New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1984. 1st Edition. Fine / Near Fine. Item #605212318
A BEAUTIFUL association Copy, inscribed by Burns on the title page to friend and legendary Greenwich Village bookshop owner Robert Wilson, whose Phoenix Book Shop was a haven for beat culture artists during the movement during the 60s-70s.
Allen Ginsburg, William Burroughs and punk-rock icon Patti Smith were regulars and Wilson created a scene at the Phoenix similar to that of Lawrence Ferlinghetti at City Lights in San Francisco.
Burns' inscription reads "For Robert T. Wilson, reader, writer, author, book collector, bookseller, and authority on mushrooms. With best wishes, Olive Ann Burns 12/21/84"
Half brown cloth and salmon colored paper over boards. Gilt titling to spine. Binding in Fine condition. Dust jacket with mild edge wear, Near Fine. Presents handsomely in archival mylar.
A superior edition. #12969.