Rare Books

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From Nicaragua with Love
First edition
Ernesto Cardenal
San Francisco City Lights 1986, 1986. First edition 79pp. Slight wear to wraps; near fine. Pocket Poets series book number 43. New, 1st Edition
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An Elegy To Dispel Gloom
[After the Assassinations of Mayor George Moscone of San Francisco and City Supervisor Harvey Milk November 27, 1978]
Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Signed by Lawrence Ferlinghetti. 1978. Folded broadside, one of only 50 copies of the second printing (marked 25 cents) after a first printing of 50 copies (marked 15 cents). Photocopies made by Ferlinghetti at the Postal Instant Press in San Francisco. Minor toning to the edges, else a fine copy of this very scarce item.
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Love is No Stone on the Moon
Lawrence Ferlinghetti
First Edition. Pub. 1971 by Arif Press, Berkeley. Very good condition. Sextodecimo [5" by 7.5"]. Stapled wraps.
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May Day Speech
Jean Genet
Transcript, in English, of Genet's May Day Speech, delivered at Yale on the occasion of the 1970 May Day Rally in support of Bobby Seale (recently imprisoned) and the Black Panthers. A 25-page stapled booklet. Introduction by Allen Ginsberg. In very good condition.
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Planet News 1961-1967 (First Edition)
Pocket Poets Number 23
Allen Ginsberg
San Francisco: City Lights Books, (1968). First Edition, letterpress, 16mo, 144 pages. As new in printed wrappers.
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Moscow in the Wilderness, Segovia in the Snow
Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Broadside, Folded into an 8vo pamphlet. VERY GOOD+ on white paper, has some light toning around the edges. Single sheet, broadside poem.
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Tentative Description of a Dinner Given to Promote the Impeachment of President Eisenhower
Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Pamphlet by Lawrence Ferlinghetti. First read at the Poets' Follies in San Francisco on Sunday May 11, 1958.