(FERLINGHETTI, Lawrence) (1919- )
American poet, painter, social activist, and the co-founder of City Lights Booksellers & Publishers.
BOOK: Stated Signed First Edition; Ferlinghetti: Portrait. Author: Christopher Felver. hardbound, original dustjacket. Signed on the title page. Gibbs-Smith Publishers, Salt Lake City, 1988., Numerous black/white photographs. Near fine.
Mr. Ferlinghetti is the author of poetry, translations, fiction, theatre, art criticism, and film narration. He is best known for his first collection of poetry: A Coney Island of the Mind (1958), which has been translated into nine languages, with sales of more than one million copies.
Tue Renaissance man turned 100 in March 2019, leading the city of San Francisco to proclaim his birthday, March 24, “Lawrence Ferlinghetti Day.”