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          • William S. Burroughs, American (1914 -1997), RX Morphine Dawn, silkscreen, #73/99, 13 1/2 x 18 1/2 in. (34.3 x 47 cm.)
            Feb. 07, 2024

            William S. Burroughs, American (1914 -1997), RX Morphine Dawn, silkscreen, #73/99, 13 1/2 x 18 1/2 in. (34.3 x 47 cm.)

            Est: $700 - $900

            William S. Burroughs American, (1914 -1997) RX Morphine Dawn silkscreen, #73/99 signed

            Maynards Fine Art & Antiques
          • William Seward Burroughs Jr. (1914-1997) Mix Media On Paper
            Sep. 23, 2023

            William Seward Burroughs Jr. (1914-1997) Mix Media On Paper

            Est: -

            Titled: Red Rite. Signed Three Times. Includes Hardware For Horizontal Or Vertical Viewing. Frame Is In Good Condition. Frame Measures Approximately 30.25in X 25in. Image Measures Approximately 22.75in X 12.5in. Bh14908 Sa

            EJ'S Auction & Appraisal
          • Shotgun Painting, William S. Burroughs
            Dec. 18, 2022

            Shotgun Painting, William S. Burroughs

            Est: $2,000 - $4,000

            William S. Burroughs (American, 1914-1997), Shotgun Art, spray paint on wood, overall (unframed): 40.5"h x 38"w

            Clars Auctions
          • William S. Borroughs, X-Ray Man. 1992. Ex. 79/178. signed
            Nov. 19, 2022

            William S. Borroughs, X-Ray Man. 1992. Ex. 79/178. signed

            Est: €200 - €400

            X Ray Man. Color lithograph on vellum. 28 x 20.5 cm. Here number 79 from an edition of 178 copies. Numbered lower left in pencil, signed and dated lower center: 79/178; William S Burroughs '92. Framed behind glass.

            Kunst und Design Auktionshaus Schops Turowski
          • William S. Burroughs (American, 1914-1997) Gluttony and Envy (a pair of prints from The Seven Deadly Sins), 1991
            May. 12, 2022

            William S. Burroughs (American, 1914-1997) Gluttony and Envy (a pair of prints from The Seven Deadly Sins), 1991

            Est: $1,500 - $2,500

            William S. Burroughs (American, 1914-1997) Gluttony and Envy (a pair of prints from The Seven Deadly Sins), 1991 4-color silkscreen, 1-color woodblock each signed and numbered 26/90 in pencil 45 x 31 inches. Published by Lococo Fine Art

            Hindman
          • AMERICAN WATERCOLOR PAINTING BY WILLIAM BURROUGHS
            Jan. 22, 2022

            AMERICAN WATERCOLOR PAINTING BY WILLIAM BURROUGHS

            Est: $100 - $150

            William Seward Burroughs, Jr. (American, 1914-1997) watercolor painting on paper, Blue Burger. Signed lower left. Titled lower right. Framed. Provenance: The Doule New York auction, Doyle Design, November 6, 2014, lot #95. William Seward Burroughs II was an American writer and visual artist, credited as a primary figure of the Beat Generation and a major postmodern author who influenced popular culture and literature. William Burroughs Jr is known for Mixed-media gun-themed artwork, collage, writing. One of a kind artwork.

            Antique Arena Inc
          • William S. Burroughs (St. Louis, Missouri 1914-Lawrence, Kansas 1997) - Untitled (Silver Grid Field), 1987
            Oct. 28, 2021

            William S. Burroughs (St. Louis, Missouri 1914-Lawrence, Kansas 1997) - Untitled (Silver Grid Field), 1987

            Est: €2,800 - €3,600

            mixed media and silver paint on black cardboard Photo-certificate issued by the Artist This lot is subject to Artists Resale Rights

            Finarte
          • William S. Burroughs Shotgun Painting
            May. 15, 2021

            William S. Burroughs Shotgun Painting

            Est: $5,000 - $7,000

            Work is titled "Are you in Salt?" and is double-sided, with one photo on each side. Burroughs is among the subjects in the group photo. Provenance: Diego Cortez, Ltd., New York, New York, acquired 1990.

            Palm Beach Modern Auctions
          • William S. Burroughs (1914-1997)
            Apr. 28, 2021

            William S. Burroughs (1914-1997)

            Est: €1,500 - €2,500

            William S. Burroughs (1914-1997), The Seven Deadly Sins, the complete set of seven multicoloured serigraphed woodcuts on museum board and accompanying text pages, each print signed in pencil 'William S. Burroughs' (lower right) and numbered '72/90' (lower left), all contained in original red stained plywood portfolio, full sheets 117x78,5 cm, Published in 1991 by Lococo Mulder Fine Art Publishers, New York, in an edition of 90 plus 10 artist proofs.

