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Queer

by BURROUGHS, William

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Published
1986
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Fair
ISBN
9780330300162
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$5.40

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London: Picador, 1986. Paperback. Fair. A very sound, but well used reading copy. A love story - the account of William Lee's painfully circular seduction of Eugene Allerton in Mexico City and the romantic agonies he suffers. Paper stock yellowing and a little spotty, covers rubbed. "A major work. Burrough's heart laid bare" (Allen Ginsberg)
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Jack Kerouac

by SANDISON, David (Jack Kerouac)

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Published
1999
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780600597094
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$11.56

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London: Hamlyn House, 1999. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. A very neat, bright copy. Quarto in publisher's original illustrated boards with white lettered credits to spine. 160 pages including foreword by Carolyn Cassady, numerous informative and poignant colour / black & white photographic plates, list of books by Kerouac with a guide to who-was-who, selected bibliography. A fabulous… Read more
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Jack Kerouac: Selected Letters 1957 -1969

by KEROUAC Jack; CHARTERS, Anne

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Published
1999
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780670861903
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$19.27

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New York: Viking, 1999. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Lovely bright, tight copy. First printing. Octavo in publisher's original grey boards quarter bound in charcoal paper with bronze credits to spine. 514 page including introduction by Kerouac's biographer Anne Charters, notes and index. Second volume of Kerouac's letters edited by Anne Charters. This volume covers from 1957, the… Read more
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Offbeat: Collaborating with Kerouac

by AMRAM, David

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Published
2002
Condition
Near Fine,
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9781560253624
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$18.50

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New York: Thunder's Mouth Press, 2002. First edition. Paperback. Near Fine,. A very neat, square copy. First printing. Octavo in illustrated wrapper, 309 pages including black and white plates, index. A tiny dog-ear on front panel. Amram recounts his enduring friendship and artistic collaborations with Kerouac including the now classic film 'Pull my Daisy'. An important memoir of… Read more
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Scratching the Beat Surface

by MCCLURE, Michael

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Published
1982
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780865470736
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$23.13

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San Franscisco: North Point Press, 1982. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. A neat, bright copy. First impression. Octavo in original maroon cloth with gilt title and credits to spine. 175 pages including reading list and ten full-page black & white photographs by Larry Keenant. In this collection of seven essays, McClure explores the poetry of Charles Olson, Allen… Read more
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The Island

by CREELEY, Robert

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Published
1963
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: John Calder, 1963. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. A neat, tight copy. First UK edition, first impression. Octavo in original wrappers, 190 pages. Some fading to wrapper. Robert Creeley (1926 - 2005), one of America's leading poets was a a friend and contemporary of Kerouac, Ginsberg, and Jackson Pollock. 'The Island' (Creeley's only novel) … Read more
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Journals Mid-Fifties 1954-1958: Allen Ginsberg ; Edited by Gordon Ball

by Ginsberg, Allen; Ball, Gordon

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Published
1995
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780060167714
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$11.56

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New York: HarperCollins, 1995. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. First printing. Dustjacket spine rather faded. A tight, clean copy.
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Dr Sax (Doctor Sax: Faust Part Three)

by KEROUAC, Jack

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Published
1959
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Thus
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$115.64

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New York: Grove, 1959. First Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. First Evergreen edition, third printing. Original black cloth with green metallic title and credit to spine, 245 pages. Very light corner creasing to a few pages. Near fine - a very neat, bright example of perhaps Kerouac's most sustained creative writing - his personal… Read more
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Lonesome Traveller

by KEROUAC, Jack

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Published
1960
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$69.38

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New York: McGraw-Hill, 1960. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Original fawn / black boards, 184 pages. Line illustrations throughout by Larry Rivers. Some light chipping to top of spine, very light age toning to page edges. A very attractive example of Kerouac's most accessible work; a collection of magazine articles on his wanderings across the… Read more
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Visions of Gerard

by Kerouac Jack

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Published
1962
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$169.60

