The Yage Letters. William BURROUGHS, Allen GINSBERG.
The Yage Letters.
The Yage Letters.

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The Yage Letters.

SF: City Lights Books (1963), 8th printing, 1978. Wrps., 72pp. SIGNED by both William Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg on the title page, the latter adding the date ("3/19/86") and location ("Albany"). An "early epistolary novel" by Burroughs, "detailing picaresque incidents of search for telepathic-hallucinogenic-mind-expanding drug Yage" (back cover blurb). The letters date from 1953 and record his journeys through the Amazon jungle. Includes two drawings by Allen Ginsberg and his 1960 letters to Burroughs. Near Fine.

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