            Venduehuis der Notarissen
          • COMPLETE SET 7 FRAMED WOODCUTS WITH SCREENPRINT
            Nov. 18, 2020

            COMPLETE SET 7 FRAMED WOODCUTS WITH SCREENPRINT

            Est: $1,000 - $2,000

            William Burroughs (American, 1914-1997) "The Seven Deadly Sins", a complete set of seven framed woodcuts with screenprint in colors. On NW Crestwood Museum Board. Along with accompanying text pages in matching frames, all contained in the original red stained plywood portfolio. Edition 31 of 90. Signed, dated and numbered in pencil Published by Lococo-Mulder, New York, with blindstamp Provenance: Chestnut Hill Estate, Philadelphia

            Kamelot Auctions
          • William S. Burroughs, American (19174-1997), Self Portrait - "Burroughs", silkscreen, #8/18, 15 x 22 1/2 in. (38 x 57 cm)
            Oct. 30, 2020

            William S. Burroughs, American (19174-1997), Self Portrait - "Burroughs", silkscreen, #8/18, 15 x 22 1/2 in. (38 x 57 cm)

            Est: $300 - $500

            William S. Burroughs American (19174-1997) self portrait - "burroughs" silkscreen, #8/18 15 x 22 1/2 in. (38 x 57 cm)

            Maynards Fine Art & Antiques
          • WILLIAM BURROUGHS senza titolo
            Sep. 25, 2020

            WILLIAM BURROUGHS senza titolo

            Est: €9,000 - €10,000

            non firmato

            Fidesarte Italia SRL
          • BURROUGHS WILLIAM S. (1914 - 1997) (US) serigrafie…
            Feb. 17, 2020

            BURROUGHS WILLIAM S. (1914 - 1997) (US) serigrafie…

            Est: €500 - €700

            BURROUGHS WILLIAM S. (1914 - 1997) (US) serigrafie n° 83/178 : " X-Ray Man" - 27,5 x 20 getekend en gedateerd (19)92 "William S. Burroughs X-Ray Man" screenprint - signed and dated 1992

            DVC
          • William S. Burroughs "Queer" 1st Ed. Signed, 1985
            Dec. 08, 2019

            William S. Burroughs "Queer" 1st Ed. Signed, 1985

            Est: $400 - $600

            William S. Burroughs (American, 1914-1997), "Queer." Published by Viking, New York, 1985, 1st edition, 1st printing, signed by author on title page. Octavo, blue board cover with silver lettering to spine. Approx: 8" x 5".

            Ahlers & Ogletree Inc.
          • William S. Burroughs "Naked Lunch" 1st Ed. Signed
            Dec. 08, 2019

            William S. Burroughs "Naked Lunch" 1st Ed. Signed

            Est: $200 - $400

            William S. Burroughs (American, 1914-1997), "Naked Lunch." Published by Grove Press, Inc., New York, 1959, 1st edition, 6th printing, signed by author on title page. Octavo, dark gray/black board cover with gilt lettering to spine. Approx: 8.25"x 5.5".

            Ahlers & Ogletree Inc.
          • William S. Burroughs "Naked Lunch", 1st Ed. Signed
            Dec. 08, 2019

            William S. Burroughs "Naked Lunch", 1st Ed. Signed

            Est: $200 - $400

            William S. Burroughs (American, 1914-1997), "Naked Lunch." Published by Grove Press, Inc., New York, 1959, 1st edition, 1st printing, signed by author on title page. Octavo, dark gray/black board cover with gilt lettering to spine. Approx: 8.25"x 5.5".

            Ahlers & Ogletree Inc.
          • "The Letters of William S. Burroughs", Signed
            Dec. 08, 2019

            "The Letters of William S. Burroughs", Signed

            Est: $150 - $300

            William S. Burroughs (American, 1914-1997), "The Letters of William S. Burroughs", edited and with an introduction by Oliver Harris. Published by Viking., New York, 1993, 1st edition, 1st printing, signed by author on title page. Octavo,black/tan board cover with gilt lettering to spine, with dust jacket. Approx: 9.25" x 6.25".

            Ahlers & Ogletree Inc.
          • William S. Burroughs NAKED Book, Signed
            Nov. 09, 2019

            William S. Burroughs NAKED Book, Signed

            Est: $300 - $500

            Book is the seventh printing. Can we help you sell a similar item from your collection? We make consigning easy and convenient: simply send photos and information about your items via email, our website, or snail mail, and we will get back to you with an estimate.

