“I touch your book and dream of our odyssey in the supermarket and feel absurd": First Edition of Allen Ginsberg's Howl and Other Poems with an original poem laid in
San Francisco: City Lights, 1956.
First edition of this principal work of the Beat Generation accompanied by an original poem in Ginberg’s hand. Small octavo, original wrappers as issued. Introduction by William Carlos Williams. In very good condition with some minor browning to the extremities and a small chip to upper corner of rear panel. Laid in is an original poem on a small sheet of paper entirely in Ginsberg’s hand, “June 27, 72 Bee stings on the farmer’s brown breast in June – Allen Ginsberg.” The poem measures 5.75 inches by 7.75 inches. A nice example.
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