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Howl for Carl Solomon by  Andrew [Book Designer]  Allen; Hoyem - Signed First Edition - 1971 - from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (SKU: 140939510)

Howl for Carl Solomon

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Howl for Carl Solomon

by Ginsberg, Allen; Hoyem, Andrew [Book Designer]

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San Francisco: Grabhorn-Hoyem, 1971. First Thus. Fine. One of 275 copies signed by Allen Ginsberg on the title page. Also signed by Arion Press founder Andrew Hoyem on colophon at rear. [iv], 43, [3] pp. Original decorative tan linen, with wrap-around artwork in nine colors, edges untrimmed. First edition thus, revised with a new introduction. Fine. A beautiful production of the poem that defined a generation, printed by Robert Grabhorn and Hoyem on hand-made paper, and bound in cloth with a drawing by Robert La Vigne. Comprises the original text as it was published in 1956 with minute revisions by the author and the addition of a related poetic fragment, "The Names," written in 1957, and first published in the Paris Review, Spring 1966; here collected with "Howl" for the first time.


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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
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Howl for Carl Solomon
Ginsberg, Allen; Hoyem, Andrew [Book Designer]
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About Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

Burnside Rare Books specializes in American and British literature, and rare nonfiction. We are located in downtown Portland, Oregon and open by appointment.


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The colophon contains information about a book's publisher, the typesetting, printer, and possibly even includes a printer's...[more]
First Edition
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title page
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The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
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