Brighton: Unicorn Bookshop, 1972. Softbound. First edition. Fine (minute tear to corner of back cover).
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n.p.: n.p., n.d. [ca. 1959]. Pamphlet. First edition. Preface by Thomas Albright. Padriec's "answer to the 'Beat Generation'... a voice from the 'Beat Generation' telling the image makers that the 'Beat Generation' does not exist." Inscribed by the author on the inside of the front cover. Interesting Beat-era zeitgeist momento.....
Berkeley: Friends of the Bancroft Library, 1997. Small 4to. Softbound. First edition. Contributions by Hoyem, Micheline, Kyger, McClure, Brautigan, et al. Issued as number 43 in a series of keepsakes for friends of the Bancroft Library. Illustrated with photographs. Fine.
n.p.:n.p., . Supplement to The Detroit News printing a photo-illustrated cover story about Kerouac's first wife. About fine.
Venice: Privately published, 1973. Perkoff was the preeminent poet and an influential presence during the Venice Beat scene from the '50s through 1974 when died at age 44. In Lawrence Lipton's 1959 book, The Holy Barbarians, a fictional depiction of the Venice Beat scene, Perkoff appears under his own name.....
[Denver]: Black Ace, . Softbound. First edition. Illustrations by Perkoff, one of the original Beat poets in Venice during the fifties. Limited to 500 copies. Published as Bowery 21. Few tiny spots to cover, top edge foxed, else fine.
[Denver]: Black Ace, . Softbound. First edition. Perkoff was one of the original Beat poets in Venice during the fifties. Limited to 350 copies. Published as Bowery 25. Foxing to top edge, else near fine.
[SF]: Fantasy, . LP record. First printing, second issue (on lighter vs. dark red vinyl). Classic early Beat poetry readings accompanied by jazz. Fantasy promo sheet laid in. Very good plus.
[Golden, CO]: Croupier Press, 1974. Large poetry postcard. First edition. Photograph of Rios by Michael Klein. Rios was one of the prominent poets of the Venice, California Beat scene. Fine.
NY: Fuck You Press, 1965. 4to. "THE WORLD PREMIER OF THE FUGS! an unbelievable group of singers featuring Tuli Kupferberg on farto-phone, Brillo Box, finger symbols, & various percussion instruments; Ed Sanders on organ, sex-organ, & harmonica...dirty folk spews, rock & roll, poetry, Amphetamine operas and other freak beams..." The.....
Buffalo: Frontier Press, 1965. 4to. Softbound. First edition. Prefatory poem by Charles Olson. Presentation copy inscribed by Sanders with a small drawing of a penis to poet, Will Inman dated the year of publication. White covers slightly toned, touch soiled, else near fine.
n.p.: Bookslinger, 1983. Broadside poem. First edition. One of 90 numbered copies signed by Sanders. Published on the occasion of a reading by the author at the Walker Art Center. Fine.
[Chicago: Chicago Review Press, 1999]. 4to. Hardbound in dust jacket. First edition. Foreword by Carolyn Cassady. Lots of rare photos not seen elsewhere. Fine.
SF: Unicorn, 1958. Pamphlet. First edition. Schock takes us on a cynical tour through the Beat haunts of '50s North Beach making snide observations about the habitues. Illustrated with accomplished, evocative and lovely illustrations of beatniks at poetry readings, jazz clubs, etc., by Trubee Campbell whose drawings are much more.....
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1961. 4to. Hardbound in pictorial boards with dust jacket. First edition. Drawings by Louise Fitzhugh. A children's book with illustrations and text about a beatnik baby growing up in Greenwich Village. Ownership signature, else near fine in spine faded, very good dust jacket with an inconspicuous.....
n.p.:n.p., . Features a photo of Patti and Herbert. Printed in black and red. Fine (20" x 16").
n.p.:n.p., . Features a photo of Patti and a quote from "Paths that Cross." Printed in purple and green. Fine (22" x 14").
n.p.: SOOJ, 2005. Large 4to. Broadside poem. First edition. Illustrated with two images by painter Path Soong. One of only 30 numbered copies signed by Patti Smith and Path Soong, the entire signed edition (there were also 200 unsigned copies). Handsomely printed on Arches. The small signed edition was over-subscribed.....
n.p.:n.p., . The performance took place at the Theater of Living Arts in Philadelphia, 1995. Features a color photo of Patti on stage and a quote from "Paths that Cross." Fine (20" x 16").
Woodstock, NY: Hanuman Books, 1995. Broadside poem. First printing. Handsomely printed by Leslie Miller of the Grenfell Press. A poem written for William Burroughs, illustrated with Burroughs' self portrait. Fine.
Woodstock, NY: Hanuman Books, 1995. Broadside poem. First printing. Handsomely printed in two colors by Leslie Miller of the Grenfell Press. A poem written for the Dali Lama, illustrated with an antique engraving of Tibetan sacred eyes. Fine.
SF: North Point, 1983. Hardbound in dust jacket. First edition. Signed by the author. Fine (tiny bit of fading to top of book spine).
[Sacramento: Ellen's Old Alchemical Press, 1976]. 4to. Broadside poem. First edition. Originally issued as part of the journal Hard Pressed, but here offered separately. This is one of a limited number of copies printed in silver ink on purple paper for the author's private use. Fine (touch of fading to.....