New York: Lospecchio Press, 1986. FIRST EDITION. Publisher's black cloth with title and design in gilt on front cover. Signed on the half-title and title page by Ginsberg and on the limitation page by the editors. Also included is a self-portrait photograph (selfie) of Ginsberg which he signed and pasted onto the verso of the final leaf. First printing, one of 26 lettered copies of this tribute to Allen Ginsberg by many of his colleagues, friends, and admirers. The printing was limited to 226 copies, 200 of which were numbered and 26 of which were lettered (ours is "U"); the numbered copies are signed by the editors only. This particular copy is signed on the half-title by Ginsberg and dated March, 1990, and on the title page signed to Martha Sattler and dated April 1, 1991. The selfie in the back of the book is dated August 1, 1985. Letters, poetry, tributes, etc., are included by many celebrated individuals such as Ted Berrigan, Neal Cassady, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Timothy Leary, fellow authors from the Black Sparrow Press, and Ginsberg's family. A fitting tribute in an exquisite volume. (Inventory #: 17214)
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