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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. Archive of correspondence with Paul Bertram.
    A collection of rare, mostly early correspondence from Allen Ginsberg to his life-long friend, Rutgers professor and Shakespearean scholar Paul Bertram (19282013), including what is the earliest known use in their writings of the seminal term "Beat". Writing on 14 July 1947, Ginsberg relates: "I spent most of June in Texas... Learn More
    £32,500

    Stock Code: 100918

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  2. T.V. Baby Poems.
    First edition, signed limited issue. Number 91 of 100 copies signed and numbered by the author on the half-title. The rest of the edition consisted of 1,500 wrappered copies and 400 casebound library copies. Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 105756

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  3. The Gates of Wrath.
    First Edition, First Printing. Limited to 100 numbered copies bound thus and signed by the author. This copy being lettered "C" and containing a full-page presentation inscription to the page facing the title page, "For Tom Allen Ginsberg His copy R'cd 8 September 1973 Learn More
    £1,000

    Stock Code: 35899

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  4. Iron Horse.
    First City Lights Books edition, first printing. One of only 1000 copies printed. From the library of Alan Ansen. Learn More
    £60

    Stock Code: 51396

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  5. White Shroud. Poems 1980
    First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author on the title page to poet Frank Correnti, "For Frank Correnti, Allen Ginsberg, 3/12/87 AH Seton Hall." Learn More
    £175

    Stock Code: 99477

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  6. Best Minds. A Tribute to Allen Ginsberg.
    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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  7. Photographs.
    First edition, first printing. Inscribed by Ginsberg on the title page: "Allen Ginsberg for Maud Hallin, 3/27/91 - City Lights", with a sketch of a skull and a flower, with the word "AH" written in its centre, referring to the poem "Ah, Sunflower", by William Blake - one of Ginsberg's favourites. Ginsberg's fantastic collection... Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 106949

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