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Beat Literature

Beat Literature

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Naked Lunch, Burroughs, William
1 Burroughs, William Naked Lunch
London, The Independent / Paperview / Harper Perennial, 1990, 17533120 Hard Cover Fine Near Fine 
A promotional edition in the "Banned Books" series of 25 books, specially published and packaged for "The Independent" readers. 215 pages. Slight wear to dust jacket; small tears on dust jacket at top of spine. "William Burroughs's shattering debut, Naked Lunch, written in Morocco in the extremity of drug abuse, evokes a hellish underworld of pimps, Arab rent boys, centipedes, medics, cruelty, casual death, steely dans and dangerous sex. Published in 1959 by the avant-garde Olympia Press, but banned in the UK until 1964, its long scream of pain spawned a thousand rock lyrics, prose excursions and dreams of 'street' action. It still packs a mean punch today." [back cover blurb] 130648 
Price: 65.00 USD
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2 Burroughs, William S. Last Words: The Final Journals of William S. Burroughs
N Y, Grove Press, 2000, 0802116574 / 9780802116574 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 273 pages. Edge wear to dust jacket. 133060 
Price: 12.95 USD
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Nova Express, Burroughs, William S.
3 Burroughs, William S. Nova Express
Evergreen Black Cat / Grove, 1965, Mass Market Paperback Good 
Stated First Evergreen Black Cat Edition. Yellowing pages. Clean and unmarked text; tight binding. 134057 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Kerouac, Charters, Ann
4 Charters, Ann Kerouac
San Francisco, Straight Arrow Books, 1973, First Edition Hard Cover Fair Fair Beat Literature 
Reading copy. Remnants of paper that has been pasted and then peeled off on front and back endpapers. Small indentation on rear cover and last fifty pages. Open tears on worn dust jacket. 419 pages. 6"w x 9 1/4"h. Full light yellow cloth boards. Black and white photos. 139926 
Price: 14.95 USD
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Collected Poems 1947-1980, Ginsberg, Allen
5 Ginsberg, Allen Collected Poems 1947-1980
N Y, Harper Perennial, 1984, 0060914947 / 9780060914943 Trade Paperback Very Good Poetry 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 837 pages. 139382 
Price: 14.95 USD
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Collected Poems 1947-1980, Ginsberg, Allen
6 Ginsberg, Allen Collected Poems 1947-1980
Harper & Row, 1984, 0060153415 / 9780060153410 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Signed by Author
Book shows light use to page ends, front board just a hair concave along the vertical axis, light wear/fading to edges, corners, though all corners are sharp. Text/interior clean and free of marking of any kind. Signed on title page, dated 4//23/85 "AH ... London" Dust jacket is bright, with a 1/4" tear lower back corner, very light edge wear, quite clean all around. Stated "First Edition." Comes with two flyers: one from NAROPA re a panel discussion with Allen Ginsberg, Anne Waldman and William Burroughs (1986) and two others for an evening with A.G. at two venues in England. 127881 
Price: 325.00 USD
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Indian Journals: March 1962 -- May 1963  Notebooks, Diary, Blank Pages, Writings, Ginsberg, Allen
7 Ginsberg, Allen Indian Journals: March 1962 -- May 1963 Notebooks, Diary, Blank Pages, Writings
City Lights/Dave Haselwood, 1970, First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 
Excellent condition with very very light shelf wear to edges only, sharp corners, text/interior is clean and unmarked in any way, foxing to page ends First edition. Dust jacket shows a little edge/corner wear, no tears, not price-clipped, wrapped in protective mylar cover. A bit musty smelling. 127248 
Price: 250.00 USD
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Pomes All Sizes, Kerouac, Jack
8 Kerouac, Jack Pomes All Sizes
San Francisco, City Lights Publishers, 1992, 0872862690 / 9780872862692 Trade Paperback Good Poetry 
Some underlining and notes. Stain on side page ends. 175 pages. 5 5/8"w x 6 1/4"h. 140370 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Beat Zen Square Zen and Zen, Watts, Alan W.
9 Watts, Alan W. Beat Zen Square Zen and Zen
San Francisco, City Light Books, 1959, Pamphlet Good 
25 page staple-bound pamphlet, 5 1/2"w x 8 1/2"h. Stains on cover. Interior pages clean and unmarked. 75 cent price on back cover. 138444 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Ring of Bone Collected Poems 1950-1971, Welch, Lew
10 Welch, Lew Ring of Bone Collected Poems 1950-1971
Eugene, Oregon, U.S.A., Grey Fox Pr, 1979, 0912516038 / 9780912516035 Trade Paperback Very Good 
Clean and unmarked; tight binding. 233 pages. Slight edge wear. Third printing. 127321 
Price: 25.00 USD
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