Item #40032 The Change. Allen GINSBERG.
The Change.


The Change.

London: Writers Forum (WFP 5), November 1963. First edition, corrected state, with the author’s name printed correctly (copies of the first state had it as ‘Ginsburg’, most of which were altered by hand in black ink to the correct spelling). 8vo. Stapled wrps. 24pp., mimeograph, printed rectos only. Linocut cover design by Jeff Nuttall.

The poem’s title refers to Ginsberg’s renunciation of the drug experience and his long-held quest for cosmic consciousness that occurrred during his travels through India and Japan in 1963.

Faint age-toning to extremities, o/w Near Fine.