Collection Number: PS3513.I74_Z999z

Collection Title: Book Dealers'/Publishers' Catalogs with Listings for Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti, and Beat Items, 1980-2001

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Size 33 items
Abstract The collection contains catalogs from various book dealers/publishers listing Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti, and/or Beat items, many with quotations from Allen Ginsberg and/or Ferlinghetti. Some of the catalogs are listed in Morgan as items: E317-319, E322, E326, E329, E333, E336-337, E349-350, E352, F330.
Language English
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[Identification of item], in Book Dealers'/Publishers' Catalogs with Listings for Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti, and Beat Items (#PS3513.I74 Z999z), Rare Book Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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The collection contains catalogs from various book dealers/publishers listing Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti, and/or Beat items, many with quotations from Allen Ginsberg and/or Ferlinghetti. Some of the catalogs are listed in Bill Morgan's Ginsberg bibliography as items E317-319, E322, E326, E329, E333, E336-337, E349-350, E352, E365, F330.

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Contents list

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33 items.

Arrangement: alphabetical by dealer/publisher.

Item 1

Alphabet Bookshop. Beat literature. #PS3513.I74_Z999z, Series: "Book Dealers'/Publishers' Catalogs with Listings for Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti, and Beat Items, 1980-2001." 1

Item 2

Anacapa Books. Catalogue 99. #PS3513.I74_Z999z, Series: "Book Dealers'/Publishers' Catalogs with Listings for Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti, and Beat Items, 1980-2001." 2

Item 3

Black Ace Books. Catalog 13: Beat and other lit (1996?) Allen Ginsberg letters on p. 33. #PS3513.I74_Z999z, Series: "Book Dealers'/Publishers' Catalogs with Listings for Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti, and Beat Items, 1980-2001." 3

Item 4

Carnivorous Arpeggio. Catalogue (summer 1993) Listing for Lawrence Ferlinghetti. #PS3513.I74_Z999z, Series: "Book Dealers'/Publishers' Catalogs with Listings for Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti, and Beat Items, 1980-2001." 4

Item 5

Coffee House Press. [Catalogs], Fall/winter 1998/1999-2000/2001. #PS3513.I74_Z999z, Series: "Book Dealers'/Publishers' Catalogs with Listings for Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti, and Beat Items, 1980-2001." 5

Item 6

Eleuthera. Catalogo Estate 1990. Photocopy with note to Lawrence Ferlinghetti. Ferlinghetti translation listed on p. 37. #PS3513.I74_Z999z, Series: "Book Dealers'/Publishers' Catalogs with Listings for Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti, and Beat Items, 1980-2001." 6

Item 7

Flashback Books. Catalog 10 (1997 or 1998) #PS3513.I74_Z999z, Series: "Book Dealers'/Publishers' Catalogs with Listings for Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti, and Beat Items, 1980-2001." 7

Item 8

Fog City Facts & Fiction. SEE: www.keroauc.com #PS3513.I74_Z999z, Series: "Book Dealers'/Publishers' Catalogs with Listings for Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti, and Beat Items, 1980-2001." 8

Item 9

Garland Publishing. Reference books on American literature. 2 catalogs from 1981. #PS3513.I74_Z999z, Series: "Book Dealers'/Publishers' Catalogs with Listings for Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti, and Beat Items, 1980-2001." 9

Item 10

Thomas A. Goldwasser Rare Books. Catalog 9 (1996),16 (2002), 20 (200?) #PS3513.I74_Z999z, Series: "Book Dealers'/Publishers' Catalogs with Listings for Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti, and Beat Items, 1980-2001." 10

Item 11

Thomas A. Goldwasser Rare Books. Catalog. Unnumbered (2005?) #PS3513.I74_Z999z, Series: "Book Dealers'/Publishers' Catalogs with Listings for Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti, and Beat Items, 1980-2001." 11

Item 12

Guanda. Strenne 1978.Lists Poesie / Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Canti pisani / Ezra Pound. #PS3513.I74_Z999z, Series: "Book Dealers'/Publishers' Catalogs with Listings for Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti, and Beat Items, 1980-2001." 12

Item 13

Hanging Loose Press catalog. 1998-1999, 1999-2000. Quotes from Ferlinghetti. #PS3513.I74_Z999z, Series: "Book Dealers'/Publishers' Catalogs with Listings for Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti, and Beat Items, 1980-2001." 13

Item 14

John LeBow, Bookseller. Modern literature catalog 19 (after 2000) #PS3513.I74_Z999z, Series: "Book Dealers'/Publishers' Catalogs with Listings for Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti, and Beat Items, 1980-2001." 14

Item 15

Ken Lopez Bookseller. Catalogue 59. #PS3513.I74_Z999z, Series: "Book Dealers'/Publishers' Catalogs with Listings for Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti, and Beat Items, 1980-2001." 15

Item 16

Edizioni Minimum Fax. Catalogo (3c.)(n.d.) #PS3513.I74_Z999z, Series: "Book Dealers'/Publishers' Catalogs with Listings for Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti, and Beat Items, 1980-2001." 16

