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You Can't Catch Death: a daughter's memoir

by Brautigan, Ianthe

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2000
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9781841950259
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Edinburgh: Rebel Inc, 2000. Hardcover. xiv, 209p., cloth-covered boards, 5.5x8.5 inches, illus., very good first UK edition in like unclipped dj. Brautigan's father, the beat writer Richard Brautigan, committed suicide when she was 25.
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Twink

by Shure, Robert; art by Ray Zimmerman

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Published
1957
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San Francisco: Shure and Zimmerman, 1957. 30p., staplebound booklet, very good. The first, self-published version of this collection that was published by City Lights in the following year. Obviously predating the widespread use of "Twink" in gay culture, this is a collection of comedic dialogues between a character (apparently Twink himself) and his friend. Flashes of Beat aesthetic, but… Read more
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New Wilderness Letter: vol. 1, #5/6, September 1978

by Rothenberg, Jerome, editor, Maria Sabina, Henry Munn, Ernst Jandl, Karl Young, Guillaume Appollinaire, David Meltzer, et al.

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Published
1978
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New York: New Wilderness Foundation, 1978. Magazine. 44p., 8.5x11 inches, poetry, prose, illustrations, lightly-worn literary newsletter/magazine in stapled pictorial wraps.
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image of Tricycle, The Buddhist Review [short broken run:] V.I n.1, V.II n.1, V.II n.4, V.III n.1, V.III n.2, V.IV n.3, V.V n.2, V.V n.3, V.VIII n.2, V.VIII n.3, V.IX n.1  [the lot of eleven unduplicated issues]

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Marion, OH: The Buddhist Ray, Inc, 1990. Pagination varies for this magazine but hovers around125p., condition very good except for V1n1 which is rubbed and edgeworn. The miscellany as a lot. Hidden treasures: a photo of Kerouac on DMT with a long handwritten caption by Allen Ginsberg, v.II n.1, p.12); two young ladies modelling "devotional brassieres" (v.IX n.1, p.114);… Read more
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Jack Kerouac's Duluoz Legend: the mythic form of an autobiographical fiction

by [Kerouac, Jack] James T. Jones

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Published
1999
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9780809322633
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Carbondale: Southern Illinois University, 1999. Hardcover. xii, 278p., introduction, conclusion, works cited, index, very good first edition, first printing stated in cloth boards and unclipped dj.
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Neurotica 7 (Autumn 1950). The newest science of mental healing: Epizootics

by Landesman, Jay Irving, editor

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Published
1950
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New York: Neurotica Publishing Company, 1950. 47p., staplebound booklet format, cover separating from staples, edges worn.
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Robert Creeley: a biography; including excerpts from memoirs and 1944 diary of the poet's first wife, Ann McKinnon

by [Creeley, Robert] Ekbert Faas with Maria Trombacco and Ann McKinnon

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Published
2001
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9781584651703
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Hanover: University of New England, 2001. Hardcover. x, 513p., preface, afterword, appendix of excerpts, bibliography, notes, index, illustrated with b&w photos, very good first edition, first printing stated in boards and unclipped dj. Bio of the Black Mountain Beat Generation poet.
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City Poet: the life and times of Frank O'Hara

by [O'Hara, Frank] Brad Gooch

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Published
1993
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9780394571188
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1993. Hardcover. xiv, 532p. + 12p. photos, notes, index, foxing to edges otherwise a very good first edition stated in quarter-cloth boards and unclipped dj.
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All That's Left

by Hirschman, Jack

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Published
2008
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9781931404082
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San Francisco: City Lights Foundation, 2008. 85p., wraps, very good conditon. Signed and inscribed by Hirschman on the half-title. San Francisco Poet Laureate Series No. 4.
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Jack Kerouac's Duluoz Legend: the mythic form of an autobiographical fiction

by [Kerouac, Jack] James T. Jones

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1999
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Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1999. Hardcover. xiii, 278p., introduction, works cited, index, near-fine first edition, first printing stated in lavender cloth boards and bright unclipped dj.
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Clarence Center, NY: Joy Walsh, 1979. Three issues of the 8.5x11 inch staplebound newsletter; nos. 5, 6/7, and 12; very good. Also included are photocopies of numbers 3 and 4. Articles on all things Kerouac.
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Preface to a twenty volume suicide note ... by Le Roi Jones [signed]

by Baraka, Amiri [LeRoi Jones]

