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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.

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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