Pictures of the Gone World

Pictures of the Gone World

Book - 2015
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"Lawrence Ferlinghetti has influenced American culture like few other poets. But in 1955, shortly before he would gain fame as the beloved author of A Coney Island of the Mind, he was an unpublished and mostly unknown poet. He launched City Lights Publishers that year with a five-hundred-copy letterpress edition of Pictures of the Gone World, Number One in the Pocket Poets Series. A classic collection of early work, Pictures includes many of Ferlinghetti's most iconic poems. This limited edition sixtieth anniversary hardcover restores the book to its original selection, and is a must for collectors and fans. Lawrence Ferlinghetti is a poet, painter, and founder of City Lights Booksellers & Publishers"--
"Published to celebrate sixty years of City Lights publishing, which was begun with the letterpress printing of this book in 1955. A classic collection, this was the only volume of his own poetry Ferlinghetti would publish at City Lights, and it includes many of his most beloved poems, published in a limited edition hardcover, a must for collectors and fans"--
Publisher: San Francisco :, City Lights Books,, 2015.
Edition: 60th anniversary edition.
Copyright Date: ©1955
ISBN: 9780872866904
0872866904
Branch Call Number: 811.54 FE
Characteristics: 27 pages ; 17 cm.

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