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Rare Beat Generation Books Rare & Antiquarian Books

There were many fantastic authors of the Beat Generation, and Biblio is proud to present a vast collection of rare and antique books written by the infamous authors of the Beat Generation. Many of the rare and antique books featured below are signed by the author, and many of them are also inscribed. Some of the rare and antique books of the Beat Generation come complete with illustrations and other ephemera, so they would make a great addition to any rare and antique book collection.

Satori in Paris by Kerouac, Jack

New York: Grove Press, Inc., 1966 First Printing of the stated First Edition. Book in fine condition; dust jacket with a short closed tear to upper back spine-fold and faint soiling to back panel, else fine....

From Idler Fine Books


On The Road by Kerouac, Jack

New York: The Viking Press, 1957. First Edition. Black cloth with title in white on cover and flawless text in white on spine. Fine/very good. Octavo 5.25" x 8" pp. [2] 3-310. One of the most seminal, shape shifting books of 20th century liter...

From Montgomery Rare Books & Manuscripts



New York: The Viking Press, 1957. First Edition. Hardcover. Both the book and the dustwrapper are bright and fresh, with a few very short closed tears to the top of the dustwrapper. Fine in a Near Fine dustwrapper. Third Printing in a Third Printing dus...

From Charles Agvent


On the Road by Jack Kerouac

The book was my father's personal copy. The DJ has no clips but a little missing and moisture damage. The cover was taped and has moisture problems but the inside pages are in fine condition in comparison to others. Cover states Printed in U.S.A. Book sta...

From Bay Shore Emporium


Hustlers, Beats, and Others by Polsky, Ned

Chicago: Aldine Publishing Co. , 1967. SCARCE in dust jacket, and in collectible condition. First Edition, 1967. Near Fine, from the library of noted sociologist Ira L. Reiss, his name stamps hidden under front flap on paste down, scant rubbing to cloth a...

From Dale Steffey Books


The Naked Lunch by Burroughs, William

Paris: The Olympia Press, 1959. Number 76 in the Traveller's Companion Series.. First Edition, First Issue, with price of 1500 francs rear flap. Book is Near Fine, with tiny (1/8") apparent glue stains at top and bottom of page block at spine tip...

From Dale Steffey Books


Empty Mirror: Early Poems by GINSBERG, Allen

New York: Totem Press in association with Corinth Books, 1961. Softcover. Near Fine. First edition. Wrappers. Introduction by William Carlos Williams. A couple of small stains on the rear panel, else fine. Inscribed by Ginsberg on Staten Island in 1964 ...

From Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA



Viking Press. New York. 1957. FIRST EDITION. Publishers black cloth, lettered in white to spine and front board. In original 1st state dustwrapper with price still intact on front inner flap. Book is clean internally except for the faint trace of a singl...

From Paul Foster Books


The Subterraneans by KEROUAC, Jack

New York: Grove Press, Inc., 1958. Octavo. Original brown cloth-backed boards, white paper to sides, with gilt titles to spine and front board. Bookseller's ticket of Witkowers (Hartford, Connecticut), to rear pastedown. A fine copy. First edition, firs...

From Peter Harrington


Where is Vietnam? (broadside) by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Ferlinghetti, Lawrence. Where Is Vietnam? San Francisco, CA: City Lights Books, 1965. First edition, first printing. Broadside (8½ x 14"). Published in 1965 – a decisive and important year in the development of the Vietnam War – Lawrence Ferlinghetti...

From Poetic Justice Books and Arts


Turn Me On Dead Man. An Examinatior of the clues Surrounding the Rumoured Death of Paul McCartney by [BEATLES] . TURNER J. Lancelot

U. S. A.: Stone Garden Press. September, 1969. First edition. original cream pictorial wrappers lettered and illustrated in black and grays. Very lightly dust soiled, else fine. Octavo. 21 pp Rare 'This pamphlet is designed to give the interested reade...

From Randall House Rare Books



(RUSCHA, EDWARD). Kerouac, Jack & Edward Ruscha. Bob Monk, Coordinating Editor. ED RUSCHA: ON THE ROAD: AN ARTIST BOOK OF THE CLASSIC NOVEL BY JACK KEROUAC - LIMITED SIGNED SLIPCASED EDITION. Signed and Numbered by the Artist. New York & Gottinge...

From Arcana: Books on the Arts


Pictures of the Gone World by Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

San Francisco, CA: City Lights Books. Very Good+. 1955. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Paperback. 087286040X . The first book in the Pocket Poets Series published by The City Lights Pocket Bookshop. This first edition was limited to 500 unnumbered copies. T...

From S. Howlett-West Books (member of ABAA & ILAB)


Howl and Other Poems by Ginsberg, Allen

San Francisco: City Lights Pocket Bookshop, 1956. Third Printing. Very Good. First edition, third printing. Signed by Allen Ginsberg on the title page. Publisher's white stapled wraps printed in black. Very Good. Toning and wear to wraps, pages tone...

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA


William S. Burrough's Unforgettable Characters: 'Lola La Chata' & Bernabé Jurado by Burroughs, William S. & Michael Spann & Jack Sargeant

Brisbane, Australia: Xochi. Fine. (2001). First Edition; First Printing. Paperback. Appears to be new book in as new condition. First edition limited to 123 copies. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 58 pages . ...

From James F. Balsley, Bookseller


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