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Title:The Scripture of the Golden Eternity
Price:GBP£50.00 (about USD$67.40)
Item ID:B009-4615
Publisher:Totem Press in association with Corinth Books, New York, 1960
Illustrator:Jesse Sorrentino (cover)
Binding:Softcover (Saddle-stapled)
Condition:Very Good
Totem Press in association with Corinth Books, 1960, Softcover (Saddle-stapled), Book Condition: Very Good, First, Illustrated By: Jesse Sorrentino (cover)

The Scripture of the Golden Eternity is a book of 66 prose poems written by American 'beat generation' novelist and poet Jack Kerouac. The book is Kerouac’s sutra on Buddhist philosophy, in which he describes a "Golden Eternity" that is paradoxically everything and nothing; written in 1956 the poems deal mainly with the nature of consciousness and the impermanence of existence. Third Printing (the first American edition was first printed with purple illustration & lettering on white front cover, followed by a second printing with red & the third printing with black); 95cent price on rear cover. Third printing of the First Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. unpaginated. no Dust Jacket as published.. Staples rusty. Illustrator: Jesse Sorrentino (cover). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Poetry; Beat Poets; Buddhism; New Age & Alternative; 1960s; Literature & Literary. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 4615.
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