            Palm Beach Modern Auctions
          • Two Works William S. Burroughs (American, 1914-1997), , X-Ray Man
            Oct. 30, 2019

            Two Works William S. Burroughs (American, 1914-1997), , X-Ray Man

            Est: $400 - $600

            two works William S. Burroughs (American, 1914-1997) X-Ray Man 1992, pencil signed and dated, numbered 57/178, the full sheet, Independent Editions, London, publisher. Color screenprint on wove paper. sheet: 11 x 8 in. (27.9 x 20.3cm) and; Gerard Malanga (American, b. 1943) William Burroughs Takes Aim at the Twin Towers from Brooklyn 1978. Ink signed and dated verso, and with the artist's embossed stamp and copyright inkstamp. Photographic print. sheet: 4 x 5 11/16 in. (10.2 x 14.4cm) [not illustrated]

            Freeman's
          • BURROUGHS, WILLIAM. 1914-1997. A 1930s Underwood Standard Typewriter no 5 owned by William Burroughs
            Jun. 13, 2019

            BURROUGHS, WILLIAM. 1914-1997. A 1930s Underwood Standard Typewriter no 5 owned by William Burroughs

            Est: $1,000 - $1,500

            BURROUGHS, WILLIAM. 1914-1997. A 1930s Underwood Standard Typewriter no 5 owned by William Burroughs and recovered from his apartment at 210 Centre St, New York, cast iron frame, well used and dusty from storage, the ribbon broken but keys and other devices working smoothly.Provenance David Prentice (from William Burroughs's apartment cleared out in April/May 1966).WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS'S VINTAGE UNDERWOOD TYPEWRITER. David Prentice took two typewriters out of the Centre Street apartment, and returned the more modern one to Burroughs in 1975 when he took up residence again in New York City. Ironically, Burroughs was not a very efficient typist, and got Kerouac to type out Naked Lunch on a different Underwood typewriter, a portable displayed at the Pompidou in 2016.

            Bonhams
          • BURROUGHS, WILLIAM. 1914-1997. A small archive of Burroughs type-scripts, publications, and correspondence, discovered in his desk,
            Jun. 13, 2019

            BURROUGHS, WILLIAM. 1914-1997. A small archive of Burroughs type-scripts, publications, and correspondence, discovered in his desk,

            Est: $3,000 - $5,000

            BURROUGHS, WILLIAM. 1914-1997. A small archive of Burroughs type-scripts, publications, and correspondence, discovered in his desk, including:1. Typed manuscript, entitled Morning Campanology for Saint Peter, 1 p, 4to, [n.d.], semi divided into 3 vertical columns, verso blank.2. Typed manuscript, being corrections for the 1966 US second edition of Soft Machine, annotated with an editor's notes in blue ink, 13 pp, 4to, [?1965];3. Four publications associated with Burroughs including, Time India's lost Illusions, 1965, 4to, wrappers; and Intrepid, 1966, 4to, wrappers;4. 45 mostly typed letters to Burroughs, dated 1964-65, generally 1 page without envelopes, from various friends and literary editors from around the world, some chatty but most soliciting his work for publication, or lectures.Provenance: David Prentice (Artist friend of Burroughs, who recovered this material from Burrough's desk at his apartment at Centre St. New York).

            Bonhams
          • BURROUGHS, WILLIAM. 1914-1997. A collection of personal items recovered from William Burroughs's apartment, 210 Centre Street, New York City, during April/May 1966,
            Jun. 13, 2019

            BURROUGHS, WILLIAM. 1914-1997. A collection of personal items recovered from William Burroughs's apartment, 210 Centre Street, New York City, during April/May 1966,

            Est: $1,000 - $1,500

            BURROUGHS, WILLIAM. 1914-1997. A collection of personal items recovered from William Burroughs's apartment, 210 Centre Street, New York City, during April/May 1966, including: 1. A brown plastic faux leather suitcase with 3 catches and two locks (without keys), well-traveled with some waterstains and markings through use, inside a small brass American key, presumably his spare key for his 210 Center Street apartment, and a baggage label written in Burroughs's hand recording his journey on the Independence (American Export Isbrandtsen Lines), from Algeciras (Spain) to New York, sailing date Nov 30th 1964; as well as two baggage tags numbered 39 and 60 on the handle of the case;2. a woven Moroccan beach basket, one handle badly worn, with the same baggage tag, cabin 202 for the voyage of the Independence back to the States, Nov 30 1964, and the baggage tags 39 and 60, worn and dust soiled; and a floral crimson tasseled bedspread, with dry-cleaning label, also used on his bed in Center St.WITH: TLS from Burroughs to Prentice, 1 p, dated "April 4, 1966, Hotel Rushmore, 11 Trebovir Road, London S.W.5," with envelope franked 6 APR 1966, discussing a sublet of his apartment on Centre Street, going on to say that the only people he would want living with his things would be "You [David] or David Budd ... alternatively could you store the effects in your apartment ... I own the bed, the desk, the three heavy wood chairs and cooking utensils ... I am anxious to give up the apartment definitively." On Burroughs's return to NYC, in 1974, he took back his steamer trunk with all his manuscripts and paperwork for the Third Mind, and a more modern typewriter, but the rest were gifted to David, and remained in store until now.Provenance: David Prentice.

