A Coney Island Of the Mind

by Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

A Coney Island of the Mind is a collection of poetry by Lawrence Ferlinghetti originally published in 1958. It contains some of Ferlinghetti's most famous poems, such as I am Waiting, and Junkman's Obbligato, which were created for jazz accompaniment. There are approximately a million copies in print of A Coney Island, and the book has been translated into over a dozen languages. It remains one of the best-selling and most popular books of poetry ever published.

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A Coney Island of the Mind

by FERLINGHETTI, Lawrence

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1958
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(New York): New Directions, 1958. Softcover. Near Fine. Fourth printing. Age-toned, else near fine. Uncommon advance format. A set of unbound folded and gathered sheets for the fourth printing, formerly from the collection of New Directions publicity director Ned Erbe.
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A Coney Island of the Mind.

by Ferlinghetti, Lawrence.

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New York: New Directions.. Fine with no dust jacket. Reprint.; Twentieth printing. Softcover. Twentieth printing. INSCRIBED by Lawrence Ferlinghetti to fellow poet Ben Pleasants with a simple self-portrait on end paper. Fine in trade-size paperback wrappers. Nice association. ; 93 pages .
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A Coney Island of the Mind

by Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

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1968
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Coney Island of the Mind

by Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

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A Coney Island of the Mind

by Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

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New York: New Directions, [1968]. Twenty-Second Printing. Paperback, 93 [3] pp. SIGNED by Ferlinghetti on the half title. VG+ with light soiling and edgewear. Ferlinghetti died in February 2021.
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A Coney Island of the Mind, Poems

by Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

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1958-01-01
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9780811202749
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A Coney Island Of The Mind.

by FERLINGHETTI, LAWRENCE.

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London, Hutchinson, (1959).. First UK Edition; 8vo; pp. 94; original illustrated boards, cloth spine; browned dustjacket, price clipped, flecking to page edges, a good copy. First printing of Ferlinghetti's most famous volume. Rare with dustjacket.
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Coney Island of the Mind (50th Anniversary Edition)

by FERLINGHETTI, Lawrence

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2008
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New York: New Directions, 1968. First edition thus. Hardcover. The first clothbound edition of Ferlinghetti's best known book. Published ten years after the publication of this classic as a paperback original. An about very good copy in yellow cloth boards with some slight toning to the pages and a black "6" written on the rear board. No dust jacket… Read more
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Coney Island of the Mind

by Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

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A CONEY ISLAND OF THE MIND

by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

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1958
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A Coney Island of the Mind

by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

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1958
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New Directions Publishing, 1958. Hardcover. Good. Ex-library book in Good Condition. Front fly-page has been removed. Beautiful book with crisp pages and tight binding. Great reading copy but shows some shelf wear. - All products inspected inside and out and shipped by USPS with a tracking number! I highly suggest that you choose expedited shipping. … Read more
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by Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

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New Directions. Collectible - Good. Collectible - Good. 14th printing. Lengthy gifter's inscriptions on half title: "Welcome back to the greatest city which you will recognize by all the lovely lines appearing in this book. But it's not Coney Island, It's San Francisco. Welcome back, from all of us. John and Natalie" and "A great evening in the… Read more
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Coney Island of the Mind

by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

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New Directions, [1958], (ca 1980). Second Printing stated without date, but list of Selected Works opposite title page includes titles published up to 1979. Hardbound, fairly uncommon red cloth edition with gilt-lettered spine, embossed LF on lower corner of front board, in very-good+ condition with light wear at top of spine, hint of soiling to spine, some light… Read more
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A Coney Island of the Mind: Poems.

by FERLINGHETTI, Lawrence.

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A Coney Island of the mind

by Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

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A Coney Island of the Mind

by Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

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A CONEY ISLAND OF THE MIND

by FERLINGHETTI, LAWRENCE

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1958
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New York: New Directions Books, 1958. Two very small nicks front joint. 93pp. + 2-page advert. A crisp copy throughout. Louis Ferlinghetti (1919-2021) was an American poet and social activist. He was one of the founders of the Beat movement started in San Francisco in the mid-1950's. . Thirteenth Printing. Pictorial Wrappers. Minor Wear/No Jack`. Thin Octavo.
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A Coney Island of the Mind

by Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

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A Coney Island of the Mind

by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

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1958
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A Coney Island Of The Mind

by Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

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Verse. (London: Hutchinson: 1959) First UK Edition. Quarter cloth decorated boards (that is, hard covers) pp. 95. Index of Titles and First Lines. Lower edges of boards rubbed from shelving; a couple of marks to the fore edge; light foxing to both free endpapers; otherwise a very good copy in fair price-clipped and dampstained dust-jacket.
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A Coney Island Of The Mind

by Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

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1958
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A Coney Island of the Mind: Poems

by Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

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A Coney Island of the Mind: Poems (New Directions Paperback No. 74)

by Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

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1968
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9780811200417
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35th printing-A clean, tight, and unmarked copy-" Ferlinghetti's A Coney Island of the Mind has become a modern classic. It has been translated into nine languages and there are now three-quarters of a million copies in print. The title of this book is taken from Henry Miller's "Into the Night Life" and expresses the way Lawrence Ferlinghetti felt about these… Read more
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A Coney Island of the Mind

by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

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by Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

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A Coney Island of the Mind

by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

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MOSCOW IN THE WINDERNESS, SEGOVIA IN THE SNOW

by Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

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A Coney Island of the Mind

by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

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1958
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A Coney Island of the Mind

by Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

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A Coney Island of the Mind. Poems.

by Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

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1970
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A Coney Island of the Mind: Poems.

by Ferlinghetti, Lawrence, 1919- .

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New Directions [Norfolk, Ct., 1958]. ND Paperbook 74. Ferlinghetti's poems "are written to be read aloud... to communicate directly in the voice of our times. His material, his tone and phrasing, are taken from everyday life, from the 'Coney Island' of ideas and feelings in all our minds, and he transmutes them into poetry of satiric… Read more
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A Coney Island of the Mind (New Directions Paperback No. 74)

by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

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A Coney Island of the Mind – Poems

by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

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A Coney Island of the Mind, Poems

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A Coney Island of the Mind: Poems

by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

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by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

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by Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

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Coney Island of the Mind

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A Coney Island of the Mind: Poems

by Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

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A Coney Island of the Mind: Poems

by Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

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A Coney Island of the Mind: Poems

by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

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