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(BEAT LITERATURE.) KEROUAC, Jack, Allen Ginsberg, Herbert Huncke, William Burroughs, Gregory Corso, Bob Dylan, Patti Smith, et al.
Hanuman Books series, complete.
Madras & New York: Hanuman Books, 1986-1992. Madras & New York: Hanuman Books,, 1986-1992. 50 volumes, 49 miniature octavo, one larger octavo. Original card wrappers. Photographically illustrated wrappers, and occasional photographs within throughout. Some minor marking and toning to spines but a really excellent set, the rare Kerouac #14 in particularly fresh condition. Very scarce complete set of the Hanuman Books series, including the rare Kerouac "Manhattan Sketches" which was withdrawn after complaints from the Kerouac estate. The books were handmade in India, with the small format based on Indian prayer books (Hanuman being the favoured Hindu deity of editors Raymond Foye and Francesco Clemente), and distributed from the Chelsea Hotel, New York. The complete run comprises: 1. John Weiners, A Superficial Estimation (1986); 2. David Trinidad, November (1986); 3. Eileen Myles, Bread and Water (1987); 4. Taylor Mead, Son of Andy Warhol (1986); 5. Francis Picabia, Who Knows - Poems and Aphorisms (1986); 6. Henri Michaux, By Surprise (1987); 7. Amy Gerstler, Primitive Man (1987); 8. John Ashbery, The Ice Storm (1987); 9. Herbert Huncke, Guilty of Everything (1987); 10. Manuel Rosenthal, Satie, Ravel, Poulenc (1987); 11. Rene Daumal, A Fundamental Experiment (1987); 12. Bob Flanagan, Fuck Journal (1987); 13. John Wieners, Conjugal Contraries & Quart (1987); [14. withdrawn following complaints from the Kerouac estate] Jack Kerouac, Manhattan Sketches (1987, with iconic Ginsberg photograph of Kerouac on front cover); 14. Willem de Kooning, Collected Writings (1988); 15. Cooki … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Peter Harrington [United Kingdom]
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