            Bonhams
          • Burroughs, William. 1914-1997. A collection of photographs and personal correspondence from Burroughs to his artist friend David Prentice,
            Jun. 13, 2019

            Burroughs, William. 1914-1997. A collection of photographs and personal correspondence from Burroughs to his artist friend David Prentice,

            Est: $1,500 - $2,500

            Burroughs, William. 1914-1997. A collection of photographs and personal correspondence from Burroughs to his artist friend David Prentice, including 1. 8 Typed Letters Signed ("Bill Burroughs"), 9 pp total, 4to, February 28th, April 4th, 26th, May 15th, June 15th, July 1st, November 8th, 11th and 23rd 1966, most from London, all with original transmittal envelopes, a few envelopes torn; 2. An original pencil sketch by David Prentice of an Orgone Accumulator that he constructed for Burroughs at 77 Franklin St, when he returned to New York City in May 1974;3. 2 telexes, one from Burroughs, London, May 28th 1966 8.10 am: "Leaving London June 2nd for Paris and Germany suggest later meet London or elsewhere; and David's earlier telex to Burroughs, New York, May 28th 11.40 am: "Make reservations for me at the Rushmore for the evening of the 2nd"; and 2 postcards, dated January 1966, sent from Burroughs in Gibraltar;4. 5 black and white photographs of Burroughs, most at Centre St, New York, various sizes, 130 x 78 mm to 246 x 190 mm, [c.1965-66].Provenance: David Prentice, New York artist and friend of William Burroughs, who lived below Burroughs in his Centre Street Apartment building.

            Bonhams
          • WILLIAM SEWARD BURROUGHS (1914-1997)
            Mar. 21, 2019

            WILLIAM SEWARD BURROUGHS (1914-1997)

            Est: €2,500 - €3,750

            WILLIAM SEWARD BURROUGHS (1914-1997) 'Wizard of Oz'. Aquarel. Getekend 'William S Burroughs'. In kader. Herkomst: Riflemaker Gallery, Londen, 1989. WILLIAM SEWARD BURROUGHS (1914-1997) 'Wizard of Oz'. Aquarelle. Signée 'William S Burroughs'. Encadrée. Provenance: Riflemaker Gallery, Londres, 1989. WILLIAM SEWARD BURROUGHS (1914-1997) 'Wizard of Oz'. Watercolour. Signed. Framed. Provenance: Riflemaker Gallery, London, 1989.

            Bernaerts Auctioneers
          • William S. Burroughs II (1914-1997) 9 x 7in.
            Mar. 12, 2019

            William S. Burroughs II (1914-1997) 9 x 7in.

            Est: £1,500 - £2,000

            William S. Burroughs II (1914-1997) Target Art '' 7 yards rosewood handled S+W WS 3 shots, but you see I can discipline rosewood and constrain him to perform like my recalcitrant strawberry roan. (a reference to his childhood horse) March 26th 1982 signed 9 x 7in.

            Gorringes
          • WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS, The Seven Deadly Sins, 1991
            Mar. 03, 2019

            WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS, The Seven Deadly Sins, 1991

            Est: $6,000 - $8,000

            The complete set of 7 woodcuts (framed) with screenprint in colors, on ANW Crestwood Museum Board, 6 of the full sheets, with accompanying text pages framed with 1 contained in the original red stained plywood portfolio; Edition of 90; Signed, dated and numbered in pencil; Published by Lococo-Mulder, New York, with blindstamp

            Santa Monica Auctions
          • William S
            Dec. 06, 2018

            William S

            Est: €8,000 - €12,000

            William S.Burroughs (Born 1914) Cat Zone Mixed media and spray on board double-face Signed lower centre (verso) Signed lower right (reverse) 29.7 x 24 in. Provenance : Private collection, Paris William S.Burroughs (né en 1914) Cat Zone Technique mixte et bombage sur panneau double-face Signé en bas au centre au recto Contresigné en bas à droite au verso 75.5 x 61 cm Provenance : Collection particulière, Paris

            Piasa
          • [BURROUGHS, WILLIAM. 1914-1997.] Collection of 57 portraits of William Burroughs by Ulrich Hillebrand, all gelatin silver prints, 1980-1981, including:
            Dec. 05, 2018

            [BURROUGHS, WILLIAM. 1914-1997.] Collection of 57 portraits of William Burroughs by Ulrich Hillebrand, all gelatin silver prints, 1980-1981, including:

            Est: $1,500 - $2,500

            [BURROUGHS, WILLIAM. 1914-1997.] Collection of 57 portraits of William Burroughs by Ulrich Hillebrand, all gelatin silver prints, 1980-1981, including: 1. Eight 12 x 16 inch prints, signed to the verso by photographer, most titled or captioned.2. Seventeen 8 x 10 inch prints, signed to the verso by photographer, most titled or captioned.3. Eighteen 4 x 6 inch prints, some stamped; and four 3 x 5 inch prints.Provenance: From the collection of publisher and art-collector, Carl Laszlo, whose publications include Radar magazine, and Panderma.

