GINSBERG, ALLEN. 1926-1997.
Lot 54
GINSBERG, ALLEN. 1926-1997.
Sold for US$ 1,342 inc. premium
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GINSBERG, ALLEN. 1926-1997.
1. Autograph Letter Signed, 1 p, n.p., May 15, 1964 to "Tombi," autograph envelope present additionally signed and with postscript. Declining to write about Eliot, but complaining about being overworked. He recommends Robert Creeley & Charles Olson or Robert Duncan, but most emphatically as a postscript on the envelope: "On Eliot: seriously suggest you ask Wm. S. Burroughs ("Naked Lunch") c/o U.S. Consulate Tanger, Marocco for a comment. He uses (cuts-up) & influenced by Eliot much."
2. Typed Letter Signed, 1 p, November 16, 1966, to Phil [Whalen?]. Full of gossip, mentioning Denise Levertov, Robert C., Gary, and Jack [Kerouac]: "& Jack says he'll soon marry STELLA SAMPAS. she been waiting for him for 20 years."

Two great letters from the epicenter of Beat.
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