:n.p., . A counterculture literary mag from England. Reprints Tuli Kupferberg's "Fuck Nam: A Morality Play" in its entirety, illustrated with photographs of Vietnamese war victims. Also prints "Dada" by Jim Drake and more. Laid into this copy are 5 pages of additional editorial commentary from the publisher. Fine (trivial.....
n.p.:n.p., . This issue devoted to writings and drawings by children, some famous others not. Illustrated with charming illustrations gathered from various sources. Two folding Birth Press publication announcements laid in. Very near fine.
NY: Vanity Press, 1981. 32mo. Pamphlet. First edition. Fine.
[SF]: Auerhahn Press, 1959. Pamphlet. First edition. Texts advocating the legalization of drugs by Lamantia and Artaud. Cover photographs by Wallace Berman of Lamantia injecting a syringe into his arm. One of Berman's earliest book covers (if not the first). A fine, fresh copy without the usual soiling and discoloration...
SF: The New American Poetry Circuit, . Pamphlet. First edition. A list of poets available for public appearances with a statement and photo from each. Includes Lamantia, Antin, Dorn, Wakoski, Rothenberg, Meltzer, McClure, Mac Low, Kelly, Hollo, and others. Some modest staining to white covers, else near fine.
SF: Four Seasons, 1970. Softbound. First edition. Near fine.
SF: Auerhahn Press, 1959. Softbound. First edition of the author's second book. One of 950 copies. Some toning to spine, very minor toning to edges of covers, else fine. A brighter copy than usual, the uncoated white covers are notoriously prone to discoloration and soiling.
SF: City Lights Books, . Softbound. First edition. As new.
[Berkeley]: Oyez, 1966. Softbound. First edition. Fine (tiny sticker shadow to front cover).
NY: 7 Poets Press, 1961. Pamphlet. First edition. Charming illustrations, including the cover illustration of a beatnik in chef's garb, by D.G. Christian. Recipes for "Kerouac Kocktail," "Dharma Buns," Ginsburgers," "Haiku Hash," "Rex Broth," and more. Also includes ads for a few Bukowski publications from 7 Poets Press including Long...
LA: J. P. Tarcher, 1983. Hardbound in dust jacket. First edition. Superb presentation copy inscribed as a birthday gift to longtime friend, Allen Ginsberg: "To Allen, a birthday present with love & gratitude Timothy Leary." On the same page as the inscription Ginsberg has written: "Allen Ginsberg skimmed thru w/notes...
Providence, RI: Model(?)Art Co., 1958. Beat-era marijuana spoof item: "Marri-Warner Tobacco Co. Old Reefer Unfiltered Cigarettes A Blend of Selected Leaves and Processed Poppy." Also states: "The Smoke That Sends You" and "Fly High With Old Reefer." This brand "sold only to undiscriminating smokers" promises to give you "happy dream...
[NY: Jordan Davies, 1978]. Pamphlet. First edition. Illustrated by Jordan Davies. Limited to 200 numbered copies signed by McClure. Handsomely printed. As new.
SF: Auerhahn, 1959. Softbound. First edition. Spine and covers toned, else near fine.
SF: Auerhahn, 1959. Softbound. First edition. Cover illustration by McClure. Covers slightly toned, else fine.
LA: Black Sparrow, 1974. Softbound. First edition. Presentation copy inscribed to John and Johanna Lion. A nice association since John Lion directed many of McClure's plays. Fine (trivial sunning to back cover).