            Bonhams
          • [BURROUGHS, WILLIAM. 1914-1997.] A collection of 22 photographs by Victor Bockris, capturing William Burroughs with friends, all gelatin silver prints, including:
            Dec. 05, 2018

            [BURROUGHS, WILLIAM. 1914-1997.] A collection of 22 photographs by Victor Bockris, capturing William Burroughs with friends, all gelatin silver prints, including:

            Est: $5,000 - $7,000

            [BURROUGHS, WILLIAM. 1914-1997.] A collection of 22 photographs by Victor Bockris, capturing William Burroughs with friends, all gelatin silver prints, including: 1. Nine 16 x 20 inch photographs, each titled, signed and numbered 1/10: "... With Andy Warhol, New York, 1980," matted and framed; "... With Joseph Strummer at the Bunker"; "Marcia Resnick on William Burroughs Lap"; "Burroughs at the Chelsea Hotel"; "Burroughs at the Bunker" [with knife]; "Burroughs and Lou Reed at the Bunker"; "Burroughs at the Bunker" [No Metric]; "A Famous Artist [Robert Rauschenberg] with William Burroughs, New York 1978"; "Burroughs Takes a Picture, New York, 1981."2. Seven 11 x 14 inch photographs, each titled signed and numbered 1/10: "... and Chris Stein, New York, 1983," matted and framed; "... and Mick Jagger, New York, 1980," residue to verso; "... and Andy Warhol, Chelsea Hotel, 1980"; "... and Andy Warhol, New York, 1980"; "... with His Knife, New York, 1981"; "Marcia Resnick on William Burroughs Lap, New York"; "... with James Grauerholz at the Bunker."3. One 8 x 10 inch photograph, just titled and signed (unnumbered), "William Burroughs in the Dark, 1983."4. Three 8 x 10 inch photographs, unsigned, untitled, unnumbered: with Joe Strummer; with unknown kid; portrait [no metric].5. 8 x 10 inch portrait of Burroughs, stamped "RADAR" to verso.WITH: 11 x 14 inch photograph of Bockris with Muhammad Ali by Gene Kilim, signed by Bockris lower right, and dated 1978. Provenance: From the collection of publisher and art-collector, Carl Laszlo, whose publications include Radar magazine, and Panderma.

            Bonhams
          • BURROUGHS, WILLIAM. 1914-1997. Collection of 28 portraits of William Burroughs, all gelatin silver prints, as follows:
            Dec. 05, 2018

            BURROUGHS, WILLIAM. 1914-1997. Collection of 28 portraits of William Burroughs, all gelatin silver prints, as follows:

            Est: $2,000 - $3,000

            BURROUGHS, WILLIAM. 1914-1997. Collection of 28 portraits of William Burroughs, all gelatin silver prints, as follows: 1. Seven by Michael Heitmann, 3 16 x 20 inches and 4 6 x 9 inches, each signed to verso;2. Nine by Michael Barfuss, all 12 x 16 inches, signed to verso;3. Three by Michael Montfort, each 8 x 10 inches, stamped to verso, with editorial notations;4. One by Louis Cartwright, 8 x 10 inches, signed to verso;5. One by Marcia Resnick, 8 x 10 inches, inscribed to Carl [Laszlo] verso, 1980, and additionally signed twice by Burroughs; with an additional press photo (different image).6. Photocollage by Jenny Moradfar, consisting of 6 small Burroughs stills, mounted to 4 x 6 inches;WITH: 2 postcards of Avedon portrait, signed by Burroughs in the margin; photographs by Ira Cohen, inscribed, William Coupon, and Walter Hartmann; a 12 x 16 inch portrait by Rene Matti; with 4 additional unattributed portraits; and a press photo (stamped "RADAR"), of Mapplethorpe portrait with gun.Provenance: From the collection of publisher and art-collector, Carl Laszlo, whose publications include Radar magazine, and Panderma.

            Bonhams
          • BURROUGHS, WILLIAM. 1914-1997. Prentice, David. Preliminary sketch for an Orgone Accumulator built for William Burroughs [New York; May, 1974]
            Dec. 05, 2018

            BURROUGHS, WILLIAM. 1914-1997. Prentice, David. Preliminary sketch for an Orgone Accumulator built for William Burroughs [New York; May, 1974]

