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Loka 2: a Journal from Naropa Institute
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Loka 2: a Journal from Naropa Institute

By Fields, Rick, Editor

Garden City: Anchor Press; Doubleday, 1976. Paperback. 175p., illustrated in b&w with contributor photoportraits, zen calligraphy &c &c; texts aplenty. Softbound in 11x8 inch bright yellow wraps titled in aqua blue, a good copy: a little handled, front cover has scrape-lines and dust-flecks, entirely clean, sound and unmarked within. 87. Includes contributions from Chogyam Trungpa, Allen Ginsberg, Alan Watts, Ed Sanders, Gregory Bateson, Harvey Cox, William Burroughs, W.S. Merwin (evidently prior to his being pansted by Trungpa goons), and many others, including one of John Steinbeck's sons (John IV).

$15.00

The Kerouac Connection: #18, Autumn 1989; Radical Jack - 20 years on ..
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The Kerouac Connection: #18, Autumn 1989; Radical Jack - 20 years on ..

By Kerouac, Jack, Dave Moore, editor, Rob Anstee, Ian Duckett et al.

Bristol: The Kerouac Connection, 1989. Magazine. 40p. includes covers, 5.75x8.25 inches, photos, illustrations, poetry, interviews, rusty staples otherwise very good digest-size fanzine in stapled yellow pictorial wraps. Center-spread of Kerouac's "Bowery Blues" illustrated with b&w photos, fan-fiction and poetry.

$20.00

Admonitions
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Admonitions

By Spicer, Jack

New York: Adventures in Poetry, 1974. Paperback. 22 8.5x11 sheets printed recto only, 8.5x11 inches, very good first edition thus in lightly-toned and soiled white stapled covers. Poetry. Young 3597. Published at the Poetry Project, Saint Mark's Church in the Bowery. The works were written before 1965 (the poet's death) but gathered for this printing in the mid-1970s.

$45.00

The East Village Other; Vol. 5, No. 16, March 24, 1970
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The East Village Other; Vol. 5, No. 16, March 24, 1970

By Various

New York: The East Village Other, Inc, 1970. Newspaper. 24p., folded tabloid, illus., lightly tanned, some fraying to page edges of centerspread, mailing label partly covers cover logo, some small chipping at spine-fold, a few closed tears, despite these flaws, a decent copy. This issue followed two weeks after the Weatherman townhouse explosion and includes an account of that and other bombings recently perpetuated. More than the usual music coverage with review of Miles Davis concert and article by EVO reported embedded with the touring New York Rock Ensemble. Also includes full-page devoted to photo of Allen Ginsberg and reproduction of a hand-written poem "Crossing Nation". Intricate full-page comic strip by Joe Schenkman. Pieces on Mayor Lindsay, Heroin, and random news and usual ads of the era.

$20.00

Planet news: a tribute to Allen Ginsberg, Thursday, May 14, 1998. Cathedral of St. John the Divine
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Planet news: a tribute to Allen Ginsberg, Thursday, May 14, 1998. Cathedral of St. John the Divine

By [Ginsberg, Allen]

New York: n.pub, 1998. 8p., brochure announcing a memorial held the year after his death, with a concise biography and outline of Ginsberg's social activism. Folded into quarters, paper toned.

$25.00

White Shroud; poems 1980-1985
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White Shroud; poems 1980-1985

By Ginsberg, Allen

New York: Harper Perennial, 1986. Paperback. xi, 89p., very good first edition trade paperback in white wraps.

$11.00

Admonitions
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Admonitions

By Spicer, Jack

New York: Adventures in Poetry, 1974. Paperback. 22 8.5x11 sheets printed recto only, 8.5x11 inches, fair in somewhat browned, soiled, stapled white covers, staples badly rusted, rear cover detached but present. Poetry. Young 3597. Published at the Poetry Project, Saint Mark's Church in the Bowery. The works were written before 1965 (the poet's death) but gathered for this printing in the mid-1970s.

$30.00

Edgenicity
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Edgenicity

By Enright, John, Specs, aka Richard Simmons association

Pago Pago, Samoa: Self-published by the author as A Rusty Staples Press Production, 2000. [iii] 86p., 5.5x8.25 inches, personal inscription to Specs [Richard Simmons of Specs Bar] signed by the author as John, very good booklet in stapled white pictorial wraps. Stories about Samoa by the author of two booklets on Synanon. Inscribed to the late owner of Specs' Bar in North Beach.

$45.00

On Third Street: Jack Kerouac Revisited
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On Third Street: Jack Kerouac Revisited

By Schwartz, Mark

San Francisco: Magenta Press, 2008. [32p] 5.5x8.5 inches, personal inscription to Specs (aka Richard Simmons, legendary North Beach bar owner), mild stains otherwise good first edition poetry chapbook in stapled yellow pictorial wraps.

