Pull My Daisy

Jack Kerouac


New York: Grove Press, Inc., 1961. First Edition. Softcover. [71]pp., 5.5 x 8 inches

Very Good. Moderate rubbing and toning to wraps, with some foxing to rear and wear to the spine. Mild edgewear.

The complete Kerouac text, with photos 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 – directed by Robert Frank and Alfred Leslie in a departure from a screenplay by Jack Kerouac. Includes 31 pages of black-and-white stills, and an introduction by Jerry Tallmer.

Embossing on first interior page states that this copy comes "from the library of Jim Walrod," the late design guru and art collector.