New York: Harper and Row, (1986). First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Publisher's red cloth in original dust jacket. INSCRIBED at title page, "For Ken Mikolowski/ Allen Ginsberg/ 11/20/86/ AH," with full page drawing of snake on opposing page. Trivial edgewear to jacket and touches of soil at rear panel. Boards slightly bowed. Interior bright and fresh. Near fine. 89pp. Near fine / near fine. Item #17705
A later collection of the beat poet's work with a nice association. Inscribed to Ken Mikolowski, who with his wife Ann founded the Alternative Press. For more than 30 years, the Alternative Press published unbound letterpress-printed mail art, including the work of Beat and Black Mountain writers and poets from their native Detroit. Ginsberg was a frequent collaborator.