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Ginsberg, Allen

Published by City Lights Publishers, San Francisco (1985)

ISBN 10: 0872860175 ISBN 13: 9780872860179

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Item Description: City Lights Publishers, San Francisco, 1985. Paperback. Book Condition: VG+. Not ex-lib. 23rd printing. Softcover in black and white wraps, 16mo. 57pp. + author & publisher lists. VG+. Mild toning to white background of wraps; mild abrasion and rubbing overall. Else Fine: clean, unmarked wraps and pages; tight, square binding. Bookseller Inventory # 022437

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Ginsberg, Allen; Introduction By William Carlos Williams

Published by City Lights, San Francisco, CA (1966)

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Item Description: City Lights, San Francisco, CA, 1966. Stapled Wraps. Book Condition: Good. Seventeenth Printing. Number four in the Pocket Poets Series. Owner's signature on front cover; Some doodles on FFEP and notes written through out the book in ink . Covers slightly worn, faded and aged; 44p. Size: 12mo over 6¾" 7¾" tall. Paper Back. Bookseller Inventory # EW200

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Ginsberg, Allen

Published by City Lights Books, San Francisco, CA (1969)

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Item Description: City Lights Books, San Francisco, CA, 1969. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. 144 clean, unmarked pages Size: 12 vo. Bookseller Inventory # 072782

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Ginsberg, Allen, Introduction by William Carlos Williams

Published by City Lights Books, San Francisco, CA (2001)

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Item Description: City Lights Books, San Francisco, CA, 2001. Soft cover. Later Prtg.. Fine copy in pictorial wraps. Number Four in the Pocket Poets Series. 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # 008599

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Ginsberg, Allen

Published by San Francisco, CA: City Lights Books, No Date ( 2000's) 1st Edition, Later Printing, San Francisco, California (2007)

ISBN 10: 0872860175 ISBN 13: 9780872860179

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Item Description: San Francisco, CA: City Lights Books, No Date ( 2000's) 1st Edition, Later Printing, San Francisco, California, 2007. Soft Cover. Book Condition: Near Fine (see description). Text Cover (illustrator). Later printing(s). ----------softcover, about 4.75 x 6.25 inches, a Near Fine copy, WITHDRAWN stamp but this was a donated book and NOT a library copy, no date but this is a modern printing as the ISBN begins with 978, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. Not Signed. Bookseller Inventory # 149723

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Ginsberg, Allen

Published by City Lights Publishers, San Francisco, CA (1985)

ISBN 10: 0872860175 ISBN 13: 9780872860179

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Item Description: City Lights Publishers, San Francisco, CA, 1985. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good Minus. Thirty-third Printing. 57pp. Wraps have light edgewear. Wraps have light soiling. Wraps have scuffs and light scratches. Front wrap has a light reading crease. Lower edge of front wrap has a light 1" crease. Spine ends are rubbed. Text is unmarked. 0872860175. Bookseller Inventory # 26631

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Ginsberg Allen,

Published by City Lights Books, San Francisco (1969)

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Item Description: City Lights Books, San Francisco, 1969. OBrosch., kl. 8°, 44 S., 2 Bll., leicht gebräunt und etwas abgegriffen. Bookseller Inventory # 002823

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Allen Ginsberg

Published by Penguin UK (2010)

ISBN 10: 0141195231 ISBN 13: 9780141195230

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Item Description: Penguin UK, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Beat movement icon and visionary poet, Allen Ginsberg broke boundaries with his fearless, pyrotechnic verse.  This volume brings together the poems that made his name as a defining figure of the counter-culture.  The apocalyptic 'Howl' became the subject of an obscenity trial when it was first published in 1956. Dark, ecstatic and rhapsodic, it shows why Ginsberg was one of the most influential poets of the twentieth century. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # MM-40008134

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Howl and Other Poems: Allen Ginsberg

Allen Ginsberg

Published by City Lights (1959)

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Item Description: City Lights, 1959. Soft cover. Book Condition: Good. Top corner of some pages are a little blunted,Good + condition overall.(see images) IGNORE postage estimate.small book could go as a letter. Language: eng. Bookseller Inventory # 1689

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Ginsberg, Allen

Published by City Lights, San Francisco, CA (1959)

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Item Description: City Lights, San Francisco, CA, 1959. Eigth printing. 16mo. 44 pp. Softcover, printed wraps, good. (44296). Pocket Poets Series no. 4. Introduction by William Carlos Williams. Bookseller Inventory # 2359

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Allen Ginsberg

Published by Penguin UK Mrz 2009 (2009)

