Lot 134: GINSBERG, ALLEN. Howl and Other Poems.
November 10, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: GINSBERG, ALLEN. Howl and Other Poems. Introduction by William Carlos Williams. 4to, original black wrappers overprinted in light blue, with white hand-pasted wrap-around paper label printed in black, soft creases to lower front corner, small stain to front wrapper. San Francisco: City Lights Pocket Bookshop (1956)
Notes: first edition, first printing, with "75 cents" lettered in light blue on rear cover and only the 1956 date on the copyright page. First issue with dedication page listing Kerouac, Burroughs, Neal Cassady and Lucien Carr. Pocket Poet Series No. 4. Cook, The City Lights Pocket Poets Series, pp. 21-22.