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"IN MEMORY OF THE MAD FEMALE NEIGHBOR OVER MINETTA'S"

GINSBERG, Allen. Howl. San Francisco, 1956.

First edition, first printing, one of only 1000 copies, of Ginsberg's definitive anthem of the Beat generation, inscribed on the title page to his longtime friend, Helen Elliott, a member of the New York literati and an ex-girlfriend of Lucien Carr, on of the dedicatees of the volume: "For Helen in memory of the mad female neighbor over Minettas—Alan." $17,500.

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"AN ORAL DICTIONARY OF THE IMAGINATION"

(GINSBERG, Allen) COOLIDGE, Clark. The Maintains. Oakland, California, 1974.

First edition of this collection of experimental, sound-driven poetry, inscribed by Clark Coolidge to Allen Ginsberg: "For Allen, an oral dictionary of the imagination manu tenere [I support] with all Best Wishes, Clark. Hancock, Mass.—7 III 75." With Ginsberg's owner signature beneath Coolidge's inscription. $3200.

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“…A SENSE OF BEING SELF-PROPHETIC MASTER OF THE UNIVERSE”

GINSBERG, Allen. Kaddish and Other Poems. San Francisco, 1961.

First edition, first printing, of this significant collection of poems—including the title piece, part lamentation for his mother, part protest of American society—presentation association copy inscribed by the poet on the title page to acclaimed poet (later Poet Laureate) William Meredith: "For William Meredith. January 18, 78. Allen Ginsburg," with original sketches by Ginsberg including his characteristic "AH" inside a sunflower (referring to "Ah! Sun-flower" by William Blake) and a skull beneath a star of David with a flower growing out of it and crossbones beneath. $2300.

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SIGNED BY ALLEN GINSBERG

(GINSBERG, Allen) CHARTERS, Ann, compiler. Scenes Along the Road. New York, 1971.

First edition, third printing, of a fascinating photobook about the Beat poets, this association copy signed and dated "10/11/91" on the title page by Allen Ginsberg, along with his encircled "AH," featuring three poems by Ginsberg, one of an unnumbered limited edition, a fine copy. $1400.

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