ISBN 10: 0141190167 ISBN 13: 9780141190167

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Item Description: Penguin UK Mrz 2009, 2009. Taschenbuch. Book Condition: Neu. 198x129x7 mm. Neuware - Allen Ginsberg was the bard of the beat generation, and Howl, Kaddish and Other Poems is a collection of his finest work published in Penguin Modern Classics, including 'Howl', whose vindication at an obscenity trial was a watershed moment in twentieth-century history. 'I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked' Beat movement icon and visionary poet, Allen Ginsberg broke boundaries with his fearless, pyrotechnic verse. This new collection brings together the famous poems that made his name as a defining figure of the counterculture. They include the apocalyptic 'Howl', which became the subject of an obscenity trial when it was first published in 1956; the moving lament for his dead mother, 'Kaddish'; the searing indictment of his homeland, 'America'; and the confessional 'Mescaline'. Dark, ecstatic and rhapsodic, they show why Ginsberg was one of the most influential poets of the twentieth century. Allen Ginsberg (1926-97) was an American poet, best known for the poem 'Howl' (1956), celebrating his friends of the Beat Generation and attacking what he saw as the destructive forces of materialism and conformity in the United States at the time. He was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters, was awarded the medal of Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Minister of Culture, won the National Book Award for The Fall of America and was a co-founder of the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at the Naropa Institute, the first accredited Buddhist college in the Western world. If you enjoyed Howl, Kaddish and Other Poems , you might like Jack Kerouac's On the Road , also available in Penguin Modern Classics. 'The poem that defined a generation' Guardian on 'Howl' 'He avoids nothing but experiences it to the hilt' William Carlos Williams 128 pp. Englisch. Bookseller Inventory # 9780141190167

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GINSBERG ALLEN

Published by City Lights Books (1982)

ISBN 10: 0872860175 ISBN 13: 9780872860179

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Item Description: City Lights Books, 1982. Couverture souple. Book Condition: bon. In-16. RO60068893: Plaquette de 44 pages. Légères traces de scotch en page de titre. The Pocket Poets Series, n° 4. Intro. by William Carlos WILLIAMS. In-16 Broché. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 420-Langue anglaise. Anglo-saxon. Bookseller Inventory # RO60068893

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Ginsberg, Allen; William Carlos Williams, introduction.

Published by City Lights Books (1956)., San Francisco: (1956)

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Item Description: City Lights Books (1956)., San Francisco:, 1956. Softcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Sixth printing. The Pocket Poets Series, Number Four. Very good in stapled paper wraps with previous owner's name on first page. Sparse underlining and bracketing throughout. Bookseller Inventory # 50985

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Allen Ginsberg

Published by City Lights Books, San Francisco (1996)

ISBN 10: 0872863107 ISBN 13: 9780872863101

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Item Description: City Lights Books, San Francisco, 1996. Hardcover. 40th Anniversary Commemorative Edition. Near Fine in boards. Clean, bright pages. ; The Pocket Poets; 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 97072

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Allen Ginsberg

Published by City Lights Books, San Francisco (1958)

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Item Description: City Lights Books, San Francisco, 1958. Soft cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. In near fine condition; vertical striated soft creasing to back cover; moderate toning to wraps near spine; light points of rubbing along edges, more so spine; faint toning to pages; otherwise, clean, binding sound. Introduction by William Carlos Williams. The Pocket Poets Series: Number Four. Sixth printing, September 1958. Staple bound, 44 pages. 6 1/4 x 4 7/8 in. Bookseller Inventory # 001061

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Howl and Other Poems: Ginsberg, Allen; Introduction

Ginsberg, Allen; Introduction by William Carlos Williams

Published by San Francisco: City Lights Pocket Bookshop (1956)

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Item Description: San Francisco: City Lights Pocket Bookshop, 1956. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. [Date from copyright page.] The Pocket Poets Series: Number Four. Price 75 cents and Third Printing stated on rear. Original stiff wraps in very good shape, with a touch of toning and slightest rub to extremities. 44 pages, clean, unmarked. [See images of actual book.] As with every book from my father's collection, tipped in at the front is a small, attractive, acid-free bookplate, pictured on my homepage. All books are wrapped with special care and are shipped promptly-----domestic sales sent with 'delivery confirmation' tracking; most international sales sent via global priority. Bookseller Inventory # 001727

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Ginsberg, Allen

Published by City Lights Books, [1956], San Francisco (1956)