$25.00

Harold Norse [brochure]
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Harold Norse [brochure]

By Norse, Harold

[San Francisco]: no publisher [Beat Museum?], 2016. Six-panel folded brochure, 4.75x8.5 inches, photo of Norse on front panel, four panel biographical sketch of the gay poet, very good on white stock. Text uncredited. This was likely a handout at the Beat Museum in SF to coincide with the Beat Art exhibit as ghere seems to be mention of his Cosmographs.

$11.00

Transfer 5
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Transfer 5

By Anderson, Stanley, Frank Chapman et al, editors, John Martison, Charles Garrigues, Dennis Beale, et al.

San Francisco: Gutenberg Press for Associated Students at San Francisco State College, 1958. 48p., 5.5x8.5 inches, poetry, illustrations, very good poetry journal, stapled booklet in white pictorial wraps with mild toning at spine-fold and edges.

$25.00

The Logic of Snowflakes
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The Logic of Snowflakes

By Moe, H. D. [David Moe]

San Francisco: Beatitude Press, 1979. Paperback. [32p] 6.75x8.5 inches, poetry, illustrations, very good first edition slim paperback in pink pictorial wraps.

$25.00

Lenny Bruce \
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Lenny Bruce "I Am Not a Nut, Elect Me!" [vinyl LP]

By Bruce, Lenny, liner notes by Ralph Gleason

Philadelphia: Fantasy, 1960. Audio LP. Vinyl 33-1/3rd LP very good in toned inner sleeve (white) and original album cover with plastic still encasing but open. F-7007.

$20.00

New Poems
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New Poems

By Rexroth, Kenneth

New York: New Directions, 1974. Hardcover. 87p., very good first edition in quarter-cloth boards and unclipped dj. Includes the poet's Chinese translations.

$20.00

Revolutionary letters
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Revolutionary letters

By di Prima, Diane

New York: [privately published], 1968. [16p.], 8.5x14 inch mimeographed sheets stapled at left, the second expanded edition with 34 poems. Folded into thirds,

$125.00

Colorado - the top of the mts, the bottom of the sky. 5-24-79 [hand-colored broadside]
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Colorado - the top of the mts, the bottom of the sky. 5-24-79 [hand-colored broadside]

By Kandel, Lenore

n.p.: the author, 1979. 8.5x14 inch poetry broadside, apparently photoreproduced from one of the published editions of the poem "Everyday magic" with additional decorations, this photocopy then painted in several colors, with the later date of June 8, 1979 added by hand; three horizontal fold creases, with a short edge split at the central crease. Kandel had ties with some of the Beats as well as the Diggers; she was the only woman to speak from the stage at the Human Be-In in 1967 (reading from "To Fuck With Love"). Jack Kerouac's character Romana Swartz in the novel Big Sur is based on her.

$95.00

Thoughts Have Wings [Interior title: Ode]
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Thoughts Have Wings [Interior title: Ode]

By Goodell, Larry

Placitas, NM: Duende Press, 1964. Pictorial cover with design by Bobbie Creeley, enclosing two folded sheets that fold out to reveal the text of the poem. Minor corner wear, very good. Duende Broadside #1.

$40.00

Big Table 3; [Fall] 1959
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Big Table 3; [Fall] 1959

By Carroll, Paul, editor, Allen Ginsberg, John Rechy, John Ashbery, Robert Duncan, Norman Mailer, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Jean Genet et al.

Chicago: Big Table, 1959. Paperback. 120p., good first edition trade paperback literary journal in pictorial wraps. The white front and back covers (by Aaron Siskind) are worn and soiled, with a short unobtrusive tear at the head. The journal contains the first publication of excerpts from Alan Ginsberg's Kaddish. Big Table was created as a response to the University of Chicago suppressing the Winter 1959 issue of The Chicago Review due to worries about obscenity. That issue would contain excerpts from "Naked Lunch" and Kerouac's "Old Angel Midnight" In Spring of 1959 the entire staff had abandoned the Review and published the suppressed issue as "Big Table 1

$30.00

The Logic of Snowflakes
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The Logic of Snowflakes

By Moe, H. D. [David Moe]

San Francisco: Beatitude Press, 1979. Paperback. [32p] 6.75x8.5 inches, poetry, illustrations, two ink scribbles on cover, light wear, first edition slim paperback in pictorial wraps.

$20.00

Kashtania Segodnia
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Kashtania Segodnia

By Hirschman, Jack

San Francisco: Beatitude Press, 1975. Paperback. 36p., 5.25x8.25 inches, first edition slim trade paperback in pictorial wraps, with title in Cyrillic; back cover is toned, and 9 circular indentations have been pounded into it at random, affecting many adjacent leaves: book as anvil? As to title, that is the only Cyrillic text, the poems are entirely in English.

$15.00

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