The Fall of America. Inscribed by the Author (1972)
Author: Allen Ginsberg
Book ID: 66631
The Fall of America. Poems of These States 1965-1971. San Francisco: City Lights Books, 1972. First Edition. Card covers printed in white. A fine bright copy.
Signed by Allen Ginsberg to the title page.
Winner of the National Book Award for Poetry. First printings of The Fall of America exist in both black and white wrappers, with no priority. There was no hardcover of this edition.
The collection, written at the height of the poet’s celebrity, consists of several hyper-accessible poems that address everything from travel and migration to the sexual revolution and gay liberation.
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