Playboy, June 1959, this typescript preserving two deleted poems never published with the article: "Harpo, I'll Always Love You" ("Oh, Harpo! When did you seem like an angel the last time?,,," [see also lot 39]) and "Love's multitudinous boneyard"; text with editors' markings and deletions in ink. 13 pages, 4to, original Playboy editorial sheets, one advising "allow Kerouac a measure of freedom in punc. etc., but put in those apostrophes..." The article is Kerouac's long, discursive consideration of the Beat movement, the origin of the term "beat" (based on a remark of Kerouac to novelist John Clellon Holmes), its connection to jazz, and other aspects of the movement, first delivered as a speech at Brandeis University, 6 November 1958. -- KEROUAC. Typed manuscript, "Good Blonde," published in Playboy, January 1965, with a number of editor's markings. 16pp., 4to, in folder with typed label of Kerouac's literary agent, Sterling Lord. "She was a gorgeous young blonde girl of about 22 in a pure white bathingsuit, barefooted with a little ankletbracelet around her right ankle. Her bathingsuit was shoulderless and low cut..." -- KEROUAC. Typed manuscript, "The Rumbling, Rambling Blues," published in Playboy, January 1958, with editorial markings and a number of penciled deletions. 4pp., 4to, with a second editor's carbon typescript on pink paper, 6pp., lines numbered - KEROUAC. Six photographs of Kerouac, three by Robert Frank, one by Jerry Ulsmann, one by Walter Lehrmann, as published in Playboy, 1958-1965. Several show Kerouac at work at his desk and typewriter. Various sizes. Photo credits in pencil on versos. Together 10 items. (10) " /> KEROUAC, Jack (1922-1969). Typed manuscript, "The Beat Generation," published in <I>Playboy</I>, June 1959, this typescript preserving two deleted poems never published with the article: "Harpo, I'll Always Love You" ("Oh, Harpo! When did you seem like an angel the last time?,,," [see also lot 39]) and "Love's multitudinous boneyard"; text with editors' markings and deletions in ink. <I>13 pages, 4to, original <I>Playboy</I> editorial sheets, one advising "allow Kerouac a measure of freedom in punc. etc., but put in those apostrophes..." The article is Kerouac's long, discursive consideration of the Beat movement, the origin of the term "beat" (based on a remark of Kerouac to novelist John Clellon Holmes), its connection to jazz, and other aspects of the movement, first delivered as a speech at Brandeis University, 6 November 1958. -- KEROUAC. Typed manuscript, "Good Blonde," published in <I>Playboy</I>, January 1965, with a number of editor's markings. <I>16pp., 4to, in folder with typed label of Kerouac's literary agent, Sterling Lord</I>. "She was a gorgeous young blonde girl of about 22 in a pure white bathingsuit, barefooted with a little ankletbracelet around her right ankle. Her bathingsuit was shoulderless and low cut..." -- KEROUAC. Typed manuscript, "The Rumbling, Rambling Blues," published in <I>Playboy</I>, January 1958, with editorial markings and a number of penciled deletions. <I>4pp., 4to, with a second editor's carbon typescript on pink paper, 6pp., lines numbered</I> - KEROUAC. Six photographs of Kerouac, three by Robert Frank, one by Jerry Ulsmann, one by Walter Lehrmann, as published in <I>Playboy<I>, 1958-1965. Several show Kerouac at work at his desk and typewriter. Various sizes. Photo credits in pencil on versos. <I>Together 10 items</I>. (10) | Christie's
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    KEROUAC, Jack (1922-1969). Typed manuscript, ''The Beat Generation,'' published in Playboy, June 1959, this typescript preserving two deleted poems never published with the article: ''Harpo, I'll Always Love You'' (''Oh, Harpo! When did you seem like an angel the last time?,,,'' [see also lot 39]) and ''Love's multitudinous boneyard''; text with editors' markings and deletions in ink. 13 pages, 4to, original Playboy editorial sheets, one advising ''allow Kerouac a measure of freedom in punc. etc., but put in those apostrophes...'' The article is Kerouac's long, discursive consideration of the Beat movement, the origin of the term ''beat'' (based on a remark of Kerouac to novelist John Clellon Holmes), its connection to jazz, and other aspects of the movement, first delivered as a speech at Brandeis University, 6 November 1958. -- KEROUAC. Typed manuscript, ''Good Blonde,'' published in Playboy, January 1965, with a number of editor's markings. 16pp., 4to, in folder with typed label of Kerouac's literary agent, Sterling Lord. ''She was a gorgeous young blonde girl of about 22 in a pure white bathingsuit, barefooted with a little ankletbracelet around her right ankle. Her bathingsuit was shoulderless and low cut...'' -- KEROUAC. Typed manuscript, ''The Rumbling, Rambling Blues,'' published in Playboy, January 1958, with editorial markings and a number of penciled deletions. 4pp., 4to, with a second editor's carbon typescript on pink paper, 6pp., lines numbered - KEROUAC. Six photographs of Kerouac, three by Robert Frank, one by Jerry Ulsmann, one by Walter Lehrmann, as published in Playboy, 1958-1965. Several show Kerouac at work at his desk and typewriter. Various sizes. Photo credits in pencil on versos. Together 10 items. (10)

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    KEROUAC, Jack (1922-1969). Typed manuscript, "The Beat Generation," published in Playboy, June 1959, this typescript preserving two deleted poems never published with the article: "Harpo, I'll Always Love You" ("Oh, Harpo! When did you seem like an angel the last time?,,," [see also lot 39]) and "Love's multitudinous boneyard"; text with editors' markings and deletions in ink. 13 pages, 4to, original Playboy editorial sheets, one advising "allow Kerouac a measure of freedom in punc. etc., but put in those apostrophes..." The article is Kerouac's long, discursive consideration of the Beat movement, the origin of the term "beat" (based on a remark of Kerouac to novelist John Clellon Holmes), its connection to jazz, and other aspects of the movement, first delivered as a speech at Brandeis University, 6 November 1958. -- KEROUAC. Typed manuscript, "Good Blonde," published in Playboy, January 1965, with a number of editor's markings. 16pp., 4to, in folder with typed label of Kerouac's literary agent, Sterling Lord. "She was a gorgeous young blonde girl of about 22 in a pure white bathingsuit, barefooted with a little ankletbracelet around her right ankle. Her bathingsuit was shoulderless and low cut..." -- KEROUAC. Typed manuscript, "The Rumbling, Rambling Blues," published in Playboy, January 1958, with editorial markings and a number of penciled deletions. 4pp., 4to, with a second editor's carbon typescript on pink paper, 6pp., lines numbered - KEROUAC. Six photographs of Kerouac, three by Robert Frank, one by Jerry Ulsmann, one by Walter Lehrmann, as published in Playboy, 1958-1965. Several show Kerouac at work at his desk and typewriter. Various sizes. Photo credits in pencil on versos. Together 10 items. (10)

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