Howl; Original Draft Facsimile, Transcript & Various Versions, Fully Annotated By Author, With Contemporaneous Correspondence, Account of First Public Reading, Legal Skirmishes, Precursor Texts & Bibliography. Allen Ginsberg, Barry Miles.
Howl; Original Draft Facsimile, Transcript & Various Versions, Fully Annotated By Author, With Contemporaneous Correspondence, Account of First Public Reading, Legal Skirmishes, Precursor Texts & Bibliography

Howl; Original Draft Facsimile, Transcript & Various Versions, Fully Annotated By Author, With Contemporaneous Correspondence, Account of First Public Reading, Legal Skirmishes, Precursor Texts & Bibliography

New York: Harper & Row, 1986. First Edition. Light brown cloth with gold emboss on spine and Eastern imprint on the cover including the all seeing eye. SIGNED and INSCRIBED with DOODLE "for Kathryn Stewart / Portland Oregon / Allen Ginsberg" on Author Bibliography page with a drawing of a flower and skull and SIGNED on Title Page "Allen Ginsberg / 10/12/90 / Portland". 9" x 11" pp. [vi] xiv [2] 3-194, includes 19 illustrations and photos of Ginsberg's original work on this seminal poem. As the lengthy subtitle explains, this 30th Anniversary issue of Howl is a complete bibliography of itself before, during and after its initial publication. As new / as new. Item #252

"In publishing "Howl," I was curious to leave behind after my generation an emotional time bomb that would continue exploding in U.S. consciousness in case our military - industrial - nationalist complex solidified into a repressive police bureaucracy." (p xii).

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