New Collectible: City Lights Journal, Number Two

City Lights Journal, Number TwoNew in our Collectible catalogue:

City Lights Journal, Number Two

sold outThe first three issues of the City Lights Journal were published between 1963 and 1966. Combining English translations of European avant-garde authors and poets such as Arthur Rimbaud, Antonin Artaud, Guillaume Apollinaire and Ferdinand Céline with Beat poets such as Gregory Corso, Neal Cassady and Allen Ginsberg and leading artists as Roland Topor, Allan Kaprow and Julian Beck, the City Lights Journals proved seminal to the 1960s counterculture and set an example for many later publishing ventures.

This copy of City Lights Journal, Number Two, published in 1964, is in very good condition with only minor shelf wear of the cover and minor damage to the spine. Among the contributors to this 280-page book count Alexander Trocchi with his famous invisible insurrection of a million minds, Grazia Livi’s interview of Ezra Pound, Claude Pelieu, Gary Snyder, Allen Ginsberg, Frank O’Hara and many others. Read more