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New York: Farrar, Straus and Company, 1962. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Original pink & white decorated boards, quarter bound in black cloth with gilt title and credit to spine. Stated first printing. Black and white drawings by James Spanfeller. Neat previous owner's name on front pastedown, a few light stains to spine and rear panel… Read more
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Lonesome Traveller

by Kerouac Jack

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Published
1962
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: Andre Deutsch, 1962. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Original publisher's red boards with gilt title and credit top spine, 183 pages. Dustjacket has a 1 inch chip at bottom of spine and smaller one at the top. Top of front board and spine faded. Kerouac's most accessible work; a collection of magazine articles on his… Read more
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Jack Kerouac

by SANDISON, David (Jack Kerouac)

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Published
1999
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780600597094
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$15.42

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London: Hamlyn House, 1999. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. A very neat, bright copy. Quarto in publisher's original illustrated boards with white lettered credits to spine. 160 pages including foreword by Carolyn Cassady, numerous informative and poignant colour / black & white photographic plates, list of books by Kerouac with a guide to who-was-who, selected bibliography. A fabulous… Read more
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The Yage Letters

by BURROUGHS, William S.; GINSBERG, Allen

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Fine
ISBN
9780872860049
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$18.50

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San Franscisco: City Lights Books. Soft Cover. Fine. First published 1963, this is a later undated printing. A bright, tight copy.
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Jack's Book: An Oral Biography of Jack Kerouac

by Gifford, Barry & Lee, Lawrence

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Sad Paradise Books
Published
1999
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780862419288
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$10.79

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Edinburgh: Rebel Inc, 1999. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. First printing. xxii - 393pp, black and white plates. Wrapper a little creased. A sound, clean example of the first UK edition.
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Jack Kerouac: Selected Letters 1957 -1969

by KEROUAC Jack; CHARTERS, Anne

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Sad Paradise Books
Published
1999
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780670861903
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$30.84

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New York: Viking, 1999. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Lovely bright, tight copy. First printing. Octavo in publisher's original grey boards quarter bound in charcoal paper with bronze credits to spine. 514 page including introduction by Kerouac's biographer Anne Charters, notes and index. Second volume of Kerouac's letters edited by Anne Charters. This volume covers from 1957, the… Read more
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Jack Kerouac, King of the Beats: a Portrait

by Miles, Barry [Kerouac, Jack]

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Published
199
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780753500590
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London: Virgin Books, 199. Soft Cover. Very Good. Reprint. An intimate and provocative portrait of this complex and extraordinary writer. Slight crease to front panel. A near fine tight, clean copy.
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Visions of Cody

by KEROUAC, Jack

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Published
1972
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780070342019
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$177.31

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New York: McGraw-Hill, 1972. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. First printing. Original publisher's maroon embossed cloth with gilt title to spine. This material was written 1951-1952, but never before published in its entirety. Very slight wrinkling to dustjacket at head and foot of spine. Near fine condition - bright, tight and clean.
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Dr Sax (Doctor Sax: Faust Part Three)

by KEROUAC, Jack

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Published
1959
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Thus
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$104.07

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New York: Grove, 1959. First Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. First Evergreen edition, third printing.Original black cloth with green metallic title and credit to spine, 245 pages. Erasure of previous owner's name on flyleaf. Price-clipped dustjacket. Near fine - a bright, tight copy of perhaps Kerouac's most sustained creative writing - his personal favourite. … Read more
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Vanity of Duluoz

by Kerouac Jack

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Published
1968
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Coward-McCann, 1968. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Poor. Second impression. The dustjacket is tatty with a big chunk missing from the front panel. A sound, tight clean copy.
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Jack's Book

by Gifford, Barry & Lee, Lawrence

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Sad Paradise Books
Published
1978
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780312439422
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$11.56

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New York: St Martins, 1978. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Octavo. Edges foxed, small closed tear to rear panel of slightly edge-chipped dustjacket. Charming, neat little inscription by previous owner on flyleaf. This oral biography from people who knew Jack as a man, a friend and a lover. A sound tight copy.
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