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A Coney Island of the Mind

by Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

Condition: Near Fine/Slipcase Near Fine


New York: New Directions, 1958. Original yellow cloth with black titling on spine. Near fine poictorial slipcase with photograph of the author by Ernest Lowe. Extremely minimal wear of slipcase mouth. The book also includes Oral Messages and Poems from Pictures of the Gone World, titles which are usually seen only in The Evergreen Review and City Lights paperbacks. A scarce item of . First Edition,thus. Cloth. Near Fine/Slipcase Near Fine. 8vo. Trade.

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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