San Francisco, CA: The City Lights Bookshop, 1956. First edition, first printing. Paperback. 44pp. Sextodecimo [15.5 cm] in black wraps with affixed white printed panels. Some foxing to cover. Postcard from Ginsberg with manuscript note and signature laid in, dated 1989. Very good. Item #56635
One of the principle works of the Beat Generation. Originally performed at the legendary Gallery Six reading. The Pocket Poets Series Number Four. Introduction by William Carlos Williams. Dowden pgs. 4-7. Cook pgs. 21-21.