Scratching a Beat book surface

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Some books, more or less in the order in which they appear in this photo:

Mountains and Rivers Without End. Gary Snyder. Deluxe Audio Edition. 1996/2013.

Six Selections from Mountains and Rivers Without End, Plus One. Gary Snyder. 1970-79 edition. Signed by author.

Mountains and Rivers Without End. Gary Snyder. 1996/1997. Signed by author.

Cold Mountain Poems: Twenty-Four Poems by Han-Shan. Trans.Gary Snyder. 2013 edition.

This Present Moment: New Poems. Gary Snyder. 2015.

The Back Country. Gary Snyder. 1968.

Blame it on Japhy Ryder: Memoir of a Dharma Bum Who Survived. Philip Bralich.2012.

The Dharma Bums. Jack Kerouac. 1958 (1976 edition).

Trip Trap: Haiku on the Road. Jack Kerouac, Albert Saijo, and Lew Welch. 1973, 1998.

How I Work as a Poet & Other Essays. Lew Welch. 1973, 1983.

Why Kerouac Matters: The Lessons of On The Road (They’re not what you think). John Leland. 2007.

Outspeaks a Rhapsody. Albert Saijo. 1997.

When I was Cool: My Life at the Jack Kerouac School: A Memoir. Sam Kashner. 2003.

Naked Angels: The Lives & Literature of the Beat Generation. John Tytell. 1976.

The Typewriter is Holy: The Complete, Uncensored History of the Beat Generation. Bill Morgan. 2020.

Scratching the Beat Surface. Michael McClure. 1982.

Howl and other poems. Allen Ginsberg. 1956, 1994. Signed by the author.

I Greet you at the Beginning of a Great Career: The Selected Correspondence of Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Allen Ginsberg (1955-1997). ed Bill Morgan.2015.

Writing Across the Landscape: Travel Journals 1960-2010. Lawrence Ferlinghetti. 2015.

Crowded by Beauty: The Life and Zen of Poet Philip Whalen. David Schneider. 2015.

Episodes. Pierre Delattre. 1993

An Autobiographical Novel. Kenneth Rexroth. 1964. 1991 edition.

In the Sierra: Mountain Writings. Kenneth Rexroth. 2012.

World Outside My Window: The Selected Essays. Kenneth Rexroth. 1987.

Assays. Kenneth Rexroth. 1961.

A Jamie De Angulo Reader.  ed. Bob Callahan. 1979.

The improper Bohemians: Greenwich Village in its Heyday. Allen Churchill. 1959.

Reclaiming San Francisco: History, Politics, Culture: A City Lights Anthology. Ed. James Brook, Chris Carlsson, & Nancy Peters. 1998.

The Destruction of California. Raymond Dasmann. 1966.

Estero: A West Marin Quarterly. Vo 1, No 1. Summer 1992

Jumping Out of Bed: Poems. Robert Bly. 1987.

Mostly California. Don Blanding. 1948.

The Beats: From Kerouac to Kesey, an Illustrated Journey Through the Beat Generation. Mike Evans. 2007

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