Item 17

Northern Lights (Firm : Orono, Maine). Press release. #PS3513.I74_Z999z, Series: "Book Dealers'/Publishers' Catalogs with Listings for Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti, and Beat Items, 1980-2001." 17

Item 18

PBA Galleries. Fine literature: with the autograph collection of Florence S. Walter, part III. March 24, 2005. Includes beat authors. #PS3513.I74_Z999z, Series: "Book Dealers'/Publishers' Catalogs with Listings for Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti, and Beat Items, 1980-2001." 18

Item 19

Parallax Press. Books and tapes for mindful living, 1998-1999. #PS3513.I74_Z999z, Series: "Book Dealers'/Publishers' Catalogs with Listings for Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti, and Beat Items, 1980-2001." 19

Item 20

Pepper & Stern Rare Books, Inc. List P2-S2, U2-V2. #PS3513.I74_Z999z, Series: "Book Dealers'/Publishers' Catalogs with Listings for Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti, and Beat Items, 1980-2001." 20

Item 21

Pharos Books. Catalog page 15 from unknown date-lists Ferlinghetti's Pictures of the gone world, inscribed copy. #PS3513.I74_Z999z, Series: "Book Dealers'/Publishers' Catalogs with Listings for Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti, and Beat Items, 1980-2001." 21

Item 22

Polyanthos. Catalogue 14,17. #PS3513.I74_Z999z, Series: "Book Dealers'/Publishers' Catalogs with Listings for Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti, and Beat Items, 1980-2001." 22

Item 23

Quill and Brush. List 139 (AG no. 165) 2001? #PS3513.I74_Z999z, Series: "Book Dealers'/Publishers' Catalogs with Listings for Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti, and Beat Items, 1980-2001." 23

Item 24

Skyline Books. Catalog 27. Note: Other Skyline catalogs separately cataloged. #PS3513.I74_Z999z, Series: "Book Dealers'/Publishers' Catalogs with Listings for Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti, and Beat Items, 1980-2001." 24

Item 25

Skyline Books. Catalog 18, 29, 32. 29 and 32 are Modern beat and counterculture literature. Note: Other Skyline catalogs separately cataloged. #PS3513.I74_Z999z, Series: "Book Dealers'/Publishers' Catalogs with Listings for Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti, and Beat Items, 1980-2001." 25

Item 26

SPD: Small Presss Distribution, Inc. Spring 1996 catalog. Listing for American Magus on p. 96. #PS3513.I74_Z999z, Series: "Book Dealers'/Publishers' Catalogs with Listings for Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti, and Beat Items, 1980-2001." 26

Item 27

The Subterranean Company. Distributor for City Lights Books, Four Seasons Foundation, Grey Fox Press, Black Swan Press, Cadmus Editions, Re/search Publications and other independent presses (31 p.) Contains many listings for Beat authors and other modern American authors. #PS3513.I74_Z999z, Series: "Book Dealers'/Publishers' Catalogs with Listings for Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti, and Beat Items, 1980-2001." 27

Item 28

The Subterranean Company. Distributor for City Lights Books, Four Seasons Foundation, Grey Fox Press, Cadmus Editions,Black Swan Press, Coyote Books, Rough Trade, Re/search Productions and other independent presses (fall 1981) (16 p.) Contains many listings for Beat authors and other modern American authors. #PS3513.I74_Z999z, Series: "Book Dealers'/Publishers' Catalogs with Listings for Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti, and Beat Items, 1980-2001." 28

Item 29

Twin Palms Publishers/Twelvetrees Press. Fine Arts books, 1988/1989, 1990/1991. #PS3513.I74_Z999z, Series: "Book Dealers'/Publishers' Catalogs with Listings for Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti, and Beat Items, 1980-2001." 29

Item 30

Verlag Dirk Nishen. Das 13 Programm, Fruhjahr 1989. #PS3513.I74_Z999z, Series: "Book Dealers'/Publishers' Catalogs with Listings for Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti, and Beat Items, 1980-2001." 30

Item 31

Waiting for Godot Books (Firm). Catalogue 30; Special list no. 1: Beats, bohemians, and sixties literature. #PS3513.I74_Z999z, Series: "Book Dealers'/Publishers' Catalogs with Listings for Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti, and Beat Items, 1980-2001." 31

Item 32

Water Row Books. Catalogues 54, 55, 58. Also: List G (March 1988) #PS3513.I74_Z999z, Series: "Book Dealers'/Publishers' Catalogs with Listings for Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti, and Beat Items, 1980-2001." 32

Item 33

www.keroauc.com (Fog City Facts & Fiction) Catalog titled: 1-800-KER-OUAC (1-800-537-6822) (possibly 1998); catalog with "1999 beat calendar " on cover (1999?); catalog with "beat generation meets the new millenium" inside front cover (2000?) #PS3513.I74_Z999z, Series: "Book Dealers'/Publishers' Catalogs with Listings for Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti, and Beat Items, 1980-2001." 33

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Processing Information

Processed by: RBC staff,

Encoded by: Jackie Dean, October 2009

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