Robert Frank (with Jack Kerouac and Alfred Leslie): Pull My Daisy + Zero Mostel Reads a Book
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Pull My Daisy. Text by Jack Kerouac for the film by Robert Frank and Alfred Leslie. Introduction by Jerry Tallmer. Grove Press, New York/Evergreen, London, 1961. 38 pp. text + illustrations. First printing. Stiff wrappers. Black-and-white reproductions.
Fine-; with trace of rubbing.



"Here is the complete Kerouac text, with photos selected by Robert Frank from the film Pull My Daisy--a short cinematographic exhibition of 'Beat' life in a Bowery 'pad' on New York's Lower East Side, with spontaneous performances by poets Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso, and Peter Orlovsky, painter Larry Rivers, composer David Amram, and other characters drawn from the highest echelons of Beat society."--from the cover blurb

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Zero Mostel Reads a Book. Photographs by Robert Frank. Uncredited text. New York Times ('published for the fun of it'), 1963. Unpaged. Octavo. First edition. Signed on verso of front flyleaf. Printed paper covered boards. No jacket as issued. Decorative endpapers with a small photo of Zero on the front endpaper. Black-and-white reproductions. Original glassine wrapper.
Fine with slight loss to glassine (1 in./2.5 cm.).

"...what Zero Mostel has to say about books Robert Frank has caught with his camera. The result we think is eloquent and amusing. We hope you like it."--from the introduction. A wonderfully idiosyncratic book!!
Robert Frank (with Jack Kerouac and Alfred Leslie): Pull My Daisy + Zero Mostel Reads a Book
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