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GINSBERG, Allen.

GINSBERG, Allen.

Rare books by Allen Ginsberg, including first editions and signed first edition copies of Howl.

Regularly stocked editions of Ginsberg’s works include the First City Lights Books edition.

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  1. 133699
    First published edition, first printing, with the spelling "Lucien Carr" in the dedication, and the eighth line of the second paragraph on the rear cover beginning "Harlem". This copy is from the library of contemporary San Francisco poet Jean Mclean, with their calligraphic ownership inscription "Jean and Jo Mclean" to... Learn More
    £2,750

    Stock Code: 133699

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  2. 127591

    Siesta in Xbalba

    Icy Cape, Alaska: July, 1956

    First edition, sole impression, one of an estimated 53 copies, this copy signed by Ginsberg on the title page.
    Siesta in Xbalba is a truly rare Ginsberg item, self-printed and self-published in the summer of 1956 while aboard a Navy ship off the coast of Alaska, before he returned to San Francisco and realised his literary... Learn More
    £17,500

    Stock Code: 127591

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  3. 129042comp
    This is a remarkable association between..."> A superb association copy, inscribed and signed by Ginsberg: "For Robert Lowell, on the occasion of a visit to his house in company with my father Louis Ginsberg or December 22, 1966 in the presence of Lord Gowrie and St. Paul." In addition, Ginsberg has drawn his fish triskellion.
    This is a remarkable association between... Learn More
    £6,500

    Stock Code: 129042

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  4. 133563
    An exceptional example of Ted Berrigan's scarce Postcard poems, more usually found with his own manuscript compositions, but here with a manuscript poem by Allen Ginsberg written out in his hand. The poem, beginning "A passport to the land of enchantment..." appears to be a satirical mediation on Hollywood, including mentions... Learn More
    £3,500

    Stock Code: 133563

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  5. 51415
    First edition, first impression. One of 500 specially-bound contributor's copies out of a limited edition of 726 copies. From the library of Alan Ansen. Learn More
    £120

    Stock Code: 51415

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  6. 129543comp
    First published edition, later printing, signed by the author on the title page, "Allen Ginsberg 10/13/94, AH". First published in 1956, this landmark collection defined the discontented voice of its epoch for a generation. It was Ginsberg's first regularly published book, preceded only by the privately produced mimeographed... Learn More
    £500

    Stock Code: 129543

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