San Francisco: Grabhorn-Hoyem, 1971. Limited Edition. One of 275 copies signed by the author on the title page. Quarto (30cm); full beige linen, with wraparound pictorial elements designed by Robert La Vigne; [viii],43,pp. A Fine copy.
A masterful fine press edition of Ginsberg's 1956 poem, a cornerstone work of Beat literature. "This book comprises the text of Howl as it was published in 1956 with recent minute revisions by the author and the addition of a related poetic frament The Names, written in 1957, published in the Paris Review for Spring 1966 and here first collected with the poem" (from colophon). GRABHORN-HOYEM 45.