            Est: $1,200 - $1,800

            BURROUGHS, WILLIAM. 1914-1997. Prentice, David. Prentice, David. Preliminary sketch for an Orgone Accumulator built for William Burroughs [New York; May, 1974] Charcoal and pencil sketch on paper, titled "Orgone acc," signed "Prentice" at lower right, 350 x 280mm. The drawing showing a box like structure with measurements 84h x 30w x 30d inches. The plywood box with sheet metal lining the interior surfaces, and black fur on the exterior surfaces. Slight smudging of the charcoal. Provenance: David Prentice.Burroughs was a true believer in the Orgone Accumulator, as he said once, "No doubt about it, orgones are as definite a force as electricity." David Prentice, his artist friend, lived in the apartment below William Burroughs at Centre St, NYC, in the early 1960s. David had been a carpenter before he came to NYC, and when Burroughs arrived back in the city in May 1974 and took a spacious loft at 77 Franklin St, "one of the first jobs Burroughs had done was to ask his Painter-carpenter friend David Prentice to build him an Orgone Box. Prentice made a luxury model, with rabbit fur draped over the iron lining, which Burroughs sat in contentedly every day. 'Maybe I'm as crazy as Reich was,' he said 'but i do think there is something here,'" (Ted Morgan, Literary Outlaw: The Life and Times of William S Burroughs, p 481). David Prentice recalls a conversation with Bill about the Orgone Accumulator: Bill wanted extra organic material around it, so David found an old fur shop on Bond St, north of Houston where he bought some rather cheap old black rabbit fur coats which he cut up and used for the exterior coating. The idea of the Orgone Accumulator, a pseudo-scientific spiritual concept to harness the cosmic rays of life, was proposed in the 1930s by Wilhelm Reich and developed in the States by Reich's student Charles Kelley after Reich's death in 1957. The device became a perfect fit for some in the rise of the New Beat generation. Kerouac in On the Road describes the Orgone Accumulator belonging to Old Bull, a character based on Burroughs. Apparently Burroughs was convinced of its effectiveness and had several built in different properties, sitting in them daily and believing that it helped him to keep his addictions in check.

            Bonhams
          • [BURROUGHS, WILLIAM. 1914-1997.] MALANGA, GERARD. B.1943. A Collection of 21 photographs, many including William Burroughs, all gelatin silver prints, all 8 x 10 inches on larger sheets, except where noted, including:
            Dec. 05, 2018

            [BURROUGHS, WILLIAM. 1914-1997.] MALANGA, GERARD. B.1943. A Collection of 21 photographs, many including William Burroughs, all gelatin silver prints, all 8 x 10 inches on larger sheets, except where noted, including:

            Est: $4,000 - $6,000

            [BURROUGHS, WILLIAM. 1914-1997.] MALANGA, GERARD. B.1943. MALANGA, GERARD. B.1943. A Collection of 21 photographs, many including William Burroughs, all gelatin silver prints, all 8 x 10 inches on larger sheets, except where noted, including: 1. William Burroughs, 1975, 16 x 20 inches, numbered lower left 1/10, and signed and dated lower right; WITH: same image, numbered 2/10 and signed;2. Patti Smith, Victor Bockris, and Andrew Wylie, signed and dated lower right, inscribed to the verso: "For Carl Laszlo commemorating breakfast at the Stanhope 25.X.1982;"3. Lou Reed and Andrew Wylie, signed lower right;4. Portrait of Andy Warhol in window with Parker Tyler, 1970, 2 copies, numbered 5/10 and 6/10, signed lower right, and to verso, stamped;5. Portrait of Warhol with Muhammad Ali, 9 x 12 inches, unsigned;6. Taylor Mead, 1971, numbered 2/10, signed and dated lower right; WITH: second image, slightly smaller, unnumbered, signed lower right and dated 1971, with RADAR stamp to verso.7. William Burroughs with Victor Bockris, signed, stamped to verso;8. Charles Henri Ford, 1972, signed;9. Joe Dallesandro & Cindy Lee, Look-alikes, 1971, signed and dated lower right;WITH: 6 additional prints, all signed, most numbered from 10, subjects/titles include "Sublimation," Piero Heliczer, Sylvia Miles, Julia Friar and Eric Emerson, "In the American Grain," "8-14:x:80 NYC;"AND: 3 additional portraits of Burroughs, all 6 x 9 inches, unsigned.Provenance: From the collection of publisher and art-collector, Carl Laszlo, whose publications include Radar magazine, and Panderma.

            Bonhams
          • Burroughs, William. 1914-1997. 5 Typed Letters Signed ("Bill Burroughs"), 5 pp total, 4to, April 4th, 26th, November 8th and 23rd 1966,
            Dec. 05, 2018

            Burroughs, William. 1914-1997. 5 Typed Letters Signed ("Bill Burroughs"), 5 pp total, 4to, April 4th, 26th, November 8th and 23rd 1966,

            Est: $1,200 - $1,800

            Burroughs, William. 1914-1997. 5 Typed Letters Signed ("Bill Burroughs"), 5 pp total, 4to, April 4th, 26th, November 8th and 23rd 1966, to his New York friend David Prentice, four with envelopes, a few envelopes torn.WITH: two telexes, one from Burroughs to David, London, May 28th 1966 8.10 am: "Leaving London June 2nd for Paris and Germany suggest later meet London or elsewhere; and David's reply New York, May 28th 11.40 am: "Make reservations for me at the Rushmore for the evening of the 2nd"; and 2 postcards, dated January 1966, sent from Burroughs in Gibraltar to David Prentice; and 4 other ephemeral pieces, several hotel receipts for Burroughs, and a 1 page ALS from Alan Marlowe, President of the American Theatre for Poets, to Bill.Provenance: David Prentice, New York artist and friend of William Burroughs.A fine correspondence between Burroughs and his artist friend David Prentice, who at this period lived downstairs from the apartment Burroughs rented on Center St, New York City, and to whom he entrusted his trunk of papers relating to the Third Mind project when he moved out of New York in 1965. The chatty letters discuss the idea of sub-letting his place as well as Burroughs's life in London, Paris and Tangiers and moving around from city to city every 3 months or so.

