Jul 30, 2020 - Sale 2543

Sale 2543 - Lot 344

Price Realized: $ 1,300
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(BEAT GENERATION.) Charters, Ann (ed.). The Portable Beat Reader. 8vo, publisher's 1/4 cloth; dust jacket, yellowed tape repair on verso mending closed tear to top one-third of spine panel, additional jacket (prepublication example without price and blurbs, fine); ownership signature. New York: Viking, 1992

Additional Details

First edition, ex-collection Robert A. Wilson of the Phoenix Bookshop, signed by the editor and eight of the contributors variously in blue and black ink (a few with short inscriptions), including Ed Sanders, Michael McClure, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso, Jack Micheline, Amiri Baraka, and Anne Waldman. With two postcards from Charters to Wilson and additional ephemera laid in.