Allen. Howl and other Poems. Introduction by William Carlos Williams.
The Pocket Poets Series: Number Four.
: The City Lights Pocket Bookshop, (1956). Small quarto, original
printed wrappers; custom half-leather box.
"I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by
First edition, one of only 1000 copies.
This copy signed and inscribed by Ginsberg: "For
Janet & Charles Richards / Potrero Hill / 1971". Potrero
Hill is a
neighborhood where Ginsberg lived while working on Howl.
Janet Richards was a feminist writer, known for her book
"Common Soldiers". Text
fine; wrappers generally fine with only very slight browning to spine
and a few small stray spots. An
outstanding inscribed copy with rich associations.