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Item Description: City Lights Books, [1956], San Francisco, 1956. No Binding. Book Condition: Clamshell As New. No Jacket. 1st Edition Clamshell Collector's Case. Ginsberg, Allen. HOWL AND OTHER POEMS. Custom Clamshell Case [Not A Book] White title & rules stamped on a black cloth spine over black custom handmade black marbled paper sides, black velour interior. A superb case for the Modern Masterpiece in very fine condition. Custom Clamshell Case. Bookseller Inventory # 31898

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HOWL AND OTHER POEMS: Ginsberg, Allen

Ginsberg, Allen

Published by City Lights Books (1996)

ISBN 10: 0872863107 ISBN 13: 9780872863101

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Item Description: City Lights Books, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. No Jacket. 1st Edition. First printing of the 40th Anniversary edition. Glossy hardcovers. Issued without dustjacket. This copy signed by the publisher as "Ferlinghetti, editor" on the title page. This edition reproduces the format of the original City Lights edition with William Carlos Williams' Introduction. Fine condition. Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Signed by Author(s). Anniversary Edition. Bookseller Inventory # 11111613

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HOWL AND OTHER POEMS: Ginsberg, Allen

Ginsberg, Allen

Published by City Lights Books (1956)

ISBN 10: 0872860175 ISBN 13: 9780872860179

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Item Description: City Lights Books, 1956. Soft cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. 1st Edition. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. First edition, ltr prnt (50th, printed July 1993). Signed and dated "1/28/94" by Ginsberg on the title page. Additionally, Ginsberg has written his "AH" and circled it as was his custom. Introduction by William Carlos Williams. Perfect-bound glossy printed wraps. Some corners just touched. Near Fine condition. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 91323

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GINSBERG, Allen

Published by City Lights Books, San Francisco (1980)

ISBN 10: 0872860175 ISBN 13: 9780872860179

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Item Description: City Lights Books, San Francisco, 1980. Paperback. Later printing. Paperback. Later printing. A paperback original and originally published in 1956. A very good copy with some toning and soiling to the front and rear covers. Price of $2.00 on the rear cover. A 30th printing printed in 1980. This edition is signed on the title page by Ginsberg who has drawn a sunflower around the "o" in Howl and addde the initials "AH." Dated in 1993. Signed by the author. Bookseller Inventory # 27579

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HOWL AND OTHER POEMS: Ginsberg, Allen

Ginsberg, Allen

Published by City Lights Books, San Francisco (1988)

ISBN 10: 0872860175 ISBN 13: 9780872860179

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Item Description: City Lights Books, San Francisco, 1988. Original Wraps. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Not Issued. First Edition. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. First edition, ltr prnt (37th, printed in 1988). Signed and dated "3/8/91" by Ginsberg on the title page. Additionally, Ginsberg has written his initials "AH" on the page and circled them as was his custom. Introduction by William Carlos Williams. Glossy perfect-bound printed wraps. Wraps with minimal edgewear and touched corners, shallow creases on the front and rear wraps, small chip on foreedge of front free endpage. Issued without dustjacket. A tight, read copy in Good condition. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Signed & Dated by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 11436

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Ginsberg, Allen

Published by City Lights Publishers (2001)

ISBN 10: 0872860175 ISBN 13: 9780872860179

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Item Description: City Lights Publishers, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. Reprint. Author signature under name on title page. Clean, crisp copy with very light shelfwear to covers. ; City Lights Pocket Poets, No. 4; 6.06 X 4.80 X 0.24 inches; Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 43956

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GINSBERG, Allen

Published by City Lights, San Francisco (1956)

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Item Description: City Lights, San Francisco, 1956. paperback. Book Condition: very good(-). First. Introduction by William Carlos Williams. 18mo, black & white printed wrappers. San Francisco: City Lights, (1956). First Edition. Third printing. The Pocket Poets Series, Number Four. Priced 75 cents on back cover. The white portions of the covers are dust soiled & toned; Table of Contents leaf has a flattened fold. Signed in full by Ginsberg, Great Neck, 1978, and augmented by him with a sketch of a flower, using the O of "Howl" as a center filled with the initials AH. A good, early copy of this important book. Bookseller Inventory # 270332

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HOWL and other poems (signed & doodled): Ginsberg, Allen

Ginsberg, Allen

Published by City Lights Books, San Francisco (1956)