            Bonhams
          • William S Burroughs (1914-1997) Untitled
            Jun. 25, 2018

            William S Burroughs (1914-1997) Untitled

            Est: £1,000 - £1,500

            William S Burroughs (1914-1997) Untitled Three acrylic paintings on folded paper folders, circa 1990, one double sided, each signed and initialled in pencil, each 297 x 467mm (11 5/8 x 18 3/8in) (unframed) (3)

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          • WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS Shotgun Art.
            May. 22, 2018

            WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS Shotgun Art.

            Est: $4,000 - $6,000

            WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS Shotgun Art. Wove card stock (Oakland California Police Department fingerprint sheet) with gunshot holes. 200x200 mm; 8x8 inches. Signed in pencil and with the artist's copyright ink stamp, verso. With--Group of 5 shotgun shells with original display stands. 70x20 mm; 2 3/4x 7/8 inches. Each signed in pen and silver ink.

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          • WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS (1914-1997) WILL HE HAVE 3-D IN TIME, 1996 SCREENPRINT ON C
            Jun. 11, 2017

            WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS (1914-1997) WILL HE HAVE 3-D IN TIME, 1996 SCREENPRINT ON C

            Est: $800 - $1,200

            William S. Burroughs (1914-1997) Will He Have 3-D In Time, 1996 Screenprint on cotton t-shirt, shot with 5 gun holes by Burroughs 25-1/2 x 18-1/2 inches (64.8 x 47 cm) (framed) Signed and dated in sharpie along the lower edge Framed with the bullet shells HID04901242017

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          • WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS The Seven Deadly Sins.
            May. 11, 2017

            WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS The Seven Deadly Sins.

            Est: $3,000 - $5,000

            WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS The Seven Deadly Sins. Portfolio with complete text and 7 color screenprints and woodcuts printed from wood blocks shot by the artist with a 12 gauge shotgun on A.N.W. Crestwood 2-Ply museum board, 1991. 1145x785 mm; 45x31inches (sheets), full margins, loose as issued. One of 10 artist proof sets, aside from the edition of 90. Each print signed and inscribed "AP 9/10" in pencil, lower margin. Printed at Durham Press, Durham, PA. Published by Lococo-Mulder, New York. Original screenprinted Luan portfolio crate, constructed by Curt Weiss, Durham Press. According to the portfolio introduction, "The images are composed of wood blocks shot by the artist with a 12-gauge shotgun in February of 1991, at the farm of Fred Aldrich and Napit Atkinson, near Lawrence, Kansas, and paintings on Mylar made by the artist in March and June of 1991, in his Lawrence studio." Very good impressions with fresh, vibrant colors.

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          • WILLIAM BURROUGHS - The Seven Deadly Sins, 1991
            Apr. 18, 2017

            WILLIAM BURROUGHS - The Seven Deadly Sins, 1991

            Est: $3,000 - $5,000

            WILLIAM BURROUGHS - The Seven Deadly Sins, 1991

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          • William S. BURROUGHS (1914 - 1997) RED BEACH - 1989 Technique mixte et collage sur papier
            Apr. 04, 2017

            William S. BURROUGHS (1914 - 1997) RED BEACH - 1989 Technique mixte et collage sur papier

            Est: €3,000 - €4,000

            William S. BURROUGHS (1914 - 1997) RED BEACH - 1989 Technique mixte et collage sur papier Signé en bas au centre "William S. Burroughs", contresigné et titré au dos "Red Beach, William S. Burroughs", tampon avec signature et date au dos "© 1989, William S. Burroughs" h: 58,50 w: 45 cm Provenance : Galerie K., Paris Collection particulière, Paris Expositions : Paris, Galerie K, "William S. Burroughs", 1990, n°13 Commentaire : MIXED MEDIA AND COLLAGE ON PAPER; SIGNED LOWER CENTRE, SIGNED AGAIN AND TITLED ON THE REVERSE, STAMP WITH SIGNATURE AND DATE ON THE REVERSE

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          • William S. Burroughs. "The Seven Deadly Sins"
            Dec. 10, 2016

            William S. Burroughs. "The Seven Deadly Sins"

            Est: $3,000 - $5,000

            William Seward Burroughs (American, 1914-1997). Set of seven color woodblock prints with text pages, artist proof, ed. 9/10, each print signed and dated "William S. Burroughs, '91" lr, each sheet stamped "William S. Burroughs, Lococo-Mulder 1991" on verso, 45 x 31 in., in a wooden portfolio case

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          • WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS (1914-1997) The Seven Deadly Sins, 1991
            Oct. 18, 2016

            WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS (1914-1997) The Seven Deadly Sins, 1991

