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A Coney Island of the Mind

by Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

Condition: Near Fine /J No Dust Jacket


San Francicso: Arion Press. 2005. F First Edition Thus Collectible. H Hardcover with Slipcase. Near Fine. One of 26 lettered copies for complimentary distribution, (This being 'E' ). Signed by both Ferlinghetti and artist R. B. Kitaj on colophon page at rear. Bound in gray quarter cloth with Kitaj's illustrated paper boards and paper title label housed in publisher's matching slipcase. A fabulous production designed and produced under the direction of Andrew Hoyem. Handset in Goudy Light and Goudy Heavy and printed on mouldmade Hahnemuhle Burgra paper. Signed: I Signed By Author and Artist

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.


  • Bookseller: Vashon Island Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 0818128
  • Title: A Coney Island of the Mind
  • Author: Ferlinghetti, Lawrence
  • Illustrator: b/w Illustrations By R. B. Kitaj
  • Format/binding: H Hardcover with Slipcase
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: J No Dust Jacket
  • Edition: F First Edition Thus Collectible
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Arion Press
  • Place: San Francicso
  • Date published: 2005
  • Keywords: Spel2015 POETRY POETIC WORKS AUTHOR GENERAL POEMS


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