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Published
1969
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New York: Totem Press & Corinth Books, 1969. 47p., 5.25x8 inches, personal inscription signed by Baraka, good fifth printing, in toned stapled white wraps, $1.50 cover price.
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Orpheus Emerged a new work by Jack Kerouac

by Kerouac, Jack, introduction by Robert Creeley

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Published
2000
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9780743434843
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New York: iBooks Inc, 2000. Hardcover. 176p., foreword, introduction, novella, excerpts from Kerouac's journals, the Beat Movement, brief biography, introduction to Lonesome Traveler, selected bibliographies, CD-Rom in pocket at rear, remainder mark bottom edge otherwise near-fine first edition and printing stated in boards and bright unclipped dj. The CD-Rom is the attraction here as it includes audio and video… Read more
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Atop an Underwood: early stories and other writings

by Kerouac, Jack edited with introduction and commentary by Paul Marion

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Published
1999
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9780670888221
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New York: Viking Press, 1999. Hardcover. xxii, 249p., introduction, poems, stories, novel excerpts etc., near-fine first edition stated in boards and unclipped bright dj. Over sixty previously unpublished short works and excerpts.
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Journals: mid-fifties; 1954-1958

by Ginsberg, Alan, edited by Gordon Ball

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Published
1995
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9780060167714
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New York: HarperCollins, 1995. Hardcover. xix, 489p., editor's notes, indexes, illustrated with b&w photos, maps and facsimiles, very good fist edition, first printing stated in quarter-cloth boards and unclipped dj.
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Beat Generation: an original play

by Kerouac, Jack, introduction by A. M. Homes

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Published
2005
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New York: Thunder's Mouth Press, 2005. Hardcover. viii, 120p., introduction, frontis-facsimile of manuscript cover, the play script, near fine first edition in boards and bright, unclipped dj. "The lost work" Originally written in 1957, the same year that "On the Road" was publsihed, this is the first publication of the play.
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The Sea is My Brother the lost novel

by Kerouac, Jack, introduction by Dawn Ward

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Published
2012
ISBN
9780306821257
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Da Capo Press, 2012. Hardcover. xviii, 216p., introduction, very good first Da Capo Press hardcover edition in quarter-cloth boards and unclipped dj with light scuffing on front cover.
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Re/Search #2

by Vale, editor

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Published
1981
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San Francisco: Rough Trade, 1981. Newspaper. 35p., folded tabloid newspaper format, illus., worn, toned and chipped, paper fragile, 6 inch split along fold on front wrap, a reading copy only. Underground punk and counterculture newspaper from the long-time San Francisco publisher. Articles on Diane Di Prima, industrial music, West African music, Situationism, and more.
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Prayer for the Great Family [broadside]

by Snyder, Gary

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Published
1971
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San Francisco: Hermes Free Press, 1971. 11.5x175 inch broadside, crease at lower left corner, short closed edge tear at bottom, some foxing scattered amid the text. The broadside was sold as a fundraiser for the Committee of Concern for the Traditional Indian.
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Admonitions

by Spicer, Jack

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Published
1974
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New York: Adventures in Poetry, 1974. Paperback. 22 8.5x11 sheets printed recto only, 8.5x11 inches, very good first edition thus in lightly-toned and soiled white stapled covers. Poetry. Young 3597. Published at the Poetry Project, Saint Mark's Church in the Bowery. The works were written before 1965 (the poet's death) but gathered for this printing in the mid-1970s. … Read more
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