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Item Description: City Lights Books, San Francisco, 1956. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall. Wraps. - SIGNED / INSCRIBED - City Lights Books, San Francisco (1956) 1969. 16mo 44 pp. Signed First Edition, 21st printing from 1969. 186,000 copies were printed in-between the 1st printing in October 1956 and this copy, the 21st printing in June 1969. This copy is signed and inscribed by Allen Ginsberg. This date coincides with Allen Ginsberg's book signing and reading at the Boulder Public Library. An original flyer of this event will be included in the sale. the flyer shows the same date/location as the date and location in the book. The original flyer will come folded. The book shows general handling and wear around the edges and lightest soiling. Allen Ginsberg has SIGNED and INSRIBED the title page: For __ __ , Allen Ginsberg. Allen Ginsberg also dated this and included the location, Boulder Colorado. In addition to this, Allen Ginsberg also drew a sketch turning the O in HOWL into a daisy or sunflower. Very faint small stain at top edge along multiple page tops. $1.00 price intact on back cover. A matching price is lightly written in pen on the upper right corner of the 1st page. As for the event, on Wednesday November 10, 1982 the Boulder Colorado Public Library hosted a lecture presented by the Naropa Institute. Naropa's Free Lecture Series: Hidden Knowledge/Public Insight featured Allen Ginsberg sharing a social literary history of 3 decades spanning the 1940s - 1960s. Some of the topics that were touched upon were Sex Liberation, Psychedelics, Cosa Nostra Porn, BeBop, Bohemian Grass, Meditative Practices, Beat - Hip-Me Generation etc. etc. A most special night rivaled by a most special tight copy of the 20th century's most famous poem, signed, inscribed and doodled by Allen Ginsberg that same evening. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 000815

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Howl and Other Poems; Introduction by William: Ginsberg, Allen

Ginsberg, Allen

Published by City Lights Books, San Francisco (1956)

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Item Description: City Lights Books, San Francisco, 1956. Second Edition. 5" x 6.13" pp. 44, One of the foundational troika of Beat Literature along with "On The Road" and "Naked Lunch". This Poem has survived a First Amendment challenge in court paving the way for a new generation of artists. This Second Edition is even more rare than the First as more than two-thirds of the original printing was confiscated and destroyed by the customs agency. As with first edition printing, Dedication to Lucian Carr is missing and book printing is in grey-blue. A light water spot along the half inch closest to the spine on this original printed white band pasted to black cover, which is all that keeps this from being a very fine copy. "I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked, dragging themselves through the negro streets at dawn looking for an angry fix," (p. 9). Bookseller Inventory # 141

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Howl and Other Poems (Introduction by William: Allen Ginsberg

Allen Ginsberg

Published by City Lights Pocket Bookshop, San Francisco (1956)

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Item Description: City Lights Pocket Bookshop, San Francisco, 1956. Original wraps. Book Condition: Near Fine. A remarkable Association copy of the 1956 1st City Lights edition (preceded only by an impossibly scarce {purportedly 25 copies} 1955 mimeographed edition of only the poem "Howl"). This copy not only conforms to all the original issue points required of the inaugural Pocket Poet edition but is in beautiful, near-pristine condition. Furthermore, THIS COPY IS SIGNED BY 5 OF THE KEY FIGURES IN THE BOOK'S GENESIS: 1) ALLEN GINSBERG (on the title page); 2) LAWRENCE FERLINGHETTI (on the copyright page); 3) LUCIEN CARR (on the dedication page); 4) WILLIAM BURROUGHS (also on the dedication page); and 5) CARL SOLOMON (on the first blank endpaper). In other words, this copy is signed by the book's author, its publisher and by 3 of its 5 dedicatees (only Jack Kerouac's and Neal Cassady's signatures are missing from this copy). Notably, of the 5 signatures, Lucien Carr's appears to be the most elusive of all on copies of "Howl". We know that his relationship with the Beats grew tense early on and that he insisted his name be removed from all subsequent printings of "Howl". We also know that Carr himself introduced William Burroughs (an old friend from their St. Louis upbringing) to Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg --and that Carr's infamous career at Columbia (as documented in the 2013 film "Kill Your Darlings") saw him not only as an important muse to this budding literary scene but also, incredibly, as someone convicted of homicide and sent to prison (in spite of Kerouac's best efforts to help him cover up the crime). A fresh, tight copy, immaculate internally and easily Near Fine overall, while legitimately approaching Fine (even down to its unrusted staple). Also includes a former owner's hand-made chemise, a handsome, folded cardboard reproduction of the book's front cover. (Somewhere along the line, the former owner of this copy EVEN HAD GINSBERG SIGN THE CHEMISE "Allen Ginsberg for P.O." {Peter Orlovsky?}). Of the 1,000 copies initially published, this must certainly rank as among the most historic --and significant. Bookseller Inventory # 13503

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