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A Coney Island of the Mind by Lawrence Ferlinghetti - First Edition - 1959 - from World of Rare Books and Biblio.com

A Coney Island of the Mind

by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Condition: Good/Good


Hutchinson, 1959. Hardcover. Good/Good. 1959. First Edition. 94 pages. Orange dust jacket with black lettering over matching boards. Clean pages with firm binding. Mild tanning to endpapers and page edges. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Mild wear to spine, board edges and corners. Mild tanning to spine and board edges. Unclipped dust jacket. Moderate wear and tear to edges and corners. Heavy tanning to spine and edges. Moderate soiling to DJ.

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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