GINSBERG~Allen – De verandering


Author: GINSBERG~Allen
Publisher: Cold Turkey Press, Rotterdam
Year: 1973

Limited First Edition. Softcover. first print - 36 pp. - stapled - 25 x 19 cm. text in Dutch, one of 250 hand-numbered copies, this is copy No. 29/250. , fine copy.
Ginsberg, Allen
De Verandering
A magazine-format compilation featuring translations from English into Dutch by Gerard Belart of three poems by Allen Ginsberg, primary poet of the Beat Generation. The three poems originally appeared in English in the City Lights Books Pocket Poets Series volume, Planet News (1968), titled "Television was a Baby Crawling Toward that Deathchamber"; "The Change: Kyoto-Tokyo Express" & "Wales Visitation." With a quotation in English by Eric Mottram (1924-1995), author of pioneering studies of Ginsberg, William S. Burroughs & others. One of 250 hand-numbered copies, this is copy No. 68/250. A scarce & important Ginsberg collectible. In very fine condition with only very mild rubbing, creasing & spotting to front, back covers & canvas-tape spine strip over staples; small dark circle at upper right corner of front cover (removed sticker residue?). Interior very fine with only small, faint crease waves at upper corners of page leaves; pages duplicated with attendant fadings & bleedings as issued.Very Fine.

Cold Turkey Press is a legendary underground publishing house, which was active in Rotterdam from 1970 to 1976. Gerard Bellaart, artist and initiator, resumed the editing and publishing in 2006. Publications include a.o. Ira Cohen, William S. Burroughs, Heathcote Williams, Samuel Beckett, Sinclair Beiles, Jean Arp, Antonin Artaud, Kurt Schwitters, Ed Sanders, Ezra Pound and Gerard Bellaart himself. who is also responsible for the visual quality of all published Cold Turkey Press editions.

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