Journals Mid-Fifties 1954-1958: Allen Ginsberg ; Edited by Gordon Ball
Harpercollins, April 1995. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" / Very Good. Item #005508281
A very good first edition hardcover in jacket. xix, , 489 pages. Includes entries from June 1954 through July 1958; the period of completion of 'Howl' and the genesis of 'Kaddish', with references to William S. Burroughs, Jack Kerouac, and others. Also includes 'Meditations on Record Keeping by Poet, Transcribed by Editor' (from recording in Boulder, Colorado, August 8, 1984); editor's introductory note and acknowledgments, plus index of titles and first lines and general index.Over 20 b/w Illustrations (including Photographs & Decorative tailpieces).