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Indian Journals - Asia Fine Books

Indian Journals


Publisher: Dave Haselwood/City Lights

Place Published: San Francisco

Date Published: 1970

Book Condition: Near Fine.

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: First

1 in stock

SKU: 1279. Category: . Tags: , , .

Product Description

Indian Journals, March 1962 – May 1963: Notebooks, Diary, Blank Pages, Writing.

Author: Allen Ginsberg

210 pages with black & white photo reproductions and drawings from the author. A classic early work of Ginsberg’s which reflects the coming infatuation of the western counter-culture with India.

‘Dec 22, 8 pm — Walking (in dhoti & lumberjack shirt) thru Benares alleyways, turnings corners past toy stands, thru red gates up Vishwanath alley past the temple – thru a grate seeing crowd round the lingam chanting slow-beat of drum vary-voiced tuneless mass – beautiful harmonies, ending as I passed out the back court-yard … ‘

Hardcover with jacket, not price-clipped, in excellent near fine condition. Text clean, jacket with the lightest of wear, now in clear mylar jacket, a superb copy. 8.25 by 5.25 inches.