Lot 143: (Kerouac, Jack) Title: (Beatitude, No. 7) Beetitood #7. Place Published: San Francisco. Publisher: Beat Publishing Co. Date Published: 21735. Description: 24 leaves, printed on rectos only, first leaf printed on yellow paper. 28x22 cm (11x81/2"), self wrappers, staple bound. Rare early issue of this beat scene periodical, considered to be the voice of the beat movement on the West Coast. Includes Section 63 and 54 from Jack Kerouac's "Old Angel Midnight", as well as a Haiku by Kerouac "The Low Yellow / Moon above the / Quiet Lamplit House." Also includes contributions by Allen Ginsberg, Pierre Henri Delattre, Peter Orlovsky, Anabel Kirby, Lesley Albert, and others. Charters C46 (Kerouac) ; Dowden, p.62 (Ginsberg). Condition: Light wear and soiling to outer pages, some pencil doodles to rear of final leaf; very good.
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