Kaddish and Other Poems(128 views)
Description: INSCRIBED BY GINSBERG to his professor at the New School, Elbert Lenrow: "For Elbert Lenrow" and signed "Allen Ginsberg" beneath his name. Ginsberg also included a full-page ink drawing on the inside front cover. In his later letters to the poet, Lenrow repeatedly urges Ginsberg to visit and sign the books ("Having bought your books for a long time, I now have more than a dozen by or about you, and it's my hope that you will sometime add to their uniqueness by inscribing them with appropriate 'Blakean' reflections or drawings"). As the inscription is dated 1980, Ginsberg apparently fulfilled his friend's wish, and included an interesting "Blakean" drawing on the inside front cover. Eleventh printing. San Francisco: City Lights Books, February 1970. Book near-fine with minor wear. Interesting association copy.
Artist or Maker: Ginsberg, Allen