            Est: $4,000 - $6,000

            WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS (1914-1997) The Seven Deadly Sins, 1991 The complete portfolio, comprising 7 woodcut and screenprints in colors on museum board, each signed in pencil, dated ‘91’, and numbered 70/90 (there were also 10 artist’s proofs), with text, with the inkstamp of the publisher/printer, Lococo-Mulder, New York, verso, the full sheets, contained in original red-painted wood portfolio case. overall 48 x 34 x 1 1/2in

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          • William S. Burroughs, Will He Have 3-D In Time? May I, Autographed T-Shirt with Bullet Shells
            Jun. 15, 2016

            William S. Burroughs, Will He Have 3-D In Time? May I, Autographed T-Shirt with Bullet Shells

            Est: $300 - $500

            Artist: William S. Burroughs, American (1914 - 1997) Title: Will He Have 3-D In Time? (May) I Year: 1997 Medium: Autographed T-Shirt with Bullet Shells Size: 24.25 x 17.25 in. (61.6 x 43.82 cm)

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          • William S. Burroughs, Will He Have 3-D In Time? April, Autographed T-Shirt with Bullet Shells
            Jun. 15, 2016

            William S. Burroughs, Will He Have 3-D In Time? April, Autographed T-Shirt with Bullet Shells

            Est: $300 - $500

            Artist: William S. Burroughs, American (1914 - 1997) Title: Will He Have 3-D In Time? (April) Year: 1997 Medium: Autographed T-Shirt with Bullet Shells Size: 19.25 x 15.25 in. (48.9 x 38.74 cm)

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          • William S. Burroughs, Will He Have 3-D In Time? May I, Autographed T-Shirt with Bullet Shells
            Jun. 15, 2016

            William S. Burroughs, Will He Have 3-D In Time? May I, Autographed T-Shirt with Bullet Shells

            Est: $300 - $500

            Artist: William S. Burroughs, American (1914 - 1997) Title: Will He Have 3-D In Time? (May) I Year: 1997 Medium: Autographed T-Shirt with Bullet Shells Frame Size: 24.25 x 17.25 in. (61.6 x 43.82 cm)

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          • William S. Burroughs, Untitled on a file folder.
            Jun. 11, 2016

            William S. Burroughs, Untitled on a file folder.

            Est: $400 - $600

            Burroughs, William S. (United States, 1914-1997). Untitled. c.1980-90s. Mixed media, ink and pigment on a file folder. Signed and inscribed l.l.: "For Helen Lowe, William S. Burroughs." 11 3/4" x 18 3/4". Framed under glass: 18 3/8" x 22 1/4".

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          • WILLIAM S BURROUGHS (1914-1997)
            Dec. 12, 2015

            WILLIAM S BURROUGHS (1914-1997)

            Est: €4,000 - €6,000

            WILLIAM S BURROUGHS (1914-1997) 44 SPECIAL, 1994 Acrylique et bois Signé et daté september 2, 1994 en bas au centre Titré et daté september 2, 1994 sur le côté droit Annoté "Labor Day" en bas au centre 48 x 47,5 x 3 cm OEuvre présentée dans un emboîtage en plexiglas

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          • WILLIAM SEWARD BURROUGHS JR (AMERICAN 1914-1997) AND ALLEN GINSBERG (AMERICAN 1926-1997)
            May. 16, 2015

            WILLIAM SEWARD BURROUGHS JR (AMERICAN 1914-1997) AND ALLEN GINSBERG (AMERICAN 1926-1997)

            Est: $2,000 - $3,000

            WILLIAM SEWARD BURROUGHS JR (AMERICAN 1914-1997) AND ALLEN GINSBERG (AMERICAN 1926-1997) Korean Tyger, 1991 acrylic on paper 44 x 58.5 cm (17 1/4 x 23 in.) signed lower left and center, titled and dated lower left PROVENANCE Acquired by a private collector directly from the artist Sotheby's New York, October 7, 1999, lot 183 Private Collection, New York LOT NOTES This collaborative work was created when Allen Ginsberg was visiting William Burroughs in Lawrence, Kansas in the Spring of 1991. PLEASE NOTE If you will be bidding live on auction day, please note that Session I of the Auction (Russian Fine & Decorative Art), starts at 10:00 AM New York Time and goes from Lot 1 through Lot 234. Session II of the Auction (European, American and International Fine & Decorative Art) starts at 2:00 PM New York Time and goes from Lot 500 through Lot 657. We sell approximately 70 lots per hour.

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          • BURROUGHS WILLIAM S.: (1914-1997) American
            Sep. 21, 2014

            BURROUGHS WILLIAM S.: (1914-1997) American

            Est: £150 - £200

            BURROUGHS WILLIAM S.: (1914-1997) American Novelist, a major figure of the Beat Generation. Book signed and inscribed, a paperback edition of The Job - Topical Writings and Interviews, published by John Calder Ltd., London, 1984. Signed by Burroughs in black ink to the half title page, ´For Philippe Blanc, all best dreams and wishes, William S. Burroughs´ and dated 10th June 1991 in